Dear Guardians: • I am pleased to be your children’s ENL teacher and look forward to working with each one of my students and their families. All students will be challenged with rigorous and meaningful content integrated ENL instruction. I expect that my students will put forth their best efforts each and every day, and I can promise that I will work hard to create a learning environment in which they will have multiple opportunities to excel academically. • Me complace ser la maestra de ENL de sus niños y espero trabajar con cada uno de mis alumnos y sus familias. Todos los estudiantes serán desafiados con riguroso y significativa contenido integrado ESL la instrucción. Espero que mis estudiantes le extendió sus mejores esfuerzos cada día, y puedo prometer que voy a trabajar duro para crear un ambiente de aprendizaje en el cual tienen múltiples oportunidades de sobresalir académicamente. CLASS ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Ms. Hubbard, English as a New Language Teacher, PKHS -Debates -Research • Contact -Independent Reading -Journal • Phone: (914) 737-0201 -Conversational English • Text: (914)500-3997 -Vocabulary Development • email: [email protected] -Exploring United States History -Reading Literature -Writing -Presentations -Computer Lab • Classes • 150ESL, Room 232, Periods 1, 2, 3 • 104ESL, Room 233, Period 6 • ESL SPED, Room 230, Period 8 • Freshman Seminar, Room: 233, Period 9 • After Classes • Call Back: • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 2:40pm - 3:00pm, Room 233 and Computer Lab • Elton Brand Academy: • Ms. Hubbard, ENL Teacher • Tuesday, Wednesday, 3:00pm 4:30pm, Room: Computer Lab • Peekskill High School • Peekskill Field Library Students must obtain a library card from their neighborhood public library. The Peekskill Field Library provided a list of books available in English and Spanish. I expect students to read literature and informational text inside and outside of the classroom. • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Grading • The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (El Codigo Da Vinci) • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Bajo la misma estrella) • Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (& rest of series too) • Classwork 20% • -If you do not complete classwork in the classroom, please return for Call Back or Elton Brand. • Participation Attendance Behavior 20% • -Arrive to class every day on time, and participate in all classroom activities; be respectful to teacher and other students. • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (El Leon Bruja y el Ropero) • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle • Maze Runner by James Dashner (& rest of series too) (Prueba de fuego) • Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton (Rebeldes) • Book Thief by Markus Zuskas (La ladrona de libros) • Scorpions by Walter Dean Meyers (El Escorpiones) • Homework 20% • Eragon by Christopher Paolini • Twilight by Stephanie Meyer (& rest of series too) (Crepuscula) • -Complete all assignments by the due date.-Late or copied homework will lose points. • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Agua para elefantes) • Projects 20% • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley • The Boy In The Striped Pajamas by John Boyne (El niño con el pijama de rayas) • When I was Puerto Rican by Esmerelda Santiago (Cuando Era Puertorriqueña ) • Exams/Quizzes 20% • -Prepare for exams and quizzes by studying and obtaining additional help from classmates, and teacher during Call Back and Elton Brand. • -Complete all projects by the due date. Late projects will lose points. • -Make sure to follow the rubric/checklist for each project.