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Description:

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:

    https://www.shmoop.com/the-giver/

    A literary video guide:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnOkODf4TuE

  • 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!

    http://www.varsitytutors.com/englishteacher

  • Irony Videos

    Really cool videos about irony:

    Verbal

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiR-bnCHIYo

    Situational

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqg6RO8c_W0

    Dramatic

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZFYuX84n1U

  • Ray Bradbury Theatre

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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_5beW7G7kc&list=PLB969D217E9E7CF0E

  • Poetry Slam

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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvJhVGl9paM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7dLU6fk9QY&list=PLAFD49B64CE744E52

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

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