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Mr. Livengood

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This website is host to materials and resources for the classes I am teaching this year.  Locate your course on the left and click to find information that might be useful to you. 

My office hours are on Friday, 9AM-11AM, or by appointment.

You can contact me via email (preferred) at clivengood@rsu14.org or clivengood@grsu14.org
or via telephone at 892-1810 ext. 357
 
Please use the menu to the right to navigate materials for specific courses.
 

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Mr. Livengood's English II Academic, Periods 1 & 3: Nov. 23-24

Course:  English II Academic Period 1 & 3

Course Schedule: Monday & Wednesday

Office Hours: Fridays, 9AM - 11AM

Essential Questions:  

What are the common elements of a text and how does an author use them to construct a narrative?

Student Assignments:

For today's activity, we will do the following:
-Read the chapter "Family of Little Feet" together as a class
-Review the Topic and Theme activity from last week, then complete it and turn it in.
-Review the Vignette Writing Project and discuss an exemplar.
 
Work you are responsible for completing today and for homework:
-Topic and Theme worksheet: Due today
-"Neighborhood Vignette": Start in class, DUE AFTER THANKSGIVING
-Read up to page 64 in the PDF of Mango Street
-Complete Vocabulary Packet (optional...we will review this after the break)

 

Links/Resources:

Access students' Google Classroom or email me directly for specific materials.

Mr. Livengood's English II Academic, Periods 1 & 3: Sept. 21-25

Course:  English II Academic

Course Schedule: Monday & Wednesday, Period 1A/3A

                                Tuesday & Thursday, Period 1B/3B

Office Hours: Fridays, 9AM - 11AM

Essential Questions:  

What are the common elements of a text and how does an author use them to construct a narrative?

Standards/PIs:  

-I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.

-I can explain the way in which the theme or claim of a text applies to the world, using textual evidence to support the claim.

-I can identify independent and dependent clauses.

-I can learn new words to expand my vocabulary.


Student Assignments:

-Students will review elements of fiction and take notes in class

-Students will complete "Independent & Dependent Clause" Exercises 1-3 on Grammarbytes.com

-Students will choose and read 3 fairytales from Grimm's Fairytale database and complete respective analysis sheets.

-Quiz over Elements of Fiction terms on Wednesday (1A & 3A) / Thursday (1B & 3B)

 

Links/Resources:

-Worksheets and notes available on Google Classroom

 

Mr. Livengood's English II Academic, Periods 1 & 3: Sept. 14-18

Course:  English II Academic Period 1 & 3, Group A & B

Course Schedule: Period 1 & 3, Group A: Monday & Wednesday

                                Period 1 & 3, Group B: Tuesday & Thursday

Office Hours: Fridays, 9AM - 11AM

Essential Questions:  

What are the common elements of a text and how does an author use them to construct a narrative?

Standards/PIs:  

-I can explore the author’s use of elements such as setting, plot, and characters and how they work together in a text.

-I can explain the way in which the theme or claim of a text applies to the world, using textual evidence to support the claim.

-I can learn new words to expand my vocabulary.


Student Assignments:

-Students will review elements of fiction and take notes in class

-Students will read 3 Aesop’s Fables and fill out a “Fable Table”

-Students will use their knowledge of the genre to compose an original fable

-Students will learn and practice new vocabulary words

Links/Resources:

-Worksheets and notes available on Google Classroom

Aesop’s Fables Database:

http://www.aesopfables.com/aesopsel.html