Welcome to Mr. Menghini's English Classes
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Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Todd Menghini
Hello whoever visits my webpage. I have been teaching since 1987 (you can do the math) and have enjoyed working with students for decades. Over these past years, I have taught an array of English classes from remedial middle school reading to dual credit composition classes. I earned a masters in 2013 from Chadron State in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in reading. I attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for my undergraduate degree earning a broad field Language Arts endorsement. I grew up in Oshkosh, NE and graduated from Garden County High School in 1982. I coach varsity football and trach for SHS and enjoy most sports. I also enjoy hunting/fishing and playing golf.
English 10- We will focus on developing reading, writing and speaking skills throughout the semester. Students will read a variety of materials from diverse cultures and write four major essays throughout the year. The second semester will entail reading novels.
AP Language- We are learning how to read and annotate text, examine rhetorical strategies, and focus on developing advanced writing and reading skills.
Brit. Lit.-Students will read and analyze different stories, epics, essays, and poems from Old English to contemporary authors of England and surrounding countries.
Applied Communication-Reading Steven Covey's "7 Habits of Successful People" Developing writing and reading skills.
Comp 4-Students take this class for dual credit through WNCC.