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English Language Arts (ELA)
English Language Arts Mission Statement
The MISSION of the Watertown High School English Language Arts Department is to motivate students to develop an appreciation for human experience through exposure to literature of all kinds; to encourage them to think independently and analytically; to aid them in strength ening their skills of self-expression, both written and oral; and to assist them in building an understanding of the history and structure of the English language.
and check out this Blog! Claire's Holocaust Blog
8th Grade students researched people alive during the holocuast. They presented their research in a journal format. Some used Voicethread. Listen to one on the left.
Some used blogs. Check out an example on the left.
|Students in Sheila Gilmartin's class researched life in Shakespearean times. To the left is a passport for Shakespeare created by a student.|
|Join the discussion--click on this VoiceThread link to see and comment on projects from Maureen Regan's 'Found Art' Humanities Project.|
Ms. Claire Regan's enrichment class at Watertown Middle School published a 6th grade newspaper. Click to read the second issue of "News from the Nest."
|ELA Photo Gallery: Learning That Matters NEW PICS ADDED DECEMBER 08!|
Visiting Author Rebecca Tuch with Mr. Fetbroth and Alina
- Watertown High School English Plagiarism Contract (pdf)
- Senior Thesis Paper Guide
- Senior Thesis
- ELA Awards 2006-2008
- Department Writing Rubric (PDF)
- Watertown High School Library
- Watertown Middle School
- SAT Question of The Day
- Poem of the Day
- New York Times Bestseller List
- Online Dictionary (Merriam Webster)
- Online Vocabulary Tests
- News - Archived