Word of the Week

  • Myopic Adjective meaning short-sighted or near-sighted; lacking foresight. Sample Sentence: The politician's myopic plan would ultimately fail. 
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 8:16 PM by Jeff Vincent
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7th Grade

  • First Six Weeks: Literary Analysis and Narrative Writing As students step into the junior high English classroom for the first time, they will be encountering some very timely short stories. An example of this is Gary Soto's ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 8:31 PM by Jeff Vincent
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Junior High Reading

  • Literature Circles We will start the semester with some high interest literature circles -- small groups of students will read and take on specific roles as they discuss various aspects of the novels
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 9:17 PM by Jeff Vincent
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9th Grade

  • First Six Weeks: Literary Analysis and Narrative Writing For the first six weeks of the school year, students will be reading and writing short narratives. We will be focusing on reading with purpose and identifying specific textual evidence ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 8:04 PM by Jeff Vincent
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Creative Writing


11th Grade

  • First Six Weeks: Informational Texts The junior class will be starting the year by refreshing and developing some specific techniques for performing a close reading of informational (expository) texts. They will first be reading some ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2014, 8:36 PM by Jeff Vincent
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