English 

 Staff | Resources | Reading Requirements  

     Staff 

  •  Ms. Jill Cicola teaches Advanced English 6.  Her favorite book series is the Twilight saga.
  •  Mrs. Annette Coleman teaches Digital Literacy 1 and Lights, Camera, Literacy!  Two of her favorite books are Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.
  •  Mr. Grant Goldstein (Content Specialist) teaches Advanced English 8 and Journalism. 
  •  Ms. Mary Grant supports Advanced English 7.  Her favorite books are Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne and Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. 
  •  Ms. Ava Larsen teaches English Language Learners, Levels 1 and 3.  Her favorite books are natural science, history, and biography non-fiction. 
  •  Mrs. Linda Osborne teaches Advanced English 6.  Her favorite book is The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. 
  •  Ms. Chris Perier supports English classes.  She enjoys reading about countries and people’s ways of life around the world. 
  •  Mrs. Alison Torres teaches Advanced English 8.  Her favorite literary genre is historical fiction.
  •  Ms. Lisa Yim teaches Developmental Reading and Basic Reading.  Her favorite books are Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli and Wonder by R. J. Palacio.    

 Resources

 Language Arts

 Grammar Exercises  
 Games-Grammar, Editing, etc. 
 Punctuation-Solving mysteries by using appropriate punctuation 

 Purdue Online Grammar Exercises

 Purdue Resource for formatting essays and citing sources

 Research & Writing:  Step by Step

 Vocabulary and other content practice

 Words Commonly Confused

 Reading

 Page by Page Books

 Teensite Montgomery County Public Libraries

 

 Reading Requirements

 Independent Reading Requirements in all English classes
All students in the state of Maryland are expected to read 25 self-selected books each year.  To facilitate this, students in English classes read designated pages each quarter.

 Independent Reading Requirements 
 Ways to Prove You Read It

 

 

*Books read in reading classes can count as part of every student’s independent reading requirement in English class.

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