An archived stack of papers: 'English 2'

Next Steps

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Feb
  • 03
  • 2011

So I told my students today all those things I’m feeling that I wrote about yesterday: that feeling of “ugh” and how I don’t like the way things are progressing. I read a passage from Fahrenheit 451 to my English 2 today wherein Montag gives an impassioned plea to his wife that she needs to feel... read more

The Feeling Of “Ugh”

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Feb
  • 02
  • 2011

The feeling of “Ugh.” You know the feeling. The feeling that you get when plans do not pan out. The feeling of “it’s too late to change now!” The feeling that things were not supposed to go this way. The feeling that reality does not match the vision. The feeling of not being entirely sure why. Are those the feelings of an average day for you, too?

In both of my... read more

Introduction Inspection

In a stack of papers called Writing.

  • Oct
  • 27
  • 2010

Last year, my good friend and I put together a presentation and we alliterated the titles of all of our handouts (Strong Sentences, Excerpt Exercise, etc.). I’ve added a new one to that group of handouts and am excited about the possibilities is represents. Introduction Inspection presents students with three introductions that they basically need to grade and then say why. The differences between... read more

Running Out Of Time

In a stack of papers called Unorganized.

  • Apr
  • 22
  • 2010

We were supposed to:

review root blocks 25 & 26 finish chapter 6 and begin chapter 7 of Lord of the Flies begin chapter notes for LOTF read in their SSR book for about twenty minutes start their Reading Response in class discuss symbols in LOTF

We only:

reviewed root blocks 25 &... read more

Something New(ish)

In a stack of papers called Instruction.

  • Aug
  • 14
  • 2009

My school doesn’t start for another ten days; students arrive in eleven. Some teachers were just told earlier this week what they will be teaching next year. I’m willing to bet that other teachers still don’t know. There is a possibility that teaching schedules could change between now and the 25th. It’s slight, but still a possibility. This all worries me, but I’m sure... read more