English Language Arts

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Department Goals

By the end of the school year, students in the English classes will know and be able to….

  • Identify and define academic vocabulary, and be able to utilize the targeted vocabulary outside of the text.
  • Synthesize multiple sources under a common theme/topic and use the information to create a written/oral response
  • Utilize a graphic organizer (the E’s) to structure a clear and cohesive response 
  • Write a well-organized explanatory/argumentative essay citing strong and thorough evidence to support a thesis

By the end of the school year, students in English Language Development (ELD) will know and be able to…

  • Read, write, speak, and listen in English according to their ELD level.
  • Practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English
  • Engage in critical thinking activities
  • Develop a positive bilingual and bicultural identity that celebrates all aspects of student’s backgrounds

Teachers 2022 – 2023

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Department Chair:

Matthew Dunkle
English 9 & 10

Sam Boggs
CSU Expository Reading/Writing (English 12)

Rolanda Bradley
English 11 Fundamentals

Amy Fredricksen
English 9 & ELD IV

Edgar Garcia
English 10 and 12 Fundamentals

Dina Herrera
ELD I, ELD III & ELD Resource Teacher

Debbie Maghirang
English 10

Kayla Mains

English HL 1 & 2 (IB)

Colleen Miller
English 11 , English 11 Honors & CSU Expository Reading/Writing (English 12)

Katie Nelson
English 9 (Accelerated) & English Literature (AP)

Erika Osorio

Kristy Parcells
English 9 Co-teach & English Fundamentals 9

Arden Paredes
English 11

Jerome Sandoval
English 10, English 10 (Accelerated) & English Language (AP)

Erik Vargas

Christine Villaflor
English 10 Fundamentals & English 10 C0-teach (See syllabi for Mrs. Maghirang)