Trimmer, Mr. Nathan

Who is this man?

Who is this man? Where does he live? What is his life like?

Welcome to English 1 and Honors English 1!!

Our course focuses on the Human Experience. the questions we must ask ourselves in order to define what the human experience is stretch far and wide, high and low. Please view the course expectations, syllabus, late/ absentee policy, and important information below and on the side bar.

​Important information

  • Mr. Trimmer's email is ntrimmer@cysd.k12.pa.us 
  • When submitting google documents or work outside of schoology, email to ntrimmer@cyppanthers.org
  • The class syllabus can be found here
  • Our class management system "Schoology" can be found here

**PARENTS - You are required to obtain a Schoology passcode specific to your student if. Please email Mr. Trimmer at ntrimmer@cysd.k12.pa.us for this access code.
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Course Overview


Units of Study

  • Basic Skills (2-3 weeks) 
  • Revenge and Regret (1-2 weeks) 
  • Honor (5-6 weeks) 
  • Perception (2 weeks)
  • Journey of the Hero (1 week) - Honors Only
  • Passion (4-5 weeks)
  • Reflection (2 weeks)

WITHIN EACH UNIT, STUDENTS WILL STUDY:

  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Literary Non-Fiction

IN THIS COURSE, STUDENTS WILL:

  • Read and Analyze Texts
  • Evaluate Texts across Genres
  • Take Part in Seminars
  • Write Essays
  • Develop Use of Correct Grammar
  • Analyze Language
  • Deliver Speeches

EACH DAY STUDENTS SHOULD BRING:

  • Small Individual Binder (divided into sections)
  • Daily Journal (composition book provided)
  • iPad and Charger (iPad should already be fully charged at the start of each day.)
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Stickie Notes (provided by teacher if needed)
  • Independent Reading Novel

 

STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Respect one another
  • Come to class with an open mind
  • Be prepared to learn and explore new ideas
  • Put forth best effort