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Vines, Jentry


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English I Pre-AP & English II Pre-AP

  • Bachelor of Arts-English Literature-2003-University of Houston
  • Currently pursuing Masters Degree in English Literature at St. Mary's University
     
     
    "Dwell in Possibility." ~Emily Dickinson


 

 

Class Schedule

1st Period   English II Pre-AP  

2nd Period   Conference

3rd Period   English I   Pre-Ap  

4th Period   English I   Pre-Ap  

5th Period  Lunch  

6th Period   English I  Pre-Ap  

7th Period   English II   Pre-Ap  

8th Period   English II Pre-Ap  


Hello

Hello Clark Cougars and Clark Cougar Parents! 

My name is Jentry Vines and this is my second year at Clark High School.  They say it's the promised land here at Clark, and I couldn't agree more!  As an educator for the past eleven years, I can honestly say that I love what I do.  One of my greatest joys is sharing the passion I have for writing and literature with my students. Sadly, writing is becoming a lost art, and it's my mission to foster a love for writing within my students-one that will stay with them long after they leave the walls of my classroom.  I want them to see the magical places writing can take them because, "Once you write something down, it's yours forever." 

I teach English I and II Pre-Ap and my students are such an incredible gift to me.  Perhaps the late actor Robin Williams who portrayed John Keating in the film Dead Poet's Society said it best: "We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."


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Student Handouts

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parent letter English I.doc 8/21/2014
letter to students.doc 2014-2015.doc 8/18/2014
Parent Letter English II 2014-2015.doc 8/21/2014
Classroom Rules and Procedures.doc 8/21/2014
Pre-AP August 25-29.doc 8/22/2014
grading policy 14-15.doc 8/21/2014
English II Pre-AP Aug. 25th-29th (1).doc 8/22/2014
READING CARD ASSIGNMENT.doc 11/13/2013

Lesson Plans

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