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Welcome to Ms. Wilkinson's Classes

When you are absent, make sure to check the date you were absent in the homework section to see what handouts/activities/notes/DOL you missed. NOTE: You may have to click on "see past" in order to view all assignments. Useful links for all my classes will be posted in this location. For links specific to your class, please check your class's link. McNary High School McNary Library 1 State Reading Test Practice Website - Use Maryland State's Practice Website to help you brush up your skills for the reading test. (http://hsaexam.org/online/online_parent.html) 2 State Reading Test Practice Website - Use Oregon's online simulation to help you improve your skills. (https://oakspt.tds.airast.org/student/) Useful resources to improve writing: OWL - Grammar Help OWL - Writing Help Transition Help for Writing from OWL Helpful rhetoric resource for English10: American Rhetoric Want to make a difference for people who really need help? Interested in stopping injustice around the world? PLEASE join us at the Humanitarian Watch Club meetings!!! Tuesdays after school in 262!

English 12--Semester One

This link is for English 12 during 1st Semester. English 12 curtails to Common Core Standards for seniors by focusing on reading and comprehension of British literature in a chronological order, while addressing academic writing skills.

Important Exit Criteria--Seniors must pass the OAKS with a writing score of 40 or higher OR pass (2) Essential Skills Writing Samples in order to meet graduation requirements, as well as coursework for two semesters.

General Downloads

View the document to see the DOL and the notes from 9/19-9/20.
This worksheet will help you think about the details of your story, so that you can develop them clearly.
Here are the items to be vigilant for when editing/writing your narratives.
Read the packet to gain a better understanding of how samples are scored.
Take the introductory quiz. Read the documents and define the underlined words in each document for your vocabulary log.
View the power point and copy the definitions for each word. They will be on a vocabulary quiz.
Read the guide and translate it into your own guide that you will use throughout the semester to score your colleagues' papers.
For help with your citations, use this comprehensive list. Make sure you find the correct source type!
Use this document to help you format notes.
Look at the example and use it as a model for your outline.
Read these important items to help you with writing your narrative.
Inference Help (191.49 KB)
Look at the picture and try to infer what the situation is.
View the power point presentation and know the differences between sentence types. Be clear about the examples.