Mrs. Lenora Douglas
8th Grade Teacher
423-623-3811 Ext. 237

Courses Taught:

English/Language Arts, 8

Mrs. Lenora Douglas
Academic Biography

Lincoln Memorial University

Educational Specialist in Instructional Leadership (Ed.S.)

 

Carson-Newman College

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction; Teaching English as a Second Language, K-12 (M.Ed.)

Bachelor of Arts in English; Secondary Education, 7-12 (B.A.) 

 

I have been teaching grade 8 English/Language Arts at Newport Grammar School since 2003.  Not only do I hope to prepare my students to be successful readers, writers, and communicators, but also I hope to inspire them to appreciate the art and craft of the written word.  -L. Douglas

 

 

This Week in ELA

Texts

 

  • The Weak Shall Inherit the Gym
  • Position on Dodgeball

 

Learning Objectives

RI.8.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

RI.8.9 Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

 

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