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Mr. Pastor

The Illustrious Mr. Pastor, 2021-22


NOVEMBER 23, 2021

AP English: 

Antigone reading guide due Monday, 11/29/21 

English II College Prep: 
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English II General: 
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Weekly Spelling
  1. imperative (of the utmost importance)

  2. imperceptible (hard to detect)

  3. imperious (demanding / commanding)

  4. implausible (nearly impossible)

  5. Implement (to use)

  6. impoverished 

  7. inadvertently (unintentionally)

  8. incessant (never stopping)

  9. incidental (arising by accident or without intent)

  10. incisive (biting in criticism)

  11. incoherent (doesn't make sense)

  12. indifferent (no care whatsoever for)

  13. industrious (hard-working)

Weekly Vocabulary
  1. Entomology (n.) vs. Etymology - one means bug doctor; the other means the origin of words

  2. Explicit (adj.) - direct and without need for interpretation; made very clear and specific

  3. Expunge (v.) - to remove permanently from one's record

  4. Extravagant (adj.) - going waaaay beyond what is reasonable in spending or decorating

  5. Fable (n.) - story intended to teach a lesson, usually involving characters or animals

  6. Facetious (adj.) - not to be taken seriously; done in a joking manner

  7. Reprehensible (adj.) - worthy of hatred or intense criticism

  8. Haphazard (adj.) - random; without pattern

  9. Immaculate (adj) - completely pure, clean, or without blemish

Weekly Word Parts: 
DYS- abnormal, bad (dysfunctional: only working in a faulty way)
E - out, away (emit: to give off or release)
GRAPH- writing (hagiography: writing about Catholic saints)
JECT- throwing (reject: to throw back)
JUD- judging (prejudice: reaching a judgment prematurely)

IA - act, state of (hysteria: state of being hysterical / crazy; for bonus, tell me who made an album with this title)
IATRIC- healing practice (geriatric: doctor that works with old people)

Supply List: Mr. Pastor’s English II (10th grade) and 
AP English Language and Composition Classes
  1. A positive attitude, open mind, and diligent desire for true improvement and intellectual fulfillment. There is no room for negativity at Wheelersburg. Maintaining a positive attitude and approach is a necessary life skill everyone must develop. 
  2. One 3-inch binder 
  3. One two-pocket or index folder 
  4. One spiral notebook 
  5. Pencils or blue or black ink pens 
  6. Red pens 
  7. Internet access from home. If this is an issue, please let me know. I am an understanding person (or so I hope) and I can work with you on this one.
  8. If possible—access to a printer at home. If printing documents is an issue for you, then that’s fine. Just share the document with me or email me the attachment in advance (i.e. the night before the due date).
  9. A constructive approach to everything you do, whether you are a student, parent, or teacher reading this.
  10. If you have any questions, please email me a [email protected] 

List of Weekly Spelling, Vocabulary, Word Parts

We will assess these weekly and meaningfully! There is always a way!


The Illustrious Mr. Pastor's Schedule

Period 1 7:45-8:40 English II College Prep

Period 2 8:44-9:35 AP Language / Composition


 Period 3 9:39-10:30 Planning / Student Assistance (Tutoring) Period

Period 4 10:34-11:25 English II College Prep

Period 5 11:29-12:19 English II College General

LUNCH 12:19-12:50 Seek me in the cafetorium or in my room if you have questions 

Period 6 12:54-1:46 English II General


 Period 7 1:50-2:45 English II College Prep

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