Ms. Conn's Online English Resources
Information Technology High School
New York City Department of Education
Ms. Conn's Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am a full-time English teacher at ITHS.
My Spring 2010 Program
I coach ITHS Cross Country and Track
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Classwork and Homework: Spring 2010
AP English Assignments
Junior (Regents Prep/Period 4) Assignments
Junior (periods 7, 8 and 9) Assignments
Fall 2009 Course Syllabi (Course Descriptions and Grading Policies)
AP Senior Syllabus
Junior Syllabus (periods 7, 8 and 9)
Junior (Regents Prep) Syllabus
to a new semester!
success lies within
Research and Successful Writing:
Writing a College Paper--guidelines provided by Dartmouth College
College Writing: A University of Chicago Writing Resource Center
MLA Formatting and Style Guide, sponsored by Purdue University
Writing the College Paper (tips from College Board)
How To Write an A+
NYC School Libraries Online
The New York
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College Application Calendar
Common Application for College Admission
College Application FAQ
The College Search (resources by College Board)
Making Senior Year in High School Count
Sample College Application Essays
AP ENGLISH LITERATURE:
AP English Teacher's Website from Nova High School (my alma mater)
Web English Teacher Resources for AP English Literature
Magic Johnson Scholarship (deadline: first Friday in February)
List of a wide variety of college scholarships
Hispanic College Fund, which offers a great deal of scholarships.
HERE'S A NEW SCHOLARSHIP JUST FOR NYC STUDENTS AND BIG PRIZE $$ (Deadline: Feb. 15): Random House Creative Writing Contest for NYC Seniors!
LANGUAGE AND LITERACY:
Today's Quote of the Day. Use this site to think deeply about your own life. It's also a great site to help prepare for the Critical Lens Essay (an essay on the ELA Regents).
Today's Word of the Day. Be sure to use this site for ROOTS.
Misspelled Word of the
Elements and Techniques (courtesy of Mr. Nellen)
Today in Literature
On This Day
Mr. Nellen's CyberEnglish page
Test Prep: ENGLISH REGENTS and THE SAT
English Regents Exam Strategies for Teachers and Students
English Regents Exam Prep Center
*Challenging questions on reading passages will often ask main
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.
SAT VOCABULARY--a very useful site with countless vocabulary words and ready-made flashcards! *Thank you to Albert Leung for finding this great resource.
critical reading questions
SAT Tip of the
Etymology: Origins and History of Words
SAT Vocabulary Words
Vocabulary and Hip-Hop
Seven Habits of Proficient
1. Making Connections
2. Visualizing (creating mental images)
4. Determining Importance
5. Summarizing and Synthesizing
6. Making Inferences
7. Monitoring for Meaning
Check out ITHS Cross Country and Track for schedules of practices and meets, interesting updates and fun facts!
Also, for all New York high school sports information, go to PSAL.
Fall 2009 Semester: Seniors and Juniors
Spring 2009 Semester: Seniors and Juniors
Fall 2008 Semester: Seniors and Juniors
Spring 2008 Semester: Seniors and Juniors
Fall 2007 Semester: Seniors and Juniors
Spring 2007 Semester: Seniors and Freshmen
Fall 2006 Semester: Seniors
2005-06 School Year: Freshmen and Sophomores
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