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Welcome to English II! 
 
 
I am beginning my 19th year of teaching. The last fifteen years have been at Willis High School. I am also the sponsor for the Class of 2020. Please subscribe to my webpage for updates.
 
 My daughter will also be attending Willis High School as a 9th grader and is a member of the Sweethearts! 
 
  
 
All students will need a composition book the first week of school.
 
 
Summer Reading
Students entering English II PAP must have read To Kill a Mockingbird and Bleachers or Lord of the Flies by the first day of school. 
 
Conference
 My conference is 4th period 
 
 
Tutoring
 I am available for tutoring on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after school until 3:15
 
 
English Late Work Policy
Assignments are due at the beginning of class on the day it is due - NOT later at the end of the period. After it is collected, it is officially late.
 
Level classes
Daily work 1 day late -30%
Major grades 1 day late -20%; 2 days late -40%
 
PAP, AP, DC
Daily work No daily work accepted late
Major grades 1 day late -25%; 2 days late -50%
 
 
Due to the nature of some major assignments (essays, writing workshops, etc.), some assignments will not be accepted late. The teacher will notify the students in advance when assignments will not follow the traditional late work policy.
 
 
 
 
 
See class expectations and other files to the right for more information.
 
 
 

Recent Posts

Reminder about Tuturials

I just wanted to remind parents and students that I am available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for tutorials from 2:20 until 3:15.

Tutorials

We are starting mandatory tutorials this week for students who are struggling with their EOC English test.  I have given students a note for this week if they are required to attend.  We will be focusing on their English I EOC test.  If students do not show up to tutorials, they will have to see their principal.  If you have any questions, please email me.

Twelve Angry Men Test Friday!

Your Twelve Angry Men test will be this Friday (November 4).  Please study your chart.  If you need help, you can come in during Wildkat Lunch,

Extended Metaphors

All extended metaphors are due Tuesday, October 8th.  This will be your last major grade for the first nine weeks.