Mrs. Melissa Billeaud – English II

18Sep, 20

September 21-25 Assignments

This week, we will continue our mini-unit on LANGUAGE within our Rhetoric Unit.

Students have submitted their Martin Luther King rhetorical analysis essays.

Students will be reading “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan and “Aria” by Richard Rodriguez in preparation for next week’s culminating essay. While no tests are this week, students should be keeping up with the reading in order to do well on the essay and exam.

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11Sep, 20

September 14-18 Assignments & Assessments

We continue our rhetoric unit this week!

TUESDAY, 9/15: Martin Luther King rhetorical analysis essay DUE, printed. (If printer at home isn’t working, student must bring signed note to school so that I can print for him/her).

We will then be completing some in-class reading and assessments. These activities will be emailed to students and should be completed almost entirely in class.

Because students just turned in a large essay assignment, there are no quizzes or tests this week.


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04Sep, 20

September 8-11 Assignments and Assessments

This week, we will continue our rhetoric unit by writing a rhetorical analysis essay on Martin Luther King Jr.’s letter “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

We will complete an outline for this assignment in class.

Assignment Details: 
-Essay must be typed in MLA format.
-Must be 2.5 pages, Times New Roman, 12 point font, 1 inch margin, double spaced.
-Worth 130 points total.
-Due MONDAY, September 14th.


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28Aug, 20

August 31 – September 4 Assignments

This week, we will continue our rhetoric unit by completing activities on a Patrick Henry speech and by starting annotations on Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

Students will be taking a test on their rhetoric notes this Wednesday, September 2nd.

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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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