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This course offers a review of grammatical concepts and usage skills. Students are introduced to the basic genres of literature (thematically). They develop their writing skills in a variety of ways: they are introduced the processes of writing; they write personal reactions to the reading selections; and they are introduced to ways to develop paragraphs and expository essays. In addition, the course review study skills and provides library orientation. Outside readings and a supplementary vocabulary development program are required. Time is allotted for PSAT, SAT, and HSPA preparation. Time managements skills (assignments collected weekly followed by a weekly evaluation) will be reinforced to guarantee student AND teacher accountability.
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Freshman Curriculum feb-june
Freshmen Curriculum sept-jan
Good Intro & Closing
Holistic score Sheet - Open-ended
Holistic Score Sheet - Essay and Picture Prompt
How to write a 5 para essay
Nonfiction Assignment Sheet
Seven EMERGENCY Plans
These plans are to be used in the event that the district needs to shut down due to illness or any other emergency that may unfortunately present itself. Students should complete one assignment each day and submit upon return.
Seven EMERGENCY Plans TXT file
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