Welcome to Mrs. Meissner's
English 9 Class!
English 9 - 1 credit/year course:
This course focuses on the content and skills of the Ohio New Learning State Standards in English and Language Arts with specific attention to the strand for grade nine. Students will read a variety of texts for various purposes, implement the writing process for varying audiences and purposes, implement research strategies with self-selected or assigned topics, and employ effective verbal and visual communication techniques. The course will include both non-fiction and fictional literature from various cultures and genres. Literary terms are introduced and vocabulary is reinforced. Proficiency skills are developed.
Supplies Needed for English 9:
I will provide all textbooks/novels and a folder for each student. Students will need to purchase pens/pencils and a 1 subject notebook.
Cell Phone Policy:
1st Offense: Phone confiscated from student and returned at the end of the mod.
2nd Offense: Phone confiscated, given to assigned principal and returned at the end of the day.
3rd Offense: Phone confiscated, given to assigned principal who will assign Wednesday School and phone returned after a parent conference is held.
4th Offense: Phone confiscated, given to assigned principal who will assign 2 Wednesday Schools and phone returned after a parent conference is held. Cellphone privileges are suspended for the rest of the school year.