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Heidi Ayers

Heidi Ayers

Jr. High English, H.S. ESL

Overview:

This course is designed to expand student’s exposure and experience with reading, writing, and language.  The course is designed to meet the California Common Core Standard while adding a faith-based foundation.

Topics to be covered:

  • – Reading Literature – students will read 4 class novels over the semester as well as several other “free choice” novels
  • – Reading Information Text will be added to enhance the understanding of the 4 class novels as well as information on several other topicsWriting Instruction – students will be asked to complete various writing tasks ranging from personal response, informative, research, and narrative writing.
  • – Speaking and Listening – Students will be asked to give “How to” speeches as well as participate in classroom discussions
  • – Language – spelling, vocabulary, grammar in writing and speaking