Ms. Conn's English Homepage

Ms. Conn's Homepage

Have a wonderful summer, scholars! See you in the fall!

I teach English at ITHS
My Program
Nicenet Discussion

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." --Maya Angelou




Calendar

My Scholars

Freshmen
Honors Sophomores

Classwork and Homework

Freshman Assignments
Sophomore Assignments

Assessment:How am I evaluated?


Freshmen: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Marking Periods
Honors Sophomores: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Marking Periods


EXCELLENT RESOURCES:

WORDS, WORDS, WORDS:

  • Vocabulary Etymology
  • SAT Vocabulary Words
  • Today's Word of the Day. Be sure to use this site for ROOTS.
  • Misspelled Word of the Week
  • Spelling Bee Resources
  • Today's Quote of the day. How are these relevant to you?

    Test Prep: Regents and SATs
    *Challenging questions on reading passages will often ask main idea, specific details, author's purpose, author's tone, mood, setting, major events of the plot, inference, narrator's point of view, character traits, use of vocabulary, the cause and effect of events in the reading, and comparison/contrast to other literature.

  • English Regents Exams 2001-2006
  • Regents Prep (courtesy of Mr. Nellen)
  • Literary Elements and Techniques (courtesy of Mr. Nellen)
  • SAT critical reading questions
  • SAT Tip of the Day
  • Today in Literature

  • On This Day

  • Poem a Day

  • Check Email Often!!


    Reading Skills:

    Seven Habits of Proficient Readers:
    1. Making Connections
    A. Text-to-Self
    B. Text-to-Text
    C. Text-to-World
    2. Visualizing (creating mental images)
    3. Questioning
    4. Determining Importance
    5. Summarizing and Synthesizing
    6. Making Inferences
    7. Monitoring for Meaning




    Extra-Curricular Activities


  • Get involved in ITHS and make your high school experience even better. Check out ITHS Student Activities!
  • Check out ITHS Sports information at PSAL. GO TRACK!


    More Resources:

  • How To Write an A+ Paper
  • The Shakespeare Web
  • ITHS Library
  • NYC School Libraries Online
  • Cyber Library
  • HTML
  • Literature Online
  • Short Stories
  • Poetry Contests
  • Writing Contests
  • Poem of the Day
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus

  • The New York Times [Login: infotechnyc Password: power]
  • The Wall Street Journal [Login: ithsnyc Password: power]


    ARCHIVES

    Thank you for the memories!
  • September-June 2004
  • October 2004
  • January 2005
  • Freshman English classes 2004-05
  • September 1, 2005
  • October 15, 2005
  • January 30, 2006

    Contact Information

    hconn28@yahoo.com
    © H. Conn 2006


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