Professional BiographyEnglish Teacher
This is Ms. Melanie Stender's 17th year teaching high school English, and her 8th at SBHS. She earned an undergraduate degree in English Literature at Marietta College--Go Pioneers!--and a graduate degree in reading and education from WVU. Before joining the faculty at Stone Bridge, she edited copy at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, and taught high school English in Ohio. During the 2020-2021 school year, she teaches two sections of AP English Language and Composition, and three sections of English 12. Ms. Stender also co-sponsors PEER and GSA.Ms. Stender enjoys cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and OSU Buckeyes; hiking and practicing yoga; exploring new places; and Facetiming her niece and nephew.
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To communicate quickly and easily with Ms. Stender, use her LCPS email.Please log into Google ClassroomLook for Ms. Stender in the following locations.Before 409 or 5091 - 409 - English 12 with Mrs. Wrenn2 - 409 - AP Language3 - 509 - Plan4 - 509 - Department Plan5 - 409 - PEER with Mrs. Goddard6 - 409 - AP Lang7 - 409 - English 12 with Mrs. Wrenn8 - 409 - AP LanguageAfter 409 or 509To see daily agendas, handouts, etc., join our Google Classroom:AP Lang - 8adkipdEnglish 12 - xizg9gAcademic English 12:*Each unit will involve sample essay analysis, vocabulary study, and review/introduction of mechanics and usage concepts.-World Literature: nonfiction, short story, drama, novel-Literary Analysis-Media Literacy-College Essay & Research Unit-Research Paper-Persuasive WritingAP Language:-Close Reading and Skill Building-Interactive Notebook-Vocabulary Building-Synthesis Essay-Rhetorical Analysis Essay-Argumentative Essay
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