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English / LANGUAGE ARTS

Teaching Tolerance magazine says, “Texts are both mirrors—works in which students see themselves reflected—and windows—opportunities to look into the lives of others.” We will explore these ideas in English classes.

SUPPLIES

These are the supplies you will need:

  • Notebook, specifically used for English only
  • Folder, specifically used for English only
  • Planner
  • Pens or pencils
  • Highlighters, optional
  • Google classroom log-in for classroom.google.com

EXPECTATIONS

We come to work prepared every day. We expect the same of our students.

We ask questions when we don’t understand. We expect the same of our students.

DISCLAIMER

The use of technology will be at the teacher’s discretion.

LINKS

WRITING RESOURCES

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/

  • Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab. A resource for everything writing related.

http://easybib.com/

  • Generates citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago formats.
HOW TO FIND YOUR NEXT GREAT BOOK

http://www.yournextread.com/us/

  • Type in the title of a book you enjoyed, and it will give you recommendations for your next read.

http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/

  • Type in the title of a book you enjoyed, and it will give you recommendations for your next read.
LINKS TO DIVERSE READING OPTIONS

http://diversityinya.tumblr.com/

  • They celebrate young adult books about all kinds of diversity, from race to sexual orientation to gender identity and disability.

http://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/archives/1103

  • The Rainbow List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender content, aimed at youth through age 18.

https://www.leeandlow.com/categories/39/related_products?active_section=Overview

  • Lee & Low books offers a wide range of titles for struggling, grade level, and advanced readers in high school. To ensure a well-rounded literacy education, the books within each collection offer contemporary and historical examples of fiction and nonfiction with many authors and characters of color.