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Wildkat Class of 2021
 
Ms. Osborn 
 
Please contact me via email sosborn@willisisd.org for a more timely response.
 
Telephone: 936-856-1250
 
Conference Time:  10:11-11:04
 
Education
Bachelor of Arts in English & Psychology, Houston Baptist University
Master's in Education Administration, Sam Houston State University
 
Certifications
English 8-12
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Principal
 
Textbook required for English I is Holt McDougal Literature (Grade 9, Texas Edition). 
  
 
ENGLISH I PAP

Novels required for this course:  

  •  A Long Way Gone       (summer reading required)
  • Fahrenheit 451             (summer reading option 1)  
  • The Book Thief            (summer reading option 2)
  
 
PAP students are expected to purchase their own novel copies for annotations and outside reading assignments.

THE BOOK THIEF

(digital book)

 
 

Classes

Recent Posts

PAP ENG 1 - Agenda for Week of May 14

(5/14-18)

Monday 

Reading The Book Thief 

Study Guide Part 10

Tuesday 

DUE: Outside Novel Project 

Reading The Book Thief

Wednesday 

Reading The Book Thief

Study Guide Part 11

Thursday- Friday

Reading The Book Thief

Review for Final over Book Thief

 

5/14

416-441

Punishment p. 416

The Promise Keeper's Wife p. 420

The Collector p. 431

The Bread Eaters p. 438

The Hidden Sketchbook p. 442

5/15

442-471

The Hidden Sketchbook p. 442

The Anarchist's Suit Collection p. 452

Part IX The Last Human Stranger p. 457

The Next Temptation p. 459

The Cardplayer p. 463

The Snows Of Stalingrad p. 465

The Ageless Brother p. 472

5/16

472-505

The Ageless Brother p. 472

The Accident p.475

The Bitter Taste Of Questions p.479

1 Toolbox, 1 Bleeder, 1 Bear p. 481

The Homecoming 492

Part X: The Book Thief 495

The End of the World (part I) p. 497

The Ninety-Eighth Day p. 500

The War Maker p. 506

5/17

506-528

The War Maker p. 506

Way of The Words p. 508

Confessions p. 516

Ilsa Hermann’s Little Black Book p. 519

The Rib-Cage Planes p. 526

The End of The World (2) p. 529

5/18

529-549

The End of The World (2) p. 529

Epilogue: The Last Color p. 541

Death and Liesel p. 543

Wood In The Afternoon p. 545

Max p. 548

The Handover Man p.549

PAP ENG 1-This Week's Agenda...

(5/7-11)

Monday & Wednesday

Reading The Book Thief 

STAAR TESTING: Class does not meet

Tuesday & Thursday

Appointments: Review for Reading The Book Thief

Reading The Book Thief

Study Guide Part 5

Friday

Reading The Book Thief

Study Guide Part 7

 

5/7

277-305

Sketches p.  277

The Whistler And The Shoes p. 282

3 Acts Of Stupidity By Rudy…p.  293

The Floating Book (2) p. 300

6 The Dream Carrier p. 305

5/8

307-335

Part VI:  Death's Diary: 1942 p. 307

The Snowman p. 311

Thirteen Presents p. 317

Fresh Air,…Jewish Corpse p.325

Death's Diary: Cologne p.336

5/9

336-358

Death's Diary: Cologne p.336

The Visitor p. 339

The Schmunzeler p. 347

Death's Diary: The Parisians p. 349

Part VII: The…Duden Dictionary & Thesaurus p. 350

Champagne & Accordions p. 353

The Trilogy p. 359

5/10

359-384

The Trilogy p. 359

The Sound Of Sirens p. 371

The Sky Stealer p. 379

Frau Holtzapfel's Offer p. 385

5/11

385-415

Frau Holtzapfel's Offer p. 385

The Long Walk To Dauchau p. 389

Peace p. 397

The Idiot & The Coatmen p. 399

Part VIII:  The Word Shaker p. 405

Dominoes And Darkness p. 407

The Thought Of Rudy Naked p. 412

Punishment p. 416

PAP ENG 1-This Week's Agenda...

(4/30-5/4)

Monday & Thursday

Reading The Book Thief

Wednesday

Quiz over Part 2 Reading 

Reading The Book Thief

Tuesday & Friday

Appointments: Review for Reading The Book Thief

  

DATE

PAGES

CHAPTERS

4/30

138-167

Enter The Struggler p. 138

The Attributes Of Summer p. 142

The Aryan Shopkeeper p. 154

The Struggler, Continued p. 157

Tricksters p.161

The Struggler, Concluded 168

5/1

168-196   

The Struggler, Concluded p. 168

Part IV: The Standover Man p. 171

The Accordionist p. 173

A Good Girl p. 185

A Short History Of The…Fighter p. 187

The Wrath Of Rosa p. 197

5/2

197-222

The Wrath Of Rosa p. 197

Liesel's Lecture p. 199

The Sleeper p. 205

The Swapping Of Nightmares p. 207

Pages From The Basement p. 223

5/3

223-242

Pages From The Basement p. 223

Part V: The Whistler p.239

The Floating Book (1)p.  241

The Gamblers A (7-Sided Die) p. 243

5/4

243-276

The Gamblers A (7-Sided Die) p. 243

Rudy's Youth p. 267

The Losers p. 272

Sketches p.  277

Extra Credit offered 4/30

Extra Credit Opportunity:

PreAP Students may complete two extra task squares from the Level 3 and Level 4 columns for the in-class novel The Book Thief.

 

Level English I students may complete two extra task squares from the Level 3 and Level 4 columns to do for their selected outside reading novel.


PreAP English I and level English I students may also complete two extra task squares for their selected outside reading novel.


Each square is worth 5 points of extra credit.

 

If students complete a total of 4 squares, then they may earn up to 20 points extra credit toward their major grade average.

ENG 1-This Week's Agenda

(4/30-5/4)

Monday 

Letter to a Friend

Notes & Vocabulary Tears of a Tiger

Tuesday & Wednesday

Anticipation Questions

Read Tears of a Tiger

Thursday & Friday

Story Map

Study Guide Questions

Crash, Fire, Pain

Hit the Showers! Hit the Streets!

Oh No! It Just Can't Be!

Memories of Fire

"Dear Lord"

"My Most Frightening Moment"

"Hey, Coach! Can We Talk?"

Sad Songs, Juicy Gossip

"If I Could Change the World"

Read Tears of a Tiger

PAP ENG 1 This Week's Agenda

(4/23-27)

Monday- Friday

Reading: The Book Thief 

 

READ

DATES

PAGES



4/23

3-29      

Prologue: Death And Chocolate p.3

Beside The Railway Line p.6

The Eclipse p.9

The Flag p.12

Part I: The Grave Digger's Handbook p.16

Arrival on Himmel Street p.19

4/24

30-56     

Growing Up a Saumensch p.30

The Woman With The Iron Fist p. 36

The Kiss p. 46

4/25

57-84     

The Jesse Owens Incident p. 56

The Other Side Of Sandpaper p. 62

The Smell Of Friendship p. 69

The Heavyweight Champion… p. 73

Part II: The Shoulder Shrug p. 81

A Girl Made Of Darkness p. 83

4/26

85-113     

The Joy Of Cigarettes p. 85

The Town Walker p. 91

Dead Letters p. 97

Hitler's Birthday,1940 p. 101

100% Pure German Sweat p. 108

The Gates Of Thievery p. 114

4/27

114-137  

The Gates Of Thievery p. 114

Book Of Fire p. 118

Part III: Mein Kampf p. 123

The Way Home p. 125

The Mayor's Library p. 129

Enter The Struggler p. 138

ENG I & PAP ENG I-THis Week's Agenda

( 4/9-13)

Monday

STAAR Blitz 

Writing Expository Essay

Conclusions

Inferencing

Tuesday

ENGLISH I STAAR

Wednesday

Blitz Folder Test

Thursday & Friday

Media Literacy & Persuasion

PAP ENG I & ENG 1-This Week's Agenda...

(4/2-6)

Monday

STAAR Blitz 

Sensory Language

Tuesday & Wednesday

STAAR Blitz 

Reading Persuasive Texts

Thursday

STAAR Blitz 

Writing Expository Essay

Hooks

Friday

STAAR Blitz 

Writing Expository Essay

Thesis & H.E.L.P.S


Class Supplies:

 

1 1/2 inch binder 3 ring

dividers for binder-

  • Handouts

  • Notes

  • Essays

  • Reference

 

composition book

highlighters (multi pack)

map pencils

pens (blue or black)

loose leaf paper 

 
 
 
Summer Reading Assignment due  TBA
 
 
 
 
This assignment will NOT be accepted after... TBA.
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