A Guide to the Site

First, if you just need to email me: mrsirard @ mrsirard.com. Don’t put in the spaces.

Here are some tips for navigating the website:

  • Under the “Your Class” tab, you can find class information for your specific period, like:
    • A Calendar of all due dates.
    • Notes for every weekly packet.
  • Under the “How To” tab, you can find all the information you need to do your Language Arts work, like:
    • Book Reports
    • Book Journals
    • Weekly Packets
    • Speeches
    • Essays
  • On the left column, you can find links to:
    • Zangle – for tracking your grade
    • Essaytagger – for submitting book reports, book journals, and essays
    • Email registration – for basic communication

Some parts of the website are still under construction. Most are nearing completion. Expect to see these finished soon:

  • Historical Connections with links
  • Directions for every essay
  • Directions for every speech
  • Directions for the final book report for 8th grade
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival information
  • Weekly Packet Notes for weeks 3-30
  • Essay, Book Report, Speech, and Book Journal samples
  • More essay rubrics
  • Videos for the book list
  • Extra credit opportunities
  • Speech links
  • Literature notes

Please let me know if there is something you want to see added.