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Bishop Timon - WNY Catholic School - Academics

English


Instructors:

                                                   

Dan Kmiotek                                                     Melissa Pollutro

 

The English Department recognizes that students are unique individuals with varied backgrounds and academic needs. The curriculum goal is to provide opportunities for students to engage in meaningful reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The members of the department believe that, by sequentially building and consistently reinforcing these skills throughout high school, students will graduate equipped with language art skills they will need to achieve success in post-secondary education, in their careers and throughout their lives. The English Department recognizes and reinforces the New York State Standards in which students will read, write, listen and speak for information and understanding, literary response and expression, critical analysis and evaluation.

  • English 9 Honors
  • English 9 Regents
  • English 10 Honors
  • English 10 Regents
  • English 11 Regents
  • Advanced Placement English Language
  • Creative Writing
  • Mythology, Folklore & Legends
  • Public Speaking
  • Readings and Composition Across the Curriculum
  • Research and Writing
  • School Publications

 

Summer Reading 2018

  • The goal of Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School's Summer Reading Program is to encourage students to read and improve their analytical reading and writing skills. This year students will read a book for their Religious Studies class. Students will also read one fiction and one non-fiction novel.
  • The reading selections for each grade level are outlined as follows.
  • Students must complete the summer reading assignments as specified by each grade level instructor. Written assignments must be completed and handed in the first day of classes in September. The written assignments will be sent home in June with report cards.
  • An objective test may be administered in class based on an instructor’s directions.
  • Students will receive a grade for written assignments, and a grade for objective tests based on summer reading books.
  • A student will receive a grade of zero if he does not complete a required written assignment

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Mrs. Pollutro's Assignments

9th Grade Summer Reading Help - ITA 

9th Grade Summer Reading

10th Grade Summer Reading Help - ITA

AP English Summer Assignment

11th Grade Summer Reading Assignment

12th Grade Summer Reading Assignment