Professional BiographyMelanie StenderEnglish Teacher
This is my 20th year teaching high school English, and my 9th at SBHS. I 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, I edited copy at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill in Columbus, Ohio, and taught high school English, also in Ohio. During the 2021-2022 school year, I teach AP English Language and Composition, English 12, and PEER (Positive Experiences in Educational Relationships). In addition, I am excited for the opportunity to lead the Writing Center tutors on B Days.When I'm not reading and writing--or teaching reading and writing--I enjoy cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and OSU Buckeyes; hiking and practicing yoga; exploring new places; and FaceTiming my niece and nephew in Dayton.2021-2022 ScheduleBefore School 409 or 5091 - 409 - PEER2 - 409 - AP Language and Composition **Summer Assignment3 - 409 - AP Language and Composition4 - 509 - Plan5 - 509 - Plan6 - 409 - English 127 - 400 - Writing Center8 - 409 - English 12
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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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