English

English

Middle School English

6th – 8th Grades
Monday: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Mrs. PJ Burton

This course provides a wonderful foundation in spelling, grammar, and the writing process. It emphasizes simple but useful composition and language strategies with great opportunities for modeling practical, real-world writing situations, enabling students to improve their skills in communicating through writing. Students will experience a variety of appropriate reading selections and will be systematically walked through the critical thinking process with comprehension techniques at their level. Note-taking strategies and beginner literary analysis will also be addressed.

 

 

High School English

8th – 10th Grades
Monday: 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Mrs. PJ Burton

This course emphasizes the continued application of core skills in the area of English which will cover reading, writing, speaking, listening, and critical thinking. Students reinforce their skills by formulating clearly written sentences and applying the correct usage of grammar in their written work. Students will continue to refine their writing skills by using the writing process to compose core writing assignments and to respond to timed writing prompts as well as training on information gathering, research preparation, advanced placement style writing processes, and open-ended response assignments. The comprehensive study of American literature will focus on the analysis of short stories, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and novels.

Supply List for All English Classes
  • Notecards
  • Flat pencil case, baggie or notecard holder to keep notecards in
  • Binder or folder
  • Highlighter
  • Black or blue pen
  • Pencil
  • Colored pens for edits (not blue or red)
  • 3 spirals or composition notebooks
  • notebook paper
  • folder with brads or 1-inch 3-ring binder