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Welcome to Gregory Portland High School

Mrs. Edna "Flapper" Bradley

Applied English | Inclusion English



Email: ebradley@g-pisd.org

Phone: 361/777-4251 (ext 6085)


Period Class
1st Inclusion English III, Room 108
2nd Inclusion English II, Room 125
3rd Conference, Room 105
4th Applied English I-IV, Room 105
Lunch  A
5th Inclusion English III, Room 111
6th Inclusion English I, Room 109
7th Inclusion English I, Room 109



Applied English is a Language Arts class for students who are receiving special education services and who are not enrolled in an English general education class. Students will work to develop on-grade level reading and writing skills. The ultimate goal is for students to transition into the general education setting with support from special education staff.



Respect yourself, others, and the school. Act in a way that will not prevent me from teaching you or keep others from learning.


  • Respect yourself, respect others, and respect the school.
  • Do things that will not prevent me from teaching you.
  • Do things that will not prevent others from learning.
  • Follow the school’s Student Code of Conduct, including dress code and facial hair.
  • Use the bathroom before class. Don’t ask to go during class.
  • Be in your seat (with something to write on and to write with) before the tardy bell rings.
  • Be in your seat when the end-of-class bell rings. The teacher will dismiss you.
  • Raise your hand to obtain permission before speaking or leaving your seat.
  • No food in the classroom.



Applied English Objectives:
Students will work to improve reading and writing skills. They will:


  • Read a variety of literary work: short story, poems, novels, fiction, non-fiction, etc.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the structural components of and the literary elements within a piece of literature.
  • Make inferences and draw conclusions about author’s purpose and structural patterns.
  • Make connections between a piece of literature and self experiences.
  • Make connections between a piece of literature and events in the world and/or community.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of writing conventions, such as the mechanics of grammar, word usage, and sentence structure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of paragraph development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of multi-paragraph composition development.
  • Use the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing) to write multi-paragraph compositions to explain and to persuade.
  • Read silently for a sustained period of time. (known as SSR: Silent Sustained Reading)



#2 Pencils

Pens (blue or black ink)

A Three-Section Spiral Notebook
(spiral remains in the classroom for writing assignments)

Sticky Note Strips for Highlighting a Reading Text



Please bring materials to class each day.


Act in a way that will not prevent me from teaching you or keep others from learning.