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Meet the Teacher
Hello! My name is Chanelle Wright. I will be your 9th Grade Literature & Composition for the 2020-2021 school year. I graduated from Lucy Craft Laney Comprehensive School and continued my education at Paine College. I received a B. A. in English in 2017 This is my first-year teaching at Glenn Hills High School , but have been with the Board of education for three years. I am excited about the journey we will take this year. I have one son by the name of Elijah who is in the fourth grade who means the world to me!
What to Expect this School Year
Because of the flexibility of English Language Arts course offerings at the high school level, the GSE for grades 9 through 12 is organized into grade bands comprised of 9-10 and 11-12. The 9-12 standards define what students should understand and be able to do by the end of each grade band. As students progress towards the successful culmination of their high school careers, they will consolidate and internalize all of the skills instilled through the full progression of the GSE. High school students will employ strong, thorough, and explicit textual evidence in their literary analyses and technical research. They will understand the development of multiple ideas through details and structure and track the development of complex characters and advanced elements of plot such as frame narratives and parallel storylines. Student writing will reflect the ability to argue effectively, employing the structure, evidence, and rhetoric necessary in the composition of effective, persuasive texts. Students will be able to construct college-ready research papers of significant length in accordance with the guidelines of standard format styles such as APA and MLA. Students in high school will have built strong and varied vocabularies across multiple content areas, including technical subjects. They will skillfully employ rhetoric and figurative language, purposefully construct tone and mood, and identify lapses in reason or ambiguities in texts. Students will recognize nuances of meaning imparted by mode of presentation, whether it is live drama, spoken work, digital media, film, dance, or fine art. Confident familiarity with important foundational documents from American history and from the development of literature over time will accrue before the end of grade 12. Students will graduate with the fully developed ability to communicate in multiple modes of discourse, demonstrating a strong command of the rules of Standard English. Complexity levels are assessed based upon a variety of indicators.
3 Ring Binder (It can be a shared binder, however, there must be a separate section for this course).
Blue and black ink pens
Colored ink pens/ highlighters (5 or more different colors)
Flash drive (Can be used for all classes)
Composition notebook specifically for this class
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Office Hours 7:00-3:00
Tutor Hours- Tuesday and Thursday at 4:00-5:00 (Zoom meetings)