English/grades 7-12

Jessica M. Hall
Jessica Hall English Teacher



MA of Film Studies
University College Cork

BA of Science in Education

Central Connecticut State University

j.hall@fischool.com

Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding 
Students will listen, speak, read, and write for information and understanding. As listeners and readers, students will collect data, facts, and ideas; discover relationships, concepts, and generalizations; and use knowledge generated from oral, written and electronically produced texts. As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language to acquire, interpret, apply, and transmit information. 

Standard 2: Language for Literary Response and Expression 

Students will read and listen to oral, written, and electronically produced texts and performances from American and world literature;  relate texts and performances to their own lives; and develop an understanding of the diverse social, historical, and cultural  dimensions the texts and performances represent. As speakers and writers, students will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language for self‐expression and artistic creation. 

Standard 3: Language for Critical Analysis and Evaluation 

Students will listen, speak, read, and write for critical analysis and evaluation. As listeners and readers, students will analyze  experiences, ideas, information, and issues presented by others using a variety of established criteria. As speakers and writers, they  will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language to present, from a variety of perspectives, their opinions, and judgments on experiences, ideas, information, and issues. 

Standard 4: Language for Social Interaction 

Students will listen, speak, read, and write for social interaction. Students will use oral and written language that follows the accepted  conventions of the English language for effective social communication with a wide variety of people. As readers and listeners, they  will use the social communications of others to enrich their understanding of people and their views.

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