Churchill Junior High School

Excellence in Academics, Athletics and the Arts

Excellence in Academics, Athletics and the Arts

Welcome to Ms. Deziel's Class!
 
English 9 Academic 
 
Contact info: bdeziel@ebnet.org
 
Contact Ms. Deziel if you have questions on class material or homework. You may also use this e-mail to schedule after school help sessions with Ms. Deziel.
 
If you still need to complete the Atticus essay because you were out/you receive extra time, please make this up with Ms. Deziel by Friday, January 20th.  
 
 Please be sure to check Remind, this website and Google Classroom for access to the homework. 
 
Calendar Change: The lesson on 1/17 will be a poetry based lesson. The lesson on 1/19 "Setting/Tone and TKAM" will be changed to "Symbolism and TKAM".
 
This Week (1/17-1/20): Students will continue to read Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird and examine how the verdict of the trial impacts others of varying social statuses, study symbolism in the novel, review the impact of the motifs on the novel, and study how poems can thematically connect to what we are reading in class.
 
Essay packet and rubric are now posted under "Class Handouts" section. All paragraph powerpoints from last week are in the "Helpful Resources" section. Worksheets for 17-20 trial notes are in the "Class Handouts" section.   
 
The Midterm Review sheet is in the "Helpful Resources" section. The Socratic Seminar Rubric and Preparation sheet is in the "Class Handouts" section.  
 
 
 Homework (1/17-1/20):
1/17: Chapters 24-27 are due on Wednesday; Prepare for the Socratic Seminar (1/23)
1/18: Chapter 28 is due Thursday; Prepare for the Socratic Seminar (1/23)
1/19: Chapters 29-31 are due Friday; Prepare for the Socratic Seminar (1/23)  
1/20: Prepare for the Socratic Seminar (1/23)  
 
 Please consult the reading calendar in "Class Handouts" for further reading assignments and classwork. 
 
 Pages Updated:
Welcome: 1/18/2017
   Homework: 1/13/2017
Class Handouts: 1/18/2017
Helpful Resources: 1/18/2017  
 
Remind 101: Please contact Ms. Deziel if you are not getting Remind 101 notifications.
 
Google Classroom: Students have received the Google Classroom code. If you are having trouble getting into Google Classroom or do not remember the code, please e-mail me for assistance. 
 
"A book is a dream that you hold in your hand."-Neil Gaiman
“In order to write about life first you must live it.”-Ernest Hemingway
 
 
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