Mr. Jost's Internet Classroom
8th Grade English Teacher
West Deptford Middle School
About Mr. Jost
8th Grade Rules
"Priscilla and the Wimps"
"Wise Old Woman"
"I Go Along"
"Lamb to the Slaughter"
"Bubble Bath No. 3"
"The Monkey's Paw"
"The Girl at the Window"
The Phantom Hitchhiker
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
"The Black Cat"
"Flowers for Algernon"
"There Will Come Soft Rains"
"All Summer in a Day"
"The Flying Machine"
"A Sound of Thunder"
THE ADORATION OF JENNA FOX
"The Diary of Anne Frank"
Videos (Franks/Nazi Germany)
THE WESTING GAME
My Teaching Philosophy
What to Expect This Year
Tone vs. Mood
Point of View
Proper MLA Format
Must Read Novels
Use Your Noodle
Free Will vs. Determinism
The Nature of Reality
The Nature of Dreams
Dark Side of the Moon
This website is designed as much for you as your child. It is meant to be a one-stop resource for everything pertaining to my class. Please feel free to navigate through the website to see all that it offers. Many of the short stories, study guides, and other useful classroom information is readily available. The website will be updated regularly, so please check back frequently.
Please take a moment to complete the brief survey below relating to your child and their experiences in Literacy class.
Thank you and please keep in touch throughout the year,
**This survey will be a participation grade for your child**
Your Child's Name:
Class Period (Literacy)
Please enter an email you check regularly!
Which mode of communication would you prefer?
Email me! Who talks on phones, anyhow?
Call me. I don't check my email very often.
Either way, I will respond.
Do you have Internet access at home?
Yes, and it's reliable.
No, only when my child is at school.
Most of the time, unless there is a problem.
Do you have a working printer at home?
Yes, but it's sporadic at best.
How often does your child read at home?
All the time. He/she is an avid reader.
Every once in awhile.
Not nearly as much as you want.
Never, unless it's absolutely required.
In terms of Literacy class, what are you child's strengths and weaknesses?
What skills do you think are most important in an English class?
Is there anything I need to know about your child?
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