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Ms. Buehring English I

Welcome to Ms B's class!
 
To contact me, please e-mail buehringb@rcschools.net and I will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
In Ms. Buehring's class..
You are wanted,
You are brilliant,
and you are going to have a great year!!!
 
Hello students and parents!
 
   Class Syllabus-
       The Freshman English Syllabus is linked below!
 
   Checking Grades-
 Parents can keep up with their students' grades in INow, the Riverdale grading portal. 
 
   Supply List-
      *Notebook paper
      *Pencils/Pens
      *Two-pocket folder
      *1" binder 
      *Highlighters (not mandatory, but would be helpful) 
 
   Assignments per Week-
 
August 13th-17th
          Entrance Exam in class
          Sentence structure handouts and review (liked to the right under files)
 
August 20th-24th
          Reading "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst (link to text: http://whs.wsd.wednet.edu/Faculty/Zobel/documents/TheScarletIbisText.pdf )
          PEP RALLY 101!! Thursday, the 23rd (the class learns all the Freshman cheers and pep rally etiquette)
 
August 27th-31st
          Sentence Fragments notesheet (linked to the right under files)
          Characterization 
          Library Orientation Day
          Figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole)
          Studying guide (liked to the right under files)
           
 
Gerund and Infinitive Phrase Googleform
 
 
Midterms Week (December 14th-19th)-
   Practice editing paragraphs!
   Practice reading comprehension with REAL standards-based questions!