LoriAnne Williams

English I Honors and Creative Writing
Literary Magazine Sponsor
Clarksville High School
E-mail: lorianne.williams@cmcss.net
Phone: (931) 648-5690

About Me

This is year number 22 to be a Clarksville High School Wildcat! I am happy to be a part of this school and its great traditions of excellence.... Teaching is in my blood, as I am the daughter of parents who accumulated more than fifty combined years of teaching on the high school and college levels. I have earned a bachelor's degree in English, a master's degree in curriculum and instruction, and an education specialist degree--all from Austin Peay State University. I have earned a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a concentration in reading from Tennessee State University. I currently teach online courses for my Alma Mater, Austin Peay! Some of my favorite hobbies include the following: reading, going to plays, watching college, professional, and CHS sports, and spending time with family. I am looking forward to a great year with you!


Classroom Expectations

1.  Successful conduct of any class requires respective involvement of teacher and students.

2.  Together, we must observe all school and classroom policies. Please leave all gum, candy, chips, drinks, etc. outside of the classroom!

3.  As your teacher, I pledge myself not only to daily planning and preparation of lesson materials, but also to the personal respect of each student as an individual.

4.  List of items: pencil or pen (blue or black ink only) textbook, loose leaf notebook paper (Spirals will NOT be accepted for credit. notebook binder, highlighter, post it notes, completed assignment, planner or assignment book, willing attitude

5.  I will also expect you to pledge yourself to respect your fellow students and your teacher. Please listen respectfully while others express their thoughts in class. In turn, others will listen respectfully to you.

6.  Late work is accepted only in case of absence. This means your work is due at the beginning of the class period. I do not allow students to return to their lockers or to go to another teacher's class to retrieve their assignment.

7.  You are expected to take care of personal needs such as locker visits, drinks of water, lavatory privileges, sharpening pencils, etc. between classes.

8.  The final bell is a signal that all students must be in their seats--quiet and ready to begin class.

9.  The class period officially ends when you are dismissed by the teacher. I will do this very quickly after the bell rings at the end of the period. Be ready to go; however, wait for my dismissal.

10.  Good citizenship will be practiced at all times in the class. You are expected to keep your head up at all times in my class. You are also expected to remain in your seat all period, unless you have been given permission from me to leave your seat.

11.  Grades will be determined by dividing total points earned by total possible points. A variety of grades will be taken from many different sources, including the following: daily classwork, homework, quizzes, essays, planners, unit tests, notebook organization, and other projects.

12.  Contact me: By email: lorianne.williams@cmcss.net By telephone: 648-5690 extension 2014

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