As an English teacher, my goal is to create an environment that focuses on rigor, relevance and relationships. Additionally, the content of the class is centered on important concepts that we will cover throughout the semester: archetypes, tragedy, moral courage, and atonement. Through focusing on the individual student and fostering self expression, I sustain a progressive and relaxed educational environment.
I promise that this video is NOT an example of how I run class!
This semester, students will be reading the following major works:
In addition to novels, memoirs, and dramas, we will focus on informational literacy through discussing concepts, causes and effects, and overall interconnectedness. These skills will be developed through the following activities: