• Hello all! 

     Welcome to Beginning Composition! I am excited to have you in my class. 

     

    Beginning Composition is a mandatory introductory writing course for 9th grade students at Vista - it will lay the foundation for the rest of your English classes in high school and beyond. 

     

    Essay Writing Types
    Unit One: Argumentation
    Unit Two: Narrative
    Unit Three: Informative
    Unit Four: Synthesis, On-Demand Writing

     

    Most of our class information will be found on our Google Classroom.  Parents - please contact me if you are interested in receiving auto-updates from our Google Classroom.

     

  • Welcome to Vista del Lago High School and Beginning Composition!

    Contact information:

    E-mail me: bandreasenparkins@fcusd.org

    Phone: TBD - I will update when I have an extension. 

     

    Fall 2018 Schedule 

    1st Block: Prep

    2nd Block: Beginning Composition

    3rd Block: Beginning Composition

    4th Block: Beginning Composition

Writing
  • MATERIALS:  The recommended materials list includes:

    • a blue or black pen
    • sharpened pencil with eraser
    • red pen (not a crayon, marker, pencil, or highlighter) for correcting only
    • highlighter
    • binder with loose-leaf paper AND 5 dividers,
    • workbook if assigned (Not applicable yet),
    • school agenda/planner
    • Flash Cards - (You can always cut them in half to make them last longer.)
    • If you are not able to obtain these items, please contact me IMMEDIATELY!
    • Final drafts of writing assignments and reports must be word-processed.