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Welcome back to school for  2014-2015!  This year we will be exploring many literary genres - short stories, poetry, myths and legends, and lots of nonfiction. This class site will have all of your assignments, class announcements, important dates on the calendar, and who knows what else!  Please visit this site frequently - you will discover many new things!

Words for thought: "The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size." (Oliver Wendell Holmes)




Homework Assignments

  • English 7 ~ all periods 3/4/15 Here is a recap of the last few days.  On Monday, 3/2, we began our short story unit with an exploration of the nature of identity: how we see ...
    Posted by Ellen Yuen
  • English 7 ~ all periods ~ 2/18/15 We continue to focus on our Essential Question --> Bottled Water vs. Tap: Which is better, and why?On Tuesday, 2/17, all classes explored and discussed "the basic human right ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2015, 6:01 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • H English 7 per 1, 3 & 5 ~ 2/13/15 We have now completed identifying evidence (on the Text Matrix chart) and responding to the text-based questions for "Bottled Water Matters." We will be completing this District Assessment next ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2015, 5:52 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • English 7 ~ per. 4, 6 ~ 2/13/15 We have now completed identifying evidence (on the Text Matrix chart) and responding to the text-based questions for "Bottled Water Matters." We will be completing this District Assessment next ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2015, 5:35 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • ALL ENGLISH 7 CLASSES ~ 2/8/15 This is not a Homework announcement, but an update regarding future AR assignments.The next due date is posted for the 10-week AR Tests and Reading Logs. You will ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2015, 2:26 PM by Ellen Yuen
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Class Announcements

  • To All Students -- 11/26/14 Here is what some of you have been waiting for:From Nathan Levy's Stories With Holes Volume 1:Story 9. 53 Bicycles"A man lies dead in a room ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2014, 12:10 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • Ms. Yuen is Out Loud 11/12/14 Students, come and hear me read to you while you eat your lunch and earn FIVE extra credit points!That's Wednesday, 11/12/14 in the library at lunch ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2014, 5:00 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • H English 1, 3, 5 ~ 11/7/14 Wonderful work on the Missing/Wanted Poster presentations this week. We have quite a few budding thespians in our midst.Next week students will work independently on a culminating task ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2014, 6:14 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • All English 7 periods ~ 10/3/14 In Honors English 7 classes we concluded our analysis of the "Phaethon" myth by exploring character traits backed up by firm textual evidence.  In regular English 7 classes students concluded ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2014, 5:38 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • All students in Ms. Yuen's classes CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ACE AWARD WINNERS!
    Posted Sep 22, 2014, 5:00 PM by Ellen Yuen
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