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Sarah Esberger, English II Advanced Honors, English III AP, and Writing Lab

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Contact Me: (615) 904-6789 ext. 23337
 

Welcome! Check your completion grades regularly through Skyward using your assigned username and password. 

 

Students and parents can access our daily activities, materials, and homework via our class Teams pages. If you are quarantined, you can check Teams each day for what you missed and a class recording of that lesson. I have also included an overview of the upcoming week below. 

 
 
My Schedule
1st: AP Language and Composition
2nd: Planning
3rd: English II Advanced
4th: AP Language and Composition
5th: AP Language and Composition
6th: Writing Lab I and II
7th: English II Advanced
 
Students, if you would like a recommendation from me, please fill out this form
 
 
 
 

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September 13-17

AP: We will go over CEO and work on group ad presentations. Then we will present. 
For homework: Continue working on narrative letters and reading book of choice. BOC form is due Monday. 
10th: We will discuss "The Fall of the House of Usher" and then go over our fear narrative assignment. We will also have our first author's chair.
For homework: "The Fall of the House of Usher" will be due Monday/Tuesday. Continue work on narrative letters. 

August 30-September 3

AP: We will finish any remaining SOAPSTone presentations and our analysis of the graduation speech. We will begin work with King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail." We will begin work on an ad analysis project and complete our second goals reflection. 
 
10th: We will finish our summer reading presentations and read the short story "The Chaser" in class to practice our analysis. We will also document strategies from our books. For homework, we will read King's "Why We Crave Horror Movies" and discuss it in class. We will also have a grammar lesson on participial phrases, complete our 2nd goals reflection, and hopefully have some time for our first writer's block. 

I love Lisa Simpson and relate to her so much, but this mentality is part of why I'm not using points to score students anymore. 
May 3-7
Get snacks for $1 each from Mrs. Esberger's room - 337 in the annex. 
 
ALL proceeds go to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library/Rutherford County's Books from Birth program. Extra donations are appreciated! 

2021-2022 Newspaper Club Applications

Hello! If you would like to join next year's newspaper staff, please fill out this application by May 14th. We look forward to hearing how you can contribute! 

2021-2022 National English Honor Society Application

Current sophomores and juniors can now apply to join National English Honor Society for next year. 
 
Look over the application and submit once you have all materials gathered no later than the end of the school day on Wednesday, May 5th. 
 
New members will be eligible to run for officer positions before the end of the school year. Details will be included in acceptance letters. 

2021 Writing Lab Application

Current sophomores and juniors may apply to be a tutor in the writing lab for the 2021-2022 school year between now and February 12th. 
 
You can pick up an application from Mrs. Esberger or print one off here. 
 
The application includes both the teacher recommendation and student letter of interest. 

January 5-8

January 5-8 are asynchronous learning days. I will be posting short assignments each day on our Teams channel. Please make sure to log in every day and complete the work listed. 
 
If you have questions, feel free to reach out via email or on Teams.