Co-Taught Freshmen English Resources

Learning Path Sites

Turn It In.com

  • 4th Period Class ID:  13079939
  • 6th Period Class ID:  13079950
  • 7th Period Class ID:  13079981
  • PASSWORD: Foley

Khan Academy.com

  • 4th Period Class Code: BG6PKR
  • 6th Period Class Code: 49D29A
  • 7th Period Class Code: CUSZV7

Newsela Current Events

Class Syllabus

Syllabus

Recommended Readings

Last Semester’s Most Popular Books (PowerPoint)

Poetry (2015)

Understanding Poetry (YouTube)

Why Do We Read Poetry? (YouTube)

Seize the Day! (YouTube)

Metaphor and Simile TedEd Video

Metaphor and Simile Activity Sheet

Couplets and Quatrains Activity Sheet

Sensory Language and Imagery Activity Sheet

Batman Teaches Onomatopoeia (YouTube)

Onomatopoeia Activity Sheet

Alliteration, Assonance, and Consonance Activity Sheet

Concrete Poetry PowerPoint

Personification Activity Sheet

Open Mic Poetry Reading Project

The Odyssey Unit (2015)

Greek Gods PowerPoint

Match the God Activity Sheet

Monsters of The Odyssey PowerPoint

An Overview of The Odyssey PowerPoint

The Odyssey Overview PowerPoint Worksheet

Model and Myth Project

Model and Myth Project Graphic Organizer

Odyssey Reading Assessment 1

Create a Cyclops Scene

Land of the Dead

Travel Poster Activity

Odysseus Troubles Pg. 975-987

Odyssey Part 2 Activity Sheet 1009-1017

Odyssey Film Study Day 1

Odyssey Film Study Day 2

Odyssey Film Study Day 3

Odyssey Film Study Day 4 – Character Map

Unit Writing Exam Graphic Organizer

Veterans and PTSD Video

Odysseus in America Book Excerpt

Odysseus in America Book Excerpt Essay Graphic Organizer

Odysseus in America Analytical Reading Assessment #3

Graphic Novel Unit (2015)

Teaching American Born Chinese Weebly Website

Teaching American Born Chinese Blogspot Website (Includes Standards)

ReadWriteThink Comic Strip Generator

Marvel Comics Create Your OwGran Comic Book

ToonDoo Comic Book Maker

DC Comics Create Your Own Heroes and Villains

Chogger Comic Book Maker

Scholastic Graphix Comic Maker

history-of-graphic-novel fall 2016

History of the Graphic Novel Activity Sheet

Manufacturing and Influential Graphic Novels – PowerPoint

Graphic Novel Manufacturing II-PowePoint

Manufacturing the Graphic Novel PPT Activity Sheet

Scott McCloud’s Ted Talk Video On Comics

PBS Video About Comic Book History

Gene Luen Yang Homepage

Origins of American Born Chinese – Part 1

Origins of American Born Chinese – Part 2

Origins of American Born Chinese – Part 3

The Monkey King Movie Trailer

The Legend Of the Monkey King – PowerPoint

Monkey King PowerPoint Activity Sheet

Monkey King Website

Monkey King Simple Video Game

Breakfast At Tiffany’s YouTube Clip (Inspiration for Chin-Kee?)

Chinese Immigration In the United States Information 

Teaching Tolerance Article

Timeline of Important Events

American Born Chinese Activity Sheets pages 7-20

Jin Wang Graphic Organizer

American Born Chinese Activity Sheet pages 55-84

Our America (2015)

Our America Wiki Lesson Plan Site

Chicago Crime Statistics (Chicago Tribune)

Ghetto Life: 101 http://soundportraits.org/on-air/ghetto_life_101/

Ghetto Life 101 Transcript

Remorse: The 14 Stories Of Eric Morse (Radio Show)

Remorse: The 14 Stories Of Eric Morse Transcript

Ida B. Wells Bio.com Informative Site

Ida B. Wells Overview (PowerPoint)

Ida B. Wells Overview Activity Sheet

Introduction Pages 17-26 Activity Sheet

pgs. 29-45 Activity Sheet

pgs. 47-64 Activity Sheet

pgs. 65-81 Activity Sheet

pgs. 83-120 Activity Sheet

pgs. 121-141 Activity Sheet

pgs. 143-155 Activity Sheet

pgs. 156-171 Activity Sheet

pgs. 172-185 Activity Sheet

pgs. 187-201 Activity Sheet

Unit Writing Exam GO

Narrative Research Paper Graphic Organizer

Narrative Research Paper

 

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Second Semester (2016)

Grammar and Stem Packets

Pack One: Nouns and Stem List #1

Pack Two: Pronouns and Stem List #2

Packet Three: Verbs and Stem List #3

Packet Four: Adjectives and Stem List #4

Packet Five Adverbs Conjunctions, Interjections, and Stem List #5

Packet Six Subjects and Predicates and Stem List #6

Packet Seven Declarative, Interrogative, Imperative, Exclamatory Sentences and Stem List #7

Career Cruising (2015)

2016 Career Research Project and Presentation

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (2016)

Audio Version

Shakespeare and the Movies PowerPoint

William Shakespeare Background PowerPoint

Shakespeare’s Theatre PowerPoint

Shakespeare Background PowerPoint Graphic Organizer

John Green Discusses Romeo and Juliet (YouTube)

Juliet Montague Traits Graphic Organizer

Romeo Montague Traits Graphic Organizer

Film Study: Love or Not Classic Film Graphic Organizer

Film Study: Love or Not Modern Film Graphic Organizer

Balcony Scene Classic Film Study Graphic Organizer

Modern Balcony Film Study Graphic Organizer

Modern Movie Vs. Classic Movie Graphic Organizer

Act III Cause and Effect GO

Tybalt/Mercutio Fight Scene Both Films Graphic Organizer

Act IV Graphic Organizer

Unit Essay Exam Graphic Organizer

Research Project Sample PPT

Research Project Guidelines

Of Mice and Men (2016)

The Complete Novel (Online)

Audio Link:

 

STOCK MARKET CRASH OF 1929 VIDEO

DUST BOWL BLACK BLIZZARD VIDEO

The New Deal Video

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Video

Dorothea Lange – An American Odyssey Video

Dorothea Lang Video Study

Film Study Day One

Film Study Day Two

Butter Churn and Lamp Artifact Study

Depression Era Station Activity

Steinbeck Mobile Project

Right Vs. Wrong Narrative Prompt Graphic Organazier

Right Vs. Wrong Narrative Prompt

Research Project

Study Pack Pages 1-65

Study Pack Pages ages 66-98

Study Pack Last Chapter

Unit Exam Graphic Organizer

Short Story Unit (2014/2015)

Short Story Elements PowerPoint

Elements of a Short Story WS

The Most Dangerous Game Graphic Organizer

Sonata For Harp and Bicycle Graphic Organizer

Three Skeleton Key Graphic Organizer

The Scarlet Ibis Graphic Organizer

The Girl Who Can Graphic Organizer

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The below are from previous years …

Persuasive Paper (2012/2013)

Persuasive Writing Power Point

Romeo and Juliet Persuasive Paper PreWriting Graphic Organizer

Persuasive Paper Scoring Guide

Article Of the Week (2012/2013)

Week 1: One Girl’s Protest of Seventeen Magazine

Week 2: (Test Review) Hurricane Isaac Article

Week 3: Texting May Be Taking a Toll

Week 4: Molecule, Water Only Cafe, Sells Filtered Tap Water

Week 5: Teen Obesity: Lack Of Exercise May Not Be To Blame

Week 6: Seventeen Magazine Vows To Show Girls “As They Really Are”

Week 7: Health Panel Approves Restriction on Sale of Large Sugary Drinks

Week 8: Teenage Goal Setting – Preparing for Your Future

Reading Strategy Unit (2012/2013)

Asking Questions – Facekini Article

Highlighting – Concussions, Athletes, and Veterans Article

Annotating – Myths of America Article

Article of the Week #2 (Test Review) – Hurricane Isaac Article

Personal Narrative Unit (2012/2013):

The Write Stuff – An Introduction to Writing (PowerPoint)

Pre-writing Pack: Planning the Personal Narrative (Word Document)

Personal Narrative Paper Guidelines (Word Document)

Creative Short Story (2012/2013)

Creative Writing Genre PowerPoint

Plot PowerPoint

Settings PowerPoint

What a Character! PowerPoint

What a Character! Activity Sheet

PreWriting Pack Creative Short Story

Creative Short Story Scoring Guide

Grammar/Mechanics  Mini-Lessons (2013/2014)

Complete Sentence (PowerPoint)

Complete Sentences Activity Sheet

Topic Sentence and Details (PowerPoint)

Building an Essay (PowerPoint)

Introduction to Hook and Thesis (PowerPoint)

The Paragraph (PowerPoint)

The Conclusion (PowerPoint)

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