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    Welcome to
    Mrs. D'Agostino's English Classroom
    Dunkirk High School
     
    Fourth Quarter
     
    Google Site for Financial Literacy 
     
    A Raisin in the Sun
    by Lorraine Hansberry 
     
    Martin Luther King, Jr. speech "I Have a Dream"
    The Great Migration Video
     
     
     
     
                   "The Gettysburg Address"
                    by Abraham Lincoln
     
     
     
    Third Quarter 
     
     Unit 1
     
    LOVE CANAL RESEARCH MODULE
    Niagara Falls, NY 
     
    Text Options for Students
     
    Source #1 Map: Cleanups in my Community   Source #1 LINK 
     
    Source #2   Modern Marvels Part 1/2: Source #2 LINK
     
    Source #3   Modern Marvels Part 2/2: Source #3 LINK
     
    Source #4   Love Canal Tragedy Source #4 LINK
     
    Source #5   Timeline   Source #5 LINK
     
    Source #6   EPA SuperFund Site Source #6 LINK 
     
    Source #7   Photos: Containment Zone  Source #7 LINK
     
    Source #8   Love Canal Time Bomb  Source #8 LINK
     
    The Next Step
     
    #1 Organizing Evidence-Based Claims  LINK HERE  -- Type on the actual document. Include sources. Print.
    Complete this form online using three of the resources. Do not copy and paste your summary. Write is yourself by including the most important details. Print a file copy.
     
    #2 Plan the Video Presentation  LINK HERE
     
     
     
     
     
    Unit 2
     
    Hamlet 
                                             
     
    Hamlet 
    In English
     
     
     
     
     
    Other:
    War of the Worlds Resources 
    Original 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast HERE 
    PBS Documentary about the impact of the broadcast HERE
     
     
     
     
     
     links
     
    New Common Core Curriculum for English 11
     

    Content                               

    Modules       

    W-HO Worksheets & Handouts

     The Promised Land Packet  

    Content List 1

     Reading Close W-HOs HERE

     Lay Down My Joys Packet

     Content List 2

     EBC W-HOs HERE

     Content List 3

     Research W-HOs HERE

     Content List 4

     
     
    emailcdagostino@dunkirk.wnyric.org
     

    Accuplacer Practice from CollegeBoard CLICK HERE
    WritePlacer Practice from CollegeBoard  CLICK HERE
     
    AccuPlacer Practice Activities
    CLICK HERE
    SAT/ACT Tips  CLICK HERE
     
     
    World Book Encyclopedia PerformancePLUS

    www.engageny.org
     

     
     
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     "Readers are not sheep, and not every pen tempts them."
    -- Vladimir Nabokov
     
    "A man only learns in two ways, one by reading,
    and the other by association with smarter people."
    -- Will Rogers
     
    "Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it."
    --George Bernard Shaw
     
    "Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry,
    but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?"
    ~J.K. Rowling, "King's Cross," Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
    --spoken by the character Albus Dumbledore
     
    "Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records."
    --William Arthur Ward
     
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