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  English II,

  w/ Jenn Moore 






This year we will build upon skills learned last year while preparing for deeper literary studies next year. We will read a lot, write, research, speak, present, and listen in order to build critical thinking skills and learn to be more independent learners. Our goals are to feel confident in our efforts and abilities while taking responsibility for our own learning, growing our vocabulary, and possibly becoming more empathetic humans. WELCOME to our home page!

Students and parents may contact me any time at moorej@lisdtx.org. I will respond as soon as appropriately convenient. Please understand LISD is unable to send or receive emails from @yahoo accounts. All school work may be accessed through Canvas . Please be proactive about missed work when absent, and check in DAILY anytime you are an online learner (asynchronous).


LESSON PLANS FOR ALL, click google doc link below (these are updated regularly)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u-CKv1mclS8WTok0jlbnl5nNegJlV1kneYVyOYTBjWc/edit?usp=sharingLinks to an external site.


REMOTE WEEK 11/30-12/4

We will totally get through this!  Expectations are high.  Let me know how I can help you out.  Until then, EVERY SINGLE DAY THIS WEEK --

1. go to my Canvas HOME page, from there --

2. go to the Daily Language Practice (this is attendance on days when things aren't due)

3. go to the Virtual Space and scroll down to see details about what's happening each day


VIRTUAL LEARNERS will all access to updated lesson plans on this page, and you'll need to check your English II Canvas HOME PAGE every day for DAILY LANGUAGE PRACTICE and also click on VIRTUAL SPACE for information about each day's lessons.  Please get the Canvas app for your phone so you can check, complete, submit assignments daily. Some class days are spent taking yearbook pics or getting Chromebooks checked in, you'll still have assignments to turn in to show engagement daily.  I will have a virtual video conference set up if any of you, or a parent, wants to check in with me. I'm making myself available Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:55-9:20 by appointment. Just email me the day before and I'll send you an invitation for a video chat.



7:55-8:40              1st - English II

8:44-9:29              2nd -Virtual Conference (8:55-9:20 Tues/Thurs will be our live video conference time!)

9:33-10:18            3rd - English II         

10:22-10:45         4th - Academic Period

10:49-11:34         5th - Conference

11:34-12:04         "A"  LUNCH

12:08-12:53         6th - English II

12:57-1:42            7th - English II

1:46-2:31              8th - English II

2:35-3:20              9th - English II

Tutorials are 7:30-7:50 Mon, Thur, Fri.  Students may attend tutorials by any English teacher, please let me know if that happens.


REQUIRED SUPPLIES - we are mostly digital this year, so this changed!

*functional blue or black pen

*notebook or folder of your choice designated for English II

*loose paper for occasionally turned-in assignments

*CHARGED Chromebook



*highlighters any colors

*sticky notes/Post-Its if asynchronous


RULES for YOUR success!

*keep cell phones put away

*be prepared for each class

*turn in work on time

*use your OWN brain (this is HUGE)

*be fully present

*get help when needed!  -- you may attend ANY English teacher’s tutorials or request to meet with me during Virtual Conference period if asynchronous!


Click below for a slideshow of expectations and general vibe of our classroom.


Students (or parents with their student's lisd email) may access course assignments and notes any time on Canvas! 



Available every 9 weeks.  Extra credit opportunities are posted on the classroom bulletin board and on Moore's HOME page on Canvas.

DUE Mon 3/1 for 3rd 9 weeks

Read a short story or a children's book for the class. Do this with voices for characters and great effort!  You may read for any class period except 2nd, Academic, and 5th.

Story must be approved the day before. You may use the podium or a char, but you must do this in the front of the classroom for all. 

**This is worth up to 5-10 points on ANY TEST this 9 weeks**



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