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