• Ms. Lyn Carlisle has been teaching since 1992. She majored in English and journalism at the University of Kentucky, and received her master's degree in English Education from NC State. Ms. Carlisle is delighted to be teaching English II at Grimsley.  Contact her at carlisl@gcsnc.com. SYLLABUS Link

     JANUARY LINKS for ENGLISH II: (scroll down for honors) <<< Jan. 18 Last Day for LATE WORK

    OLD>> LINKS for ENGLISH II (4th and 5th periods):

    • We will read A Long Way Gone (click here) every day; if we are not in school, you should read and work on the corresponding chapter in the Study Guide (click here) every day
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    • Monday Dec. 10 -- snow day HOMEWORK read chapters 13-14 and do the study guide 
    • Tuesday Dec. 11 -- snow day HOMEWORK read chapter 15 and do the study guide
    • Wed. Dec. 12 -- snow day HOMEWORK  read Chapter 16 and do the study guide
    • Thurs. Dec. 13 -- snow day  ... HOMEWORK read Chapter 17 and do the study guide
    • Fri. Dec. 14 -- Through chapter 17, do the  study guide 
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    • Mon. Dec. 3 -- Get Anchor on Child Soldiers (due Friday) and Vocabulary on List #4 (due Dec. 10 with quiz)
    • Tues. Dec. 4 -- Library for research instruction and MLA Style Guide
    • Wed - Thurs. -- read Chapter 10 & 11 in class and at home. Research instructions for Friday.
    • Friday Dec. 7 in class, turn in  Anchor on Child Soldiers  do THIS RESEARCH assignment (click here if you are absent and do it at home)
    • Friday night for homework -- read through Chapter 12 (if you are behind, be sure not to skip any parts, particularly chapters 10 & 11)
    • 4th and 5th Period Study Guide CLICK HERE 
    • CHAPTER ONE click here  CHAPTER 2-5 Click here
    • Click HERE for the ENTIRE BOOK link <<<<<<
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    • Nov. -- Read Chapters 6-11 of A Long Way Gone and do corresponding study guide (CLICK HERE ) each day (Starting with 6 & 7 on Monday)  ** See me ASAP if you are absent and have difficulty with PDF **
    • Nov. -- Do Vocabulary List 3 Handout -- Click here
    • Nov. -- Work on anchor for this week: Matthew Henson/North Pole << due Friday at the beginning of class. In summary, use these words: Matthew Henson, igloo, sledges, sunshine/darkness, storm (gale), recording temperature (47 degrees below zero)
    • Nov. -- Work on PSA assignment

    JANUARY LINKS for HONORS ENGLISH II (Watch for updates) <<< Jan. 18 Last Day for LATE WORK

     OLD >> LINKS for HONORS ENGLISH II :

    • Thurs. Jan. 3 - Setting goals & review with common.lit
    • Fri. Jan. 4 - DUE -- Quote Analysis pre-write & rough draft.  Common.Lit << in Library
    • Sun. Jan. 6 -- Final typed analysis due on TurnItIn.com (NOTE-- TurnItIn.com is down for upgrades on Jan. 5)
    • Jan. 7 & 8 -- Benchmarks ** Extra Credit "Ordeal by Cheque" due (if you chose to do it) for THIS STORY ** This is due on Monday 1/9
    • Jan. 9-11 Hotel Rwanda
    • Jan. 11 -- Vocab. #6. QUIZ Optional Vocabulary exercises and Anchor due.
    • Mon. Dec. 17  ... ** Vocab List #4 quiz; Grammar plus some PSA in class; ALWG Study Guide due/review for test - short time for PSA 
    • Tues. Dec. 18 ... review for test - finish PSA
    • Wed. Dec. 19 -- Test on A Long Way Gone <<< This will not change.
    • Thurs. Dec. 20 -- List #5 Vocab quiz; PSA link due in email before school starts; research and grammar Comma Splices/Fused Sentences
    • Fri. Dec. 21 -- Present PSAs
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    • Dec. 10 -- snow day (Hmwk: Ch. 18  and do Chap. 18 study guide)
    • Dec. 11 -- snow day (Hmwk: Ch. 19 + guide)
    • Dec. 12 -- snow day (Hmwk: Ch. 20 + guide)
    • Dec. 13 -- snow day ; (Hmwk: Ch. 21 + guide)
    • Dec. 14 --  snow day; (homework PSA --due before school Dec. 20); Entire STUDY GUIDE is due Dec. 17.
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    • Dec. 4 -- in library for lesson (Hmwk: Ch. 13-14 + guide)
    • Dec. 5 -- work in class; possible filming (Hmwk: Ch. 15 + guide)
    • Dec. 6 -- MLA handout due in class; work in class on PSA (Hmwk: Ch. 16 + guide)
    • Dec. 7 --  Anchor on Child Soldiers due; work in library; research and/or filming (Hmwk: Ch. 17 + guide)
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    • NOV--Read Chapters 6-11 of A Long Way Gone at night and do corresponding study guide (click here) each day (6 & 7 Monday night; 8 Tuesday; 9 Wednesday; 10 Thursday; 11 Friday)  *** See me if you have difficulty with PDF ***
    • NOV--Do Vocabulary List 3 Exercises as an optional assignment (and a good way to improve your grade!)
    • NOV--Work on anchor for this week: Matthew Henson/North Pole << due Friday at the beginning of class. 
    • NOV--Work on PSA assignment
    • NOV--Grammar:  Comma Splices/Fused Sentences
    • NOV--Writing: 10 minute summary of Chapters 6 & 7 using 6+ of these words: chief, rap music, farming, fire, coconut, rebels, 6 days
    • Click HERE for the ENTIRE BOOK link <<<<<<
    • Honors Study Guide for A LONG WAY GONE -- Honors English click here...
    • 1st Study Guide---Honors Chapter 1-3 of A Long Way Gone
    • DUNKIRK War in Film Art Friday

     

    CURRENTLY *** LINKS below are PDFs and should open on PHONES***:

    • You should be keeping things in your 3-Ring Binder (2")  Here is a LIST of SOME of the items you should have. (NOT a PDF) 

     

    MAKE UP WORK (due Oct. 24) links:

    REFERENCE:

    Class Name: 1st Carlisle Code: JJ56L5

    Class Name: 2nd Carlisle Code: 5RZ4JN

    Class Name: 4th Carlisle Code: EN3YD6

    Class Name: 5th Carlisle Code: 9JN58D

    Class Name: 6th Carlisle Code: QDYVED

    • CLICK HERE for TurnItIn.com instructions. Then SUBMIT your assignment.
    • CLICK HERE for information on how to best write a plot summary paragraph, like the ones you have to do often for the Anchor (bellringer).