Ms. Alford has been in education for 13 years and has taught at the public school and university in this time frame. She received a BA in Film/Video-Screenwriting from Columbia College Chicago (2003), a M.A. in Education from McKendree Univeristy (2007), and a M.A. in English from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2014). Ms. Alford is an avid reader and collector of books and vintage records. She has a special interest in the study of rhetoic, particularly the language and performative components within it.
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Summer 2020 Assignment: All Courses
Summer Reading List: pdf link
. This reading list has been compiled by the district's coordinator.
There are some really good books on this list. There are not any assignments for any the readings, so explore at your leisure and discretion. All of the books on the list are available at the Saint Louis Public Library. Enjoy.
Summer 2020 Assignment: AP Courses
- Select a book from this reading list based on your interest/curiosity. This will be a text used in the fall semester for independent reading assignments.
- Select a book from this reading list based on your interest/curiosity. This text will be used for independent reading assignments to prepare for the FRQ-3 prompt on the AP exam.