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 (NTI) August 25 - 28, 2020

(S) Students will build a community by getting to know one another.  Introductions, expectations, syllabus, and questions.

(S) Students will explore the relationship between our names, identities, and the societies in which we live.  Students will engage in a silent discussion by adding comments and questions to one another's reflections.  Discuss the power of names.  Students will write their own original quotation about names from the reflections.

(A) Students identify an object that holds special meaning and learn about each other by sharing the stories of these special items. Students will watch a short video from Jason Reynold's "Write. Right. Rite." project and then respond to questions that he poses about the special item.  Students will tell the story of their special item using Google Docs.


Mrs. Wiglesworth, Ed.S.

9th English Teacher

Atherton High School




"The best way to predict your future is to create it."  - Abraham Lincoln


Freshman Academy Mission Statement:

We will empower each other through rigorous instruction to remove barriers so we can engage in our communities to make a difference.