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:

February 20 – End of 6 Weeks Grading Period; Progress Reports emailed to parents. Once we have mailed the reports, we will notify you here. At that time please email Mrs. Jill with any questions. –

February 25 – Spring Jersey Day (wear a baseball shirt or a Faith spirit shirt)

Weekly Work:

Collected: Unit 4 Study Questions. Checked Research Paper Notecards.
Returned: Hamlet Quizzes, Canterbury Tales worksheet, and Last weeks Study Questions.
In Class: Looked at Literate Book page 83. and read poem Stanzas.
*The Authors Resolution In A Sonnet. pg.83: Referring to this poem, write your own response for a Writing Assignment due next week. The response should be from the Lady to the Gentleman. Use the same poem format/style.
*Students took the Hamlet Test in class. *We also checked for Research Paper Notecards.
For Next Week: Research Papers Packet/Thesis will be due! Follow Agenda.
Collected: Canterbury Tales Wksht
Returned: Wksht: To Be Soliloquy
In Class: Took Hamlet Quiz Act IV, Literature: Completed Canterbury Wksht and reviewed story together. Gave them PPT background notes on Chaucer and the tales. Novel: Reviewed Act V study questions and reviewed for test. Discussed test format and gave students the essay topic to practice before writing during class.
For Next Week: Follow Agenda, Canterbury Tales Worksheet.
Note: Study for Hamlet Novel Test, Second Set of Research Paper Notecards are due next week!
Collected: Unit 3 Study,15 Note Cards for Research Paper
Returned: Todays Hamlet Quiz Act 3
In Class: Took Hamlet Quiz Act’s 2 & 3, Novel :To Be Or Not To Be Worksheet,
Students were given a Canterbury Tales Worksheet * Note: {Complete at Home for Weekly Work}
For Next Week: Follow Agenda, Canterbury Tales Worksheet.
Note: Hamlet Novel Test- February 20th, Second Set of Research Paper Notecards is now due Feb 20th!
Collected: Checked for a research paper Topic from each student.
Returned: N/A
In Class: We looked at several statements {worksheet} from our novel and then had
a lengthily discussion over our varied opinions {agreement vs disagreement}.
Full Instruction was given on how to create a correct notecard for our upcoming Research Papers.
For Next Week: Follow Agenda.
Note: 15 Notecards for our Research Paper will be due!
Collected: All of Unit 2 Literature Study Questions.
Returned: Todays graded Study Questions & Hamlet Quiz
In Class: Took novel Hamlet Quiz Act:1, Discussed novel, Discussed upcoming Research Paper in detail and handed out instructional packet. Literature: Read pg.3 “Beowulf” & pg.30 “Canterbury Tales”.
For Next Week: Follow Agenda.
Note: Additional Optional Extra Credit Assignment.
Memorize & Say aloud to class next week, {page 127 Hamlets}: To Be or Not to Be
Collected/ Returned: N/A.
In Class: Took a look at various character traits from our Novel. Discussed Act: 1 Hamlet.
For Next Week: Follow Agenda
Note: We did not begin Research Packet Today in class due to many student absences. We will begin soon.
{Therefore the Research Paper Topic is NOT DUE NEXT WEEK! }
Collected: N/A
In Class: Received our new Agendas. Took notes on author William Shakespeare. Introduced our novel Hamlet and discussed Act :1
Worksheet : Global Theatre was completed in class for a grade.
For Next Week: Follow new Agenda
First Day Assignment for January 9:
-Read Hamlet, Act 1: Scenes 1 and 2 
-Read Unit 1 in your English Literature book
-Do not answer any questions or do any writing yet in literature or PP Study Guide
LA10-12 Spring Semester Agenda 2020 – This is the basic outline for your spring 2020 semester in LA10-12. This will allow you to be organized and 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.

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