Featured Video: Lamar Visits English


Course calendar can be found above and HERE.

G+ Community

We will share some of our work in a Google+ Community. We will upload images, respond to each other’s ideas, and share links here.

In Class Work

In Class Work

Place for shared notes.  <—this includes our activity plans for YA novels

Possible platforms for portfolio:



Adobe Spark

Google Sites

Example sites:




What is the “why” of your class? Why should students take it or be in it? How will they be changed by it? What is the “why” of an English class? Why does it matter that students take __________ class or become _________ists?

  • Brown Girl Dreaming: Sarah, Kurtus, Coral
  • Children of Blood and Bone: Lydia, Hannah, Joseph, Gil
  • I’m Not Your Perfect…: Sabrina, Jasmine, Julie, Skye and Gabby
  • Mary’s Monster 1: Alondra, Adrianna, Morgan, Andrew
  • Mary’s Monster 2: Randy, DJ, Michaela, Joshua, Jake

Common Core Writing 9-10 

Author Bios: LINK