It is wonderful to have your children in my English 1 class. This is my 33rd year teaching. I have worked for Davidson County Schools for 10 years. My prior professional experience has been in Miami, Florida. For 22 years I have worked in elementary, middle school and adult education. I have a Master's Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources. The areas of certification in the State of Florida is in Elementary Education, ESL, Middle School and English 6th grade to 9th grade. In the State of North Carolina my certification is in English 6th grade to 9th grade.
Period 1 Planning
Period 2 9:36-11:06
Period 3 11:12-1:22
Armour Time 12:55-1:30
Period 4 1:38-3:00
You can call the school, my extension is 8577. If you would like to schedule a conference I am available Period 1, 8:00-9:00 on Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays, or after school. Please ask your sons/daughters for the REMIND messaging program that will help you keep abreast of the notifications I will be sending the students. I do keep up with my webpage if you should need information as to what the students are studying and working on. Please visit weekly and check the Power School for your child's grades, missing assignments and any questions you might have about their grades.
My expectations of the students is to try their best and put forth effort in every assignment they have and to take advantage of correcting their mistakes when given the opportunity. All students are expected to have an interactive 5 subject notebook, an agenda and all materials necessary to be a success in high school.
1 (5) subject spiral notebook, 180-200 sheets
paper,pencils/pens(black or blue),erasers,glue sticks,scissors,highlighters,sticky notes in multi colors
3 ring notebook to keep your work and assignments
Mar. 20 they will have a homework assignments, Healthy Eating Tips for Teen , due Friday,Mar.24. Study for your vocabulary test Unit 5, it will be Mar. 30. Thursday.
Students received their vocabulary words for Unit 5 on Monday, Mar.20. Unit 5 vocabulary test will be Mar. 30, Thursday.
We will be researching Gods and Goddesses. Students will be put into groups and assigned a God or Goddess. They will create a power point in Google slides. This will consists of typing information, adding pictures, animation, song and any other aspect of creativity they can include in their slide. They will present in front of the class their final slide production. Students/groups will have 4 days to research and create, they will present on Friday, Mar.24.
INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK VOCABULARY SECTION PAGES 6-10 AND STORIES/POEM SECTION PAGES 5-13, DUE MAR. 20, MONDAY.
I hope all this information will help you and your child ease into high school. Please do not hesitate to e-mail me with any questions or concerns you might have. I will get back to you the same day after school. I also have a REMIND account. This gives me the opportunity to send students and parents text messages. Please ask your child how to hook you up. If you would like to have an update weekly of your child I do not mind keeping parents up to date. Just e-
mail me or call after 3:00.