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English 9 Enriched. Ms. Kennedy 2012-2013. What is enriched English? . Accelerated Pace Multiple Assignments to Balance Independent Work Increased Expectation Strong Work Ethic. What are we doing this year? . 1. Writing Review : analytical paragraph

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English 9 enriched

English 9 Enriched

Ms. Kennedy 2012-2013


What is enriched english

What is enriched English?

  • Accelerated Pace

  • Multiple Assignments to Balance

  • Independent Work

  • Increased Expectation

  • Strong Work Ethic


What are we doing this year

What are we doing this year?

  • 1. Writing Review: analytical paragraph

  • 2. Elements of Fiction: short stories and Of Mice and Men

  • 3. Transformations: myths, “The Metamorphosis,” and Pygmalion

  • 4. Coming of Age: To Kill a Mockingbird

  • 5. Nonfiction: Enrique’s Journey

  • 6. Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

  • 7. Journeys: The Odyssey and Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

  • 8. Poetry Study

  • 9. Vocabulary

  • 10. Grammar: Parts of Speech/Sentence, Phrases/Clauses, Punctuation

  • 11. Independent Reading: read early and often!


What should you do to succeed

What should you do to succeed?

  • Read. A lot.

  • Conference with me

  • Manage your time

  • Check Moodle!

  • Do English homework first! (at least some times)

  • Relax and take joy in stories and writing well

  • Remember you always have something to learn

  • Pay attention to the news


About me

About me

  • Fairmont grad (gasp!)

  • French and English degree from University of Chicago

  • 10th year of teaching; 8th year at CHS

  • Getting married on March 9! Woot!

  • I’m a sucker for mysteries and HIMYM

  • Favorite book: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

  • Last movie I saw: The Dark Knight Rises

  • Favorite band: Radiohead. Tickets = A+


About you

About you

  • Why are you interested in Enriched?

  • What is a goal you have for English this year? Something you’re looking forward to? Something you’re nervous about?

  • Favorite book?

  • How many books did you read this summer?

  • Did you do a lot of writing last year? If so, what kind?

  • Something I should know about you? Serious or silly (but true).


Homework

homework

  • Review the course syllabus and policies. Highlight what you think is important. Come prepared with questions and be ready for a “quiz.”

  • Have a great first day of high school! My door is always open!


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