• WELCOME TO MRS. PALACIOS's ENGLISH CLASS! simpsons

     

    WELCOME BACK!

    I LOOK FORWARD TO A WONDERFUL SCHOOL YEAR!

     AT THIS TIME WE ARE BACK TO IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION!! NO MORE ZOOM! WOO-HOO!zoom

    Thank you for your attention!

     

    DURING DISTANCE LEARNING, MY STUDENTS HAVE THE OPTIONS TO DO THE FOLLOWING ASSIGNMENTS:

      • My Video Lessons - lessons with notes; correlating assignments count for additional credit = 1+credits
      • Magazine Packet - 1 credit. Please write thorough answers in complete sentences.
      • Biographies (pink)  6 = 1 credit
      • Reading Comprehension Packets (blue) 1 packet = 1/2 credit
      • Essays - 1 credit. Choose 5 essays from the topics list. Follow the essay guideline for structure.
      • Vocabulary and Reading/Grammar Packets - 15 pages = 1 credit. Dictionary may be needed.
      • APEX COMPUTER PROGRAM (by request only) 

     

     

     
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    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 occassional speeches and presentations in class.

     

    Videos relevant to reading units:

    Documentaries: Holocaust, Anne Frank, LA Riots, Freeom 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