Mondays and Wednesdays: 3:45-4:30 P.M.
Thursdays and Fridays: by appointment.Chromebooks available during tutoring sessions.Please plan to make up tests on the Monday or Wednesday afternoon closest to your return to school from an absence.
Week of December 17-21, 2018
Monday: Due at beginning of class (carried over from Thursday)- annotate two articles and answer open-ended questions for each. This assignment must be done in Classroom. All students have been instructed on how to annotate on the computer.
Students will sharpen test-taking skills for tomorrow's exam.
Tuesday: MAAP-style multiple choice exam with cold passages. Students cannot study for this exam, and they have learned the skills, but have not seen the material.
Wednesday: The students will analyze poetry and articles from which to create an argument.
Thursday: Students will create an ugly sweater for his/her favorite literary character, then write a narrative about his/her favorite Christmas experience.
Friday: 60% exam make-up day. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
THEMATIC COURSE PUSH: Perception vs. Reality
Year-long Essential Questions:
Parents, please send your email address on the Parent Homework or through an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) so I may send you an invitation to join our Google Classroom.
- What defines the Human Experience?
- What drives Human Behavior?
- What defines Success?
2018-19 English II Honors supply list:
Loose leaf paper, Binder- will be used to keep class notes and handouts, 1 three-prong folder, Pencils and Pens, index cards for presentations
bottle of hand sanitizer OR box of tissues (bring any time during the year)
Nice to have, but not required:
highlighters, crayons and/or markers, Post-it notes or tabs, personal copies of The Great Gatsby and Of Mice and Men.
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Southern Mississippi, 1995 Education Certification Courses, University of Mississippi, 1997 MS Class A Certificate English 7-12, 1995 MS Class A Certificate Social Studies 7-12, 2014 Teacher Consultant, Live Oak Writing Project, 2010 ACT Lead Teacher, 2016
Mrs. Nicole Vonder Bruegge
2018-19 begins my twentieth year as an English teacher. I have taught grades 7 and 9-12 at both public and private middle and high schools. I enjoy teaching English II and getting to know my students throughout the year.