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This course is intended to provide enhancement and advancement to freshmen students in the English content area. It will be a supplemental class, used alongside their regular English class to provide enrichment opportunities. This course will not cover the same material as English I.





Some of the material/skills/concepts/activities we will be focusing on in this class include, but are not limited to

  • Independent Reading Project             
  • Timed readings and writings with focus on written analysis of text readings and writing for multiple purposes                
  • Speaking and listening skills              
  • Grammar practice using the Kilgallon method          
  •  ACT vocabulary               
  • Citing sources of research (APA)               
  • A creative writing project             
  • Reading of one novel
  • Studying Language Arts through creative reading and writing projects



Supplies Needed


Students need to purchase the following supplies and bring them to class daily.

  • A notebook or binder where LAMP English work can be specifically organized and stored. A separate section or notebook for opening assignments is suggested. Opening Assignments will focus on vocabulary.
  • Pens and pencils

Suggested supplies:

  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • Extra Paper and Pencils


Helpful Links
  • The Giver Links

    A guide to assist you if you are absent and get behind on class discussion and reading:


    A literary video guide:


  • Web English Teacher

    Use this site for additional help on various aspects of the English classroom including grammar, author studies, vocabulary, writing, media, and research. This is a fantastic resource!


  • Irony Videos

    Really cool videos about irony:







  • Ray Bradbury Theatre

    Here is the link to the Ray Bradbury Theatre youtube videos for his live-action remakes of short stories.


  • Poetry Slam

    Check out some of these really cool poetry slams. I encourage you to look up more. Poetry can be fun!



    (there is a playlist of videos on the side of the second link. Browse around!)

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