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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

  • All English 7 Classes ~ 3/27/15 Periods 1, 3, and 5: Complete the Four Square, the culminating task based on the short story, "The White Umbrella."  Follow the directions on the sheet, and as I explained ...
    Posted by Ellen Yuen
  • All students in all periods ~ 3/24/15 Today all students at Holmes received their 10-week spring semester report cards.  Parents, it is important that you review your students' grades, and sign the report so your student ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 5:52 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • All English 7 Classes ~ 3/22/15 AR ALERT:ALL STUDENTS MUST GET MS. YUEN'S APPROVAL FOR THEIR 15-WEEK AR BOOK BY FRIDAY, MARCH 27 - BEFORE THE START OF SPRING BREAK. I WILL NOT APPROVE ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2015, 2:42 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • H English7 ~ 3/21/15 Excellent collaborative work in all classes as you responded to the text-dependent questions for "The White Umbrella."  Hard work does pay off!Homework:1. If you have not done ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2015, 6:00 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • English 7 ~ 3/16/15 In periods 1, 3 and 5 students reviewed their 20-word predictions, filled in definitions of terms on the Vocabulary Rating Scale sheet, and completed a first reading of the ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2015, 3:32 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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