Mrs. Beaulieu English

Room #480

hbeaulieu@fallriverschools.org


Honors English I

Honors English is a standards based yearlong course designed for the student who has an excellent command of English skills and is ready for academic challenge at an accelerated pace. In writing, students will learn the process of planning, drafting, editing, conferring, and sharing as well as write for a variety of purposes and audience. Through a rigorous curriculum, freshman will acquire facility in writing by engaging in the various genres such as persuasive, narrative, and expository text structures. Grammar, usage, and vocabulary are covered through composition. In literature, intensive study is undertaken in the interpretation and analysis of various genres, such as short fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, and the novel. 


English I -College Prep

Academic English 9 is a standards based yearlong course designed for the student who has a good command of English skills and is ready for academic challenge. Through a rigorous curriculum, freshmen enrolled in College Preparatory English are engaged in writing exercises with emphasis on paragraph development, description, narration and summary. Grammar, usage, and vocabulary are covered through composition. In literature, close reading is undertaken in the interpretation and analysis of various genres, such as short fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, and the novel. Reading and writing exercises are studied similar to those on the MCAS test taken in the sophomore year. 


Grading Policy:

Homework/Preparedness/Participation:  25%   

Quarterly Assessment: 15% 

Formative/Summative Assessments:60% 

(ie, Essays, Projects & Presentations, Unit Tests)                                                                                                               

Total = 100%

**Homework Policy: Homework will be assigned as needed during the week. Due dates for all assigned work, including homework will be given as the last day it will be accepted.