"If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor..."
Teacher: Mrs. Kelly
Overview of the Class:
This class consists of a variety of areas. During this school year the students will read two short novels each marking period. The novels to be read first semester are The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, Jane Eyre, and second semester they will read Frankenstein and The Red Badge of Courage. The students will also be working on improving writing skills and spelling. We will also explore literature in our classroom literature textbooks.
Hard work leads to success!
Check here for daily assignments:
Week 1 - Sept. 3-6 - Student Handbook/Classroom Rules/Spelling Pre-Test/The Tales of Edgar Allen Poe Pre-Test/
Jane Eyre Pre-Test/American Literature Pre-Test/ Daily Daily Oral Language (DOL) Exercises/
Assign: Spelling Pg. 1/ American Literature - read Pgs. 9-13/ Read: About the Author/
Read: About the Times/ Read: The Fall of the House of Usher -Poe/ Assign: Poe Workbook Pg. 1
Week 2 - Sept. 8-12 - DOL on Smart Board (Monday thru Wednesday)/ Spelling Pgs. 2 and 3/American Literature Pgs. 13-14/ Literature Questions in Teams/ Student Notes #7/ American Lit. Vocabulary Workbook Pg. 1/
Movie: The Fall of the House of Usher - Poe