Amy Vaughan

Welcome to Language Arts 9 Honors Option at FAITH!

Welcome to Language Arts 9 Honors Option at FAITH tutorial! I am so pleased that you have decided to share your student with me. Language Arts is a multi-faceted course that is both challenging and exciting. We will cover four main topics including: GRAMMAR, LITERATURE, WRITING, and VOCABULARY. If you would like to find out more about me, read this link: About Mrs. Amy Vaughan.

Important Dates:

Progress Reports: Emailed to parents the week of September 17th/19th.

{Reports will be received by Monday, September 23 at midnight}

Weekly Work:
9/19/19:
               Collected: Writing Personal Experience and Grammar Exercises 4.6
               In Class: We returned last weeks Vocabulary Quiz. Took notes on Chapter 5 Adverbs/ Adjectives. Students were given a                       packet describing our class optional Honors Option. Please look over this together.
               For Next Week: Agenda/ No change. Be prepared for next weeks Vocabulary Quiz 5/6.
9/12/19: 
            Collected:  Writing: Essay Introduction
            In Class: Students took Vocabulary Quiz 3/4. Took Class Notes on Verbs Chapter 4 .
                           Grammar Test on Nouns/Pronouns, Gr. Ex 3.19, and Writing /Good Paragraph were all returned to student.
            For Next Week: No Tests or Quizzes! Follow Agenda/ No Changes. Writing: Personal Experience will be due!
9/5/19: 
            Collected: Grammar Exercises 3.19
            In Class: Students took a Grammar Test on Nouns/ Pronouns.
            In groups worked on a “Pronoun Chart” activity.
            Took notes on proper writing for an Essay Introduction. Students were given their Essay Topic.
            For Next Week: Be ready for Vocabulary Quiz 3/4!  Writing: Essay Introductions are due! Follow Agenda
8/29/19: 
             Collected: Grammar Exercises 2.12 and writing assignment : Inspirational Paragraph 
             In Class: Students took Vocabulary Quiz 1/2.
             Did a worksheet to review Sentence Fragments and Run-ons.
             Discussed and took notes on Nouns and Pronouns.
             For Next Week: Be prepared for Grammar Test Chapters 2 & 3 Nouns/ Pronouns.
             Follow Agenda {no changes}
8/22/19: CollectedGrammar Exercises 1:13 for a grade.
              In Class:  * Did a Vocabulary Review worksheet to prepare for next weeks Vocab Quiz
                               * Completed the notes on Formal vs. Informal Writing
                                *Took a Grammar test on chapter 1: Sentences
              For Next Week:* Be prepared for Vocabulary Quiz 1 & 2
                                        *Follow Agenda {No Changes} as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.
8/15/19: Collected for a Grade: Checked Syllabus for parent signature.
              In Class: Took Grammar notes on Chapter 1 : Sentences
                             students were given a Formal/ Informal Writing packet
              For Next Week: Be ready for Grammar Test on Chapter 1/ Sentences
              Agenda: Note Change: Omit this weeks essay “Answer”. Replace this assignment with completing writing packet
                            Formal/ Informal Sentences and bring it with you next week.
                     Follow Agenda as always for all other assignments and weekly work.
8/8/19: 
We had a wonderful first day at Faith Tutorial! All class procedures, rules, and policies were introduced this morning. Agendas were passed out to students and discussed in detail. We collected the paper packets that students were asked to bring as part of their supply list. The required curriculum/ books were also checked for a grade. Please have parents review and sign the class Syllabus with them back next week. Follow your Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.

Before 8/8 – ***Respond to prompt in paragraph form: -What qualities make a good learner? What strategies will make you successful in class this year?

LA9 Fall Semester Agenda 2019 –  This is the basic outline for your fall 2019 semester in LA9. This will allow you to plan and be prepared each week and give you a plan for your work at home.

LA9 Supply List 19-20  – students must come prepared for class the first day with all necessary materials. They will receive a supply grade on the first day of school.

Language Arts Courses policy – please read and familiarize yourself with these policies before the first class.

Secondary Class Schedule 19-20 – times and days that each class meets.

If you have any questions, you can email the instructor at uuangel@yahoo.com. Please give 24 hours for a response.