www.mrgibbs.com/bhs Freshman English      Lit I / Lit IH
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology
LI
LIH
LIH
LIH
Shorter Readings• I have 28 years of compiled reading material  spread over three file cabinets. Most are  historical docu...
Independent Reading
Parents Please• Historically students who have had difficulties  maintaining high grades have been students  who do not re...
We will tackle a variety of forms•   Expository analysis of classic literature•   Persuasive analytic arguments•   Busines...
Vocabulary• Through a variety of projects, quizzes, games,  and challenges students will learn to integrate  210 new words...
The 21st Century• Technology is integrated into this class• Students will create wikis, blogs, screencasts,  widgets, and ...
Some of the Sites We’ll Visit
I do not want to be a bottleneck• I want my students produce more than I can  process• I want them to read more than I can...
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  1. 1. www.mrgibbs.com/bhs Freshman English Lit I / Lit IH
  2. 2. Greek Mythology
  3. 3. Greek Mythology
  4. 4. LI
  5. 5. LIH
  6. 6. LIH
  7. 7. LIH
  8. 8. Shorter Readings• I have 28 years of compiled reading material spread over three file cabinets. Most are historical documents or examples of literary styles. Most are designed to compliment core literature. They are inserted as appropriate throughout the year.
  9. 9. Independent Reading
  10. 10. Parents Please• Historically students who have had difficulties maintaining high grades have been students who do not read at home.• Please encourage your children to read regularly. Ask them questions. “What are you reading? How far are you? When will you finish? Have you tested on it with Mr. Gibbs yet?”
  11. 11. We will tackle a variety of forms• Expository analysis of classic literature• Persuasive analytic arguments• Business letters• Dialogue and group discussion• Research• Comparison / Contrast• Descriptive writing; sensory writing• Narratives and story telling• Dialogue• Poetry• Journal writing
  12. 12. Vocabulary• Through a variety of projects, quizzes, games, and challenges students will learn to integrate 210 new words into their vocabulary
  13. 13. The 21st Century• Technology is integrated into this class• Students will create wikis, blogs, screencasts, widgets, and websites.• Students will collaborate online with teacher and classmates• Students will do some digital submission of work• Students will learn vast new educational resources to help them later in their academic lives
  14. 14. Some of the Sites We’ll Visit
  15. 15. I do not want to be a bottleneck• I want my students produce more than I can process• I want them to read more than I can assign and write more than I can read• Independent Reading program• Journal Writing program – Paper – Online

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