Amy Vaughan

 Welcome to Language Arts 10-12 Honors Option at FAITH!

Welcome to Language Arts 10-12 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 will be emailed to parents the week of September 17th/19th

{If you have not received the report by Monday September 23 / Midnight please let us know}

 

Weekly Work: 
9/19/19: 
             Collected: Grammar Exercises 4.10
             In Class:  Students took Grammar Test Phrases/ Clauses.
             For Next Week: Be ready for Vocabulary Quiz 5/6 and writing assignment: Prose Poem. {No Agenda Changes}
9/12/19: 
           Collected: Writing:  Essay Introduction.
           In Class: Took Vocabulary Quiz 3/4. The optional Honors Packet was also given out and discussed for those who choose the              honors option. Class notes were given on Clauses Chapter 4. We reviewed Verbal’s and played a review game.
           For Next Week: No Agenda Changes. Be prepared for Grammar Test Phrases/ Clauses.
9/5/19: 
          Collected: Writing: Personal Letters
          In Class: Last weeks Grammar Test & Vocabulary Quiz were returned.
          Note: You always have the option to re -take tests at home for a  new grade given by your homeschool instructor. 
          Students took notes on Writing a Proper Essay & notes on Phrases/ Ch.3.
          Students were given an essay topic for writing assignment.
          For Next Week: Writing: Essay Introductions will be due! Be ready for next week’s Vocabulary Quiz 3/4. Follow Agenda as is.
 8/29/19:
           Collected: N/A
           In Class: Students took 2 exams today. Vocabulary Quiz 1/2 and Grammar Test Chapters 1/2.
           Worked on Writing Assignment: Personal Letter {Please finish this at home if needed}.
           For Next Week: Please follow Agenda {no changes}
8/22/19:                 
Collected: *Grammar Exercise 2.4 for a grade. 
                  *Formal vs Informal writing packet
 In Class:  *Did a Vocabulary Review Sheet to prepare for upcoming quiz
                  *Completed notes on Informal vs. Formal Writing 
                  * Worked in small groups doing a Parts of Speech poster for a class presentation.
For Next Week: Be prepared for 2 important tests! Chapter 1 & 2 Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz 1 & 2
Agenda: CHANGE: Omit the writing assignment (Response to Literature, page 81) for this week. We did not have enough time to discuss in class.
                *Follow as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.
8/15/19: Collected: Checked Syllabus for parent signatures and a Curriculum Check.
              In Class: Students took notes on Chapter 2: Sentences.
                      Students were given a packet “Formal & Informal“. They are to complete this packet at home for weekly work and return.
              Agenda: Follow as always for all questions and assignments. Omit assignment Personal Letter at this time.
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?

LA10-12 Fall Semester Agenda 2019 – This is the basic outline for your fall 2019 semester in LA10-12. This will allow you to plan and be prepared each week and give you a plan for your work at home.

LA10-12 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.