MS. CURRIER

Welcome

Welcome! 

My name is Mrs. Currier and I am looking forward to a great year! This year I will be teaching English 9, English 11, Fundamentals of Writing and Individualized Reading . My homebase classroom is room 612.

My schedule this year:

A : Fundamentals of Writing  rm 612

B: English 9 rm 612

C: English 9 rm 612

D: plan

E: cafe duty

F: plan

G: English 11 rm 612

H: Individualized Reading rm 622

You can reach me at lcurrier@londonderry.org or 432-6941 ext. 2714. Please contact me with any questions or concerns and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

 

 Class Expectations:

  • You will be required to have your materials with you everyday. The binders will be kept in the classroom. You will be responsible for your agenda and pencil.
  • Respect your peers. No swearing and insulting others.
  • The most important expectation that I have is that you try your best! I understand that everyone learns differently and that English might not be your favorite subject. I promise that I will do my best to make reading and writing fun!
  • You will be expected to show up on time and complete all class assignments given to you.

 

 English 9 Overview:

 

 

Short Story Unit (Elements of a short story, Story Cube):

  • Button, Button
  • The Most Dangerous Game
  • The Lottery
  • The Monkey Paw

Novel Unit

  • Outsiders, Stargirl, Hunger Games  ( Vocabulary , Character Outline, Writing Assignments, Journaling, Reading Comprehension)

 

Mythology Unit (Gods and Goddess)

  • Research a God and Goddess
  • Read selected Myths
  • Writing a Myth/ Pop-up book
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Slavery Unit

  • Night John  by Gary Paulsen( Movie and novel)
  • Graphic novel – Harriet Tubman and Underground Railroad

 

Shakespeare Unit

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Background on William Shakespeare and the Globe Theater
  • Watch 1960’s movie and updated 1990’s movie. ( Venn diagram of movies)

 

What’s your American Dream?

  • Ruby Bridges
  • Martin Luther King – I Have a Dream
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • 5 paragraph Essay – American Dream