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English 9 College Prep. Mr. Li Foothill Technology High School Fall 2013. I am Mr. Li. I was born in Hong Kong; my family emigrated to California when I was two years old. I am very proud to have earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with Program Honors. .

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English 9 college prep

English 9 College Prep

Mr. Li

Foothill Technology High School

Fall 2013


English 9 college prep

I am Mr. Li

I was born in Hong Kong; my family emigrated to California when I was two years old. I am very proud to have earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with Program Honors.


English 9 college prep

Welcome. You are now embarking on a wonderful journey and period of your life that will challenge who you are and what you must do in order to become who you will be.


Semester 1

Semester 1


Semester 11

Semester 1


Semester 2

Semester 2


In this course you will

  • Read

    • novels, plays, poetry, and information text

  • Write

  • Blogs, summaries, essays, research projects

  • Speak

  • Discussions, debates, trials, speeches

  • You will learn to actively listen

In this course, you will…


Y ou will have to ask for help

and that is okay because…

You will have to ask for help

We are a team; we are a community.

You are not alone.


English 9 college prep

What is a concept map?


Here is an example of a mind map

Here is an example of a Mind Map


There is also the neighborhood map

There is also the Neighborhood Map

You could use this to provide details on:

Incidents where something might have happened

Important locations

Provide a unique perspective to your composition

Consider “The House on Mango Street”


Why thinking maps anyways

Why Thinking Maps, anyways?

Either mapping strategy might help you:

  • Organize your thoughts

  • Develop cohesive ideas about your topic/subject

  • Make connections through visual representations

  • Helps you as a reader visualize what you are reading


How to use this strategy for your assignment

How to use this strategy for your assignment

  • Consider yourself a resource for a writing project.

  • How could you use this to map out your own story?

  • You might consider blending this idea with a Neighborhood Map of your life.


Directions

Directions

  • Decide on a style: straight up mind map, neighborhood map, or a combination of both

  • Composition must be on a Unlined piece of paper

  • Must fill entire page

  • Writing must end up in INK, Marker, or Colored Pencils


What is required

What is required

  • Your name AND the period you are in!

  • 10 incidents or details about you

  • On the back of composition, a single paragraph reflection on this activity.


English 9 college prep

  • For next session:

  • Have your composition book with you from now on.

  • Join Edmodo.

  • Concept map is due on Monday.


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