• May 3- May 15

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 5/3/2020

    The final modules and assignments for the year are now posted on Canvas for all classes. Please note, ALL ASSIGNMENTS must be completed by May 15 for grades 9-11. You may do any of the assignments that I have given during the fourth term. Late work will be accepted. 

    ACC English I/Engllish I -

    #1 -- reading questions for sections 7-9 of Night (these are short sections and you have 9 questions total)

    #2 -- Found Poetry from Night (instructions on Canvas)

     

    English III -

    #1 -- Found Poetry for Gatsby (see directions on Canvas)

    #2 -- Life Skills Challenge (see directions on Canvas) and Survey 

     

    I have enjoyed being your teacher this year, and I only wish we had been able to spend more time in the classroom together. I hope you all will have a very safe and happy rest of the school year and summer. I hope to see all your smiling faces in August! :)

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  • Coming Soon -- 2020-21 HW

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 4/14/2020 11:00:00 PM
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  • A note about homework

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 4/14/2020

    Homework Assignments will be posted here as well as on Canvas. Homework in English will primarilhy be vocabulary practice, reading assignments for class quizzes and discussion, pre-writing, drafting, or revising a written assignment, or study/review for a test or quiz. Homework is assigned as needed and is frequent, but not every class meeting. 

    Remember that Homework assignments are not taken past the due date! 

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  • Week of April 20-24

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 4/14/2020

    This week, each class has one main assignment to complete. Please refer to the district grading policy for Term 4 to understand how this work will affect your grade. I hope everyone is staying positive and following guidelines for families to stay healthy. 

     

    English I/ACC English I -- complete review questions for Section 4 of Night. I often show the film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas or The Diary of Anne Frank during this study. I know this is a time of stress and worry for many, so I am not assigning or asking students to view these films because they are about the Holocaust and are very emotional for many to watch. If you want to watch a film about the Holocaust, I'd suggest either of these two. 

    English III -- Who is Guilty in Gatsby? Which character is most to blame for the tragedies that occur in the novel. (I blame Daisy!) Write a 5-paragraph essay explaining who you would like to see found guilty and why. I always end our study of Gatsby with a viewing of the movie version (Either the 1970s Robert Redford version or the 2016 Leo De Caprio version). I encourage you to find a way to watch it while you are at home in the next week or two. 

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  • Week of April 14-17

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 4/14/2020

    For this week, I am not making any new assignments for students. Please go to Canvas and complete assignments that you have not done yet. Also:

     

    English I/ACC English I -- continue and complete reading of Night, by Elie Wiesel. PDF and audio files of the book are available on Canvas. 

     

    English III -- complete reading The Great Gatsby and all chapter reading questions that have been assigned. 

     

    No assignments have been locked and I will not be counting off for late work. I can be reached via email, Remind, or Canvas to answer any questions or for you to let me know about any issues or difficulties you are having. 

    I will be making decisions about how we will finalize our novel/memoir studies this week, as we get more information about if/when we will return to the school building, and I will give that to you all here, on Remind texts, and on Canvas announcements and modules. 

     

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  • COVID19 Classroom Information

    Posted by Lynne Schneider on 3/18/2020 11:30:00 AM

    With everyone hopefully staying safe and healthy AT HOME during this uprecedented situation, I will be assigning work on Canvas beginning Monday, March 23. All students should have a copy of their novels (Night for 9th grade, The Great Gatsby for 11th grade) and be ready to begin reading and working on related asignments. Updates will be posted here and through Canvas at least twice weekly. As always, feel free to contact me through Canvas, Remind, or via district email with questions or concerns. 

     

    Office Hours: While you can send emails at any time, I will be available and responding Monday-Friday 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. 

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