English Robert Owens

Hello My Name Is...

<Robert Owens>

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<I am a US Navy Vet.  I served for 11 years.  I have been teaching for 8 years.  I was a teacher at Enchanted Hills for 6 and 1/2 years.  This is my second year here at Rio Rancho Middle School. 

What's happening in Mr. O' Class?

(4/3 --4/6):
Monday: No School
Common Lit: Alaska Due Friday
Google Classroom: Irony
 Due Friday

Tuesday: The Dust Bowl 
RACED Response 

Wednesday:  The Grapes of Wrath
First Read and Comp Check

Thursday: The Grapes of Wrath
Close read and comp check review

Friday: The Grapes of Wrath 
Analyze the Text
Analyze Craft and Stucture
Common Lit Due
Google Classroom Due



Before we part, I just want let you know that Nonfiction Narrative grading has begun! Please double check with your student that they have completed theirs, and have shared it with me through Google Docs.


  • Unit 0Introducing classroom systems and procedures (1 week)
  • Unit 1: Generations (7 weeks):  What can one generation learn from another (whole and small group)? Performance Tasks and Performance-Based Assessments: Narrative Writing

For more information on Unit 1 of My Perspectives: 
Home Connection Unit 1 Overview.pdf

Classroom Supplies

  • Highlighters (at least three different colors)
  • Glue sticks and scissors
  • Sharpened pencils
  • Pens
  • Extra erasers