• meWELCOME TO MRS. PALACIOS's ENGLISH CLASS!

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    WELCOME BACK!

    I LOOK FORWARD TO A WONDERFUL SCHOOL YEAR!

     

     

     

    ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ARTS CLASS focuses on Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking standards. We focus primarily on reading for information and character development, three types of writing: narrative, informative/expository, and argument with an emphasis on annotating and extracting evidence from the text. Students will do occasional speeches and presentations in class.

     

    Videos relevant to reading units:

    Documentaries: Holocaust, Anne Frank, LA Riots, Freedom Riders, A Place to Stand, 9/11 

    Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speech

    Current Events Topics

    Character lessons: The Pursuit of Happyness, Lean on Me, Stand and Deliver, Freedom Writers, A Raisin in the Sun, The Blind Side

    Thematic: Edgar Allen Poe's Tell-Tale Heart, The Monkey's Paw and the Simpson's version, A Christmas Carol, The Necklace, King Midas, The Law of Attraction

     

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