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Gifted English I. Ms . Anderson Parents please sign-in next to your student’s name so he or she can receive 10 pts bonus! . Introduction to Ms. Anderson. Magnet High alum B.S.E. in English from Baylor University M.Ed. from LSUS 12 years experience
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Gifted English I Ms. Anderson Parents please sign-in next to your student’s name so he or she can receive 10 pts bonus! Introduction to Ms. Anderson
  • Magnet High alum
  • B.S.E. in English from Baylor University
  • M.Ed. from LSUS
  • 12 years experience
  • Lead student trips overseas during Thanksgiving Break
  • Expectations for Students
  • Come to class prepared with work and a positive attitude
  • Stay organized—Homework agenda, point sheets, binders, etc.
  • Commit to the class task
  • Follow directions, verbal & written
  • Ask questions
  • Things we will cover in English I
  • Literature — short stories, novels, drama, nonfiction, poetry, and more!
  • Grammar— DOL, Sentence Editing, etc.
  • Vocabulary (Vocabulary for the College- Bound Student)
  • Writing— Organization, Rhetoric, etc.
  • Units of Study 1 & 2 Unit One— ”The Power of One” A study of individuals who stood up for what they believed in *To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee Antigone, Sophocles (class copies provided) Unit Two— “Going the Distance…” A study of the Journey motif The Odyssey, Homer (class copies provided) Units 3 & 4 Unit Three– “You Spin Me Right Round” Examining spin, satire, propaganda, & logical fallacies *Animal Farm, George Orwell *unSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation, Brooks Jackson, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Unit Four– “Young Love” A look at impulsiveness, the teenage brain, cause & effect relationships Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare (class copies provided) Grading
  • Caddo Parish scale
  • A(100-93), B(92-85), C(84-75), D(74-67), F(<66)
  • Grades are based on: tests, quizzes, homework / classwork, projects, essays, and Socratic seminars. *Semester finals 25% of the 2nd or 4th Nine Weeks Grade
  • Progress reports will go out the week of 9/16
  • Please keep up-to-date with JPAMS
  • E-mail me with any concerns or questions!
  • How to contact Ms. Anderson
  • Email: [email protected] *This is the best way to reach me with initial concerns or questions.
  • My website can be accessed from the school site. Please bookmark this as you will use it frequently. http://teacherweb.com/LA/CaddoMagnetHighSchool/CarrieAnderson/apt2.aspx
  • School’s Website: www.caddomagnet.com
  • Call the counselor’s office to schedule an appointment (221-2501)
  • My planning period is 3rd Per. (11:45-1:44—A days only)
  • Tutoring
  • I’m available for tutoring during Activity Period (except 1st rotation)
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:35-4:30 p.m.
  • Schedule morning tutoring with Ms. Anderson
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