Mrs. Melissa Billeaud – English II

20Nov, 20

11/30-12/4 Assignments & Assessments

This week, we will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird unit.

Specifically, we will be working on our culminating essay for this unit, which is an argumentative essay about the jury system. This essay is due, printed, on Friday, 12/4.

Students should expect reading quizzes on what is read in class throughout the week. Students may use SparkNotes to help them review for these quizzes.

Friday, 12/4: Quiz on objective case pronouns.

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13Nov, 20

November 16-20 Assignments and Assessments

This week, we will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird unit.

Students should expect reading quizzes on To Kill a Mockingbird, which we read solely in class. For help with this, students can review SparkNotes summaries online at SparkNotes.com.

Friday, 11/20: Grammar Quiz on objective case pronouns.

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09Nov, 20

November 9-13 Assignments & Assessments

This week, students will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird unit.

We will have reading quizzes throughout the week on what is read on class. If students need to review, they can use the summaries online at SparkNotes.com.

We will also have small writing assignments in class that may need to be completed at home if not finished in class.

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31Oct, 20

November 2-6 Assignments & Assessments

This week, we will continue to read To Kill a Mockingbird. Since all reading is done in class, reading quizzes make up a large portion of this 9 weeks’ English grade. Therefore, if students need to review in order to do well on the quiz, please use SparkNotes to help you review!

Grammar Quiz Friday, November 6th.

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23Oct, 20

October 26-30 Assignments & Assessments

This week we will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird unit. Students should expect at least 2-3 reading quizzes this week. Although reading is done in class, if students need to review, SparkNotes has a great review.

Our grammar focus for this week is nominative case pronouns.

Any work not finished in class is most likely for homework!

MONDAY, 10/26: Reading quiz on chapters 4-5 (which we read Friday).

Friday, 10/30: Quiz on nominative case pronouns.

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19Oct, 20

October 19-23 Assignments and Assessments

This week, we will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird unit. Students should expect a reading quiz on each chapter this week. All of the reading will be done in class, but if students need extra assistance reviewing the chapters, Sparknotes is a great resource.

Additional work will include conflict journals, which will be completed in class and will only be for homework if students don’t finish.

WEDNESDAY, 10/21: TKAM Intro Notes Test.

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11Oct, 20

October 12-16 Assessments & Assignments

This week, we will begin our To Kill a Mockingbird unit. (Normally, this unit is an English I unit, but because of COVID, it got pushed up. I’ll be teaching it at a higher level for English II students). Students should expect multiple reading quizzes throughout the week for this unit.

Students will receive intro notes on author, theme, literary devices, etc. There will be a test on these notes next Monday, 10/19.

Grammar quiz this Friday on apostrophes.

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21Aug, 20

August 24-28 Assignments

This week, students will continue their Rhetoric Unit. We will be working with the speech “Give Me Liberty or Give me Death.”

On Friday (8/28), students will have a test on the rhetoric terms notes they received last week. These notes are in Notability.

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07Aug, 20

Welcome to My English Course!

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. -Colossians 3:23-24

Hi! By Friday afternoon (8/7), I will have next week’s upcoming events for you to view. I can’t wait to start another great year! If you would like to read my Parent Letter, which tells about me, my policies, and my grading scale, please visit my Uploads, or click this link here: General Parent Letter 2020

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