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Mrs. Shelton

Email: 
jshelton@amherst.k12.va.us
Phone: 
434-946-2898
Classes Taught: 
English 12, Creative Writing

"The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you." -B.B. King 

ENGLISH 12:

WEEK ONE: History of Anglo Saxons followed by Open Book Test

                      Reading: Beowulf: Battle with Grendel

                       Completed Circle Map for HERO & Bubble Map for Grendel

from csis.pace.com

WEEK TWO:  Reflecting on Beowulf: Battle with Grendel,       

                        Beowulf

                        Double Bubble Map to compare with other literature

                        Figurative Language & Simple Sentences

                        QUIZ Friday on the info above.

                        Reading: The Battle with Grendel's Mother

                        More About Beowulf: http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/beowulf

English 12 & Creative Writing SUPPLY LIST:

1" Binder (binder will often be left in the classroom) It cannot be used for any other subjects.

Blue or Black Ink Pens (2)                      Yellow Highlighter                        Scissors & Glue Stick

Zipper pouch to keep pens, scissors & other materials inside

*English 12 Only: one pack of Dividers                                                       Optional: Tissues & GermX for classroom use

Thank you! The students will set up their binders on Tuesday, August 18th

A link for the syllabus is at the bottom of the page :)

Helpful Links:

Va Dept. of Education: 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/students_parents/index.shtml

Writing & Grammar: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/5/

 

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