English 1H and English 2H
Things to think about . . .
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
-- Mark Twain
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.
-- Ralph Blum
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
-- Mark Twain
The three great essentials to achieving anything worthwhile are; first, hard work, second, stick-to-it-iveness, and third, common sense.
-- Thomas Edison
Mrs. K. George
9th and 10th grade
English Department Chair
Phone:(562) 698-8121 x6146
My Teaching Schedule
CSF APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
DEADLINE MARCH 8th
CSF membership drive is happening now and goes through March 8th. Applications are available in the Curriculum Office. DO NOT PROCRASTINATE UNTIL THE LAST DAY.
Parent and Student Survey
If you are a student or a parent of a student enrolled in one of my classes for the 2012-013 school year please take a few minutes to complete the following:
Click on the the link above to create an account and join your class.remind 101
ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS...
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English 1 Honors: TEXT @george1h TO (385) 218-6702
English 2 Honors: TEXT @george2h TO (385) 218-6702
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Recommended Materials for Mrs. George's
English 1 Honors and English 2 Honors
for the 2012-2013 School Year
- La Serna Student Planner
- Pens (blue and black ink)
- College ruled composition notebook
- 3-Ring Binder
- Colored pencils or markers
INCOMING 9th GRADERS
Are you a future member of La Serna High School's Class of 2016?
Do you have questions about what life is like for a freshman at La Serna?
If you do, click on the link below to post your questions. I will respond to you and maybe some current La Serna freshmen will also chime in and give you a first hand account what it is like to be a Lancer!
Thank you for a WONDERFUL school year!
Have a safe and relaxing summer.
WORD OF THE DAY
Click this link to visit our "Word of the Day," page and play hangman, participate in a spelling bee, and more!
ACADEMIC COUNSELING . Ask Mr. Poizner
If you have a question about your classes and planning for college you may post a question on the Academic Counseling Blog." Mr. Poizner, a La Serna counselor, will answer your question. Visit the "Academic Counseling with Mr. Poizner," page /81420919152812217/blank/browse.asp?a=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&c=57602 to view questions students have asked and read Mr.Poizner's responses.
Utilizing our local resources:
FREE ONLINE TUTORING
Use your Whittier Public Library card to get free tutoring on-line from any computer!
OPPORTUNITIES (aka extra credit) .....
1. Visit the Getty Villa in Malibu.
Admission to the Getty Villa is free but due to popularity it is often difficult to get tickets. Go to the Getty website http://getty.edu/visit/
for additional information to plan your visit. In order to receive extra credit you must turn in a picture of yourself at the Getty and a written one-page critique for one piece of artwork, a garden, a structure, a sculpture. See me for additional information. This assignment is worth 20 extra credit points.
2.Post a comment on the class BLOG.
If you submit a response to your class blog and I post your comment you will receive 5 extra credit points. You may receive a total of 20 extra credit points each quarter for posting comments on the class blog.
MLA FORMAT INFORMATION
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