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Title: Ms. Lopresti


1
Ms. Lopresti
  • Honors English 10
  • And
  • College Prep English 10 A
  • Please take a moment to fill out the information
    card that you were given at the start of the
    period. Please leave the card with me when the
    presentation is finished. Thanks!!

2
About Me
  • Graduate of WTHS in 1992
  • Teacher for 17 years, 16 years for Wash. Twp.
  • Associates in Liberal Arts and Science
  • Bachelors in English (Rowan University)
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education (Rowan
    University)
  • Masters Degree in Educational Leadership/Instructi
    on (TCNJ)
  • Rowan University NJ Supervisor certificate
  • Full-Time Parent ?

3
American Literature from 1620-1910
  • Puritan Literature including works about the
    Puritans such as The Crucible and The Scarlet
    Letter.
  • An Emerging Nation and The Enlightenment
  • The Romantics/Dark Romanticism
  • The Transcendentalists
  • Realism including Regionalism and Naturalism
  • A New American Poetry Whitman and Dickinson

4
Other Areas
  • Writing and Grammar
  • MLA research paper
  • Common errors in writing
  • Vocabulary and SAT Practice

5
How can I help at home?
  • Contact me periodically. My e-mail address is
    llopresti_at_wtps.org or call at 589-8500 ext.9255
  • Check powerschool regularly for grades
  • Check my teacher page at http//www.wtps.org/Page/
    1101
  • and llopresti.wikispaces.com for homework
    assignments
  • Practice vocabulary at home (www.vocabularyworksho
    p.com) Choose Level F 2012
  • http//www.sadlier-oxford.com/vocabulary/vw_a2h_un
    its.cfm?spteacherlevelf
  • Review novels with your child and check resources
    such as criticisms and commentaries for
    additional support.
  • Textbook and novels materials are online at
    www.my.hrw.com
  • I available after school for extra help by
    request. Students will need to make an
    appointment with me after their class period.

6
Novels/Plays for Honors English
  • The Heretics Daughter by Kathleen Kent
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thorton Wilder
  • Emperor by Conn Iggulden
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Possibly Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, Red Badge
    of Courage by Stephen Crane or another 19th
    century selection

7
Novels/Plays for CPA English
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
    or Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    written by himself
  • Scrawl by Mark Shulman
  • Free read fourth marking period

8
  • Enjoy walking in your childs shoes!!!
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