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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)

Schedule

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

 

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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.

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CLASSROOM RULES:

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.

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APPLIED ENGLISH SYLLABUS:

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)

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MATERIALS:

#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

 

Erasers

Please bring materials to class each day.

 

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

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