Mrs. PAM McCOMBS (281) 891-7260 email@example.com
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Mrs. PAM McCOMBS (281) 891-7260 firstname.lastname@example.org 1st Conference 2nd English IV 3rd English IV 4th English I 5th Conference 6th English IV 7th English IV English IV Curriculum TAKS strands – Reading – Writing – Listening/Speaking – Viewing/Representing English IV Instruction Reading – Read Aloud (whole class novel) – Independent reading (100 pages/wk out of a book they choose) Writing – Writing pieces (student will complete one process paper that has 3 drafts) – Writer’s notebook entries (5 pages back and front over a two week period writer’s choice of topic) – Reader’s Response Journal (groups of four discussing ideas and themes of current readings) – Reading log summaries – Weekly Reading reactions Listening/Speaking – Reading Conferences with me – Writing Conferences with me – Reading final drafts to the class each six weeks Viewing/Representing – Book Projects (book posters, book presentations, read aloud project presentations) State Assessment English Exit-Level TAKS Senior Re-test Dates TAKS Senior Exit Level Oct 23rd ELA Oct 24th Math Oct 25th Science Oct 26th Social Studies March 4th ELA March 5th Math March 6th Science March 7th Social Studies April 29th ELA April 30th Math May 1st Science May 2nd Social Studies What have we done so far? Reading – We’ve begun reading one Read Aloud and have started our Beowulf unit this week. – Students should currently have book 150 pages logged into their Daily Log. – We will write one reading reaction to our personal novels this week. Writing – Students have started working in their writer’s notebooks Listening/Speaking – We have discussed ideas for further writings as groups and worked in pairs to collaborate on ideas. Viewing/Representing – Class notes on Beowulf. Thank you for coming! Please feel free to look around the room. Call or email me anytime. TUTORIALS – WEDNESDAYS 2:30 – 4:00 LEADING THE WAY TO EXCELLENCE!