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Please go to your course tab at left and find the login code for Google Classroom.  

All of your assignments and handouts will be posted there.  

 

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS 2017:

AP: SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT 2017

INCOMING ENGLISH 11R: SUMMER READING ENGLISH 9-11

 

Supply List 2017-2018: 

All Regents students will need:

  • a three-ring binder, 
  • loose leaf or perforated notebook paper for classwork/notes, and
  • pens, pencils, and highlighters for annotating.

Please contact me if you have any problem obtaining these.  Thanks!

 

For Students in Need of a Recommendation Letter:  

Please send me a request via email.  Then please send me the answers to this questionnaire so that I can write a detailed letter on your behalf: Teacher-Questionnaire.pdf

 

For Parents: 

What Parents Can Do to Nurture Good Writers 

Help Your High School Student Enjoy Reading  Here are some great tips for parents.

  

Reading:

AUDIO versions of texts:Librivox
Book Lists Rhinebeck High School's media website can help you select a book for independent reading.
Reading List for YA Literature Another (short) list of engaging books for independent reading.

Link to Our Library's Subscription to The New York Times:

The login is the same for everyone:  http://eedition.nytimes.com

Username: 200375269    Password: 200375269 

When you get to the Classroom Subscription screen, click on the newspaper image to launch the Replica Edition.

New York Times website:  NYT online

 

Writing: 

Writing Portfolio Contents.docx

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Sample Student Paper in MLA format

Index of THEY SAY/I SAY Templates 

These sentence frames help students "enter the conversation" and master the moves required in academic writing.

How to Write a Thesis for Beginners
How to Write a Killer Thesis with Subtopics

File more tips for writing a thesis statement.docx (DOCX 111 KB) 

 

 

Vocabulary:

Vocabulary Builder Have fun learning new words!

Vocabulary.com 

 

Grammar Help:

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) This is a great site for help with grammar, composition, and citation.

Grammar Bytes Website

Punctuation Terminal Points

Sentence Frames These fill-in-the-blank forms can help students write strong and clear sentences.
Bikes and Baskets Powerpoint
Bikes and Baskets Video
Bikes and Baskets Session 2
Bikes and Baskets Session 3
Bikes and Baskets Session 4
How Sentences Work: The Bicycle Slideshare

MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Sample Student Paper in MLA format

 

SAT practice:

Practice for March 2016 SAT

SAT Practice Cicero Writing.docx

 

Common Core Standards:

Engage NY  Common Core Standards in detail.

NY State Common Core Learning Standards ELA (PDF 702 KB) 
  High school standards start on page 44.

CC and NYS Reading Standards in Brief (DOCX 136 KB)

 

 


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