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Intro to English 8
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Intro to English 8
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  • 1. English 8<br />Mrs. Barr<br />Room 370<br />
  • 2. About Mrs. Barr<br />Education<br />Rancocas Valley Regional High SchoolMt. Holly, NJ<br />Juniata CollegeHuntingdon, PA<br />Teaching Experience<br />AAJHS – 2008-present<br />English 8<br />Roosevelt Junior HS - 2003-2008<br />English 8, Drama 9<br />Everett Area High School - 1998-2003<br />English 9-12, Drama 9-12<br />
  • 3. English 8 Curriculum<br />Writing<br />Informative 5 paragraph essays<br />Persuasive 5 paragraph essays<br />Improve style (word choice, sentence variety, etc.)<br />Grammar<br />Sentence structure<br />Usage<br />Mechanics<br />
  • 4. English 8 Curriculum<br />Vocabulary<br />3 units each marking period<br />2 weeks per unit<br />Literature<br />Novel study<br />Core: Witch of Blackbird Pond<br />Academic: Johnny Tremain<br />Short Stories<br />Research/Speech project<br />4th marking period<br />
  • 5. Technology skills<br />Basic laptop usage<br />Word processing & presentation software use<br />Online publishing/blog and web site design<br />Internet and email etiquette<br />Class Web Site: http://barr.aajhs8.com<br />
  • 6. homework<br />Vocabulary – Students will have study work to complete for each vocabulary unit.<br />Grammar – Students will have practice worksheets for grammar tasks.<br />Writing – Students will complete writing assignments in class, but may bring essays home if they require extra time or have been absent. <br />
  • 7. Class rules<br />Prepared<br />Bring a writing utensil & notebook each day<br />Bring all classwork/homework needed for the day<br />Productive<br />Use class time effectively<br />Follow directions the first time they are given<br />Ask for help when needed<br />Maintain an environment that allows all students to work<br />Positive<br />Necessary, Kind, True<br />
  • 8. Class procedures<br />Agenda – Students must bring their agenda to class each day, and must use the pass within the agenda to leave the classroom.<br />Leaving the Room – Students may not leave the room during the first or last 10 minutes of class.<br />Class Participation – Students will earn three points each day for being prepared, productive, and positive.<br />
  • 9. materials<br />Notebook <br />Recommended: spiral bound notebook with folder/flap for handouts<br />Pen and pencil – for rough and final drafts<br />Optional:<br />White out<br />Colored pencils/markers<br />Graph paper/construction paper<br />
  • 10. Contact information<br />E-mail: ebarr@altoonasd.com<br />Web site: http://barr.aajhs8.com<br />Telephone: 814.381.7590 x7370<br />

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