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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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