* 1. Please rate the following activities in terms of how much you enjoyed them or found them interesting.

  highly interesting somewhat interesting neutral somewhat uninteresting very uninteresting
Reading Fahrenheit 451
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Information/discussions related to poverty
Information/discussions related to racism
Sherman Alexie interview
"Smoke Signals" movie
information related to storytelling - StoryCorps etc.
"Serial" podcast
Writing a personal narrative-based essay

* 2. Please rate the following teaching strategies in terms of what works best for you.

  This is an excellent strategy for my learning style This is a good strategy for my learning style Neutral/sometimes good/sometimes bad This is a poor strategy for my learning style This is a terrible strategy for my learning style
Class discussions
Creative projects
Socratic seminars
Group projects
Reading with handouts
Graphic organizers
Watching videos and discussing
Listening to audio readings, podcasts, etc.
Writing and sharing my responses to bellwork prompts

* 3. Other comments about teaching/learning strategies?

* 4. Which of the following statements describe your feelings about reading? (You may choose more than one).

* 5. Please respond to the following statements.

  Strongly agree Agree Neutral/don't know Disagree Strongly disagree
My grades in this class match the amount of effort I have put into my assignments.
If I want to improve my grade, the teacher is willing to help me work on improving it.
The teacher is equally supportive of students from all racial backgrounds.
The teacher is equally supportive of boys and girls.

* 6. Our next book will be The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which we will be listening to in class (on audio).  Which seating arrangement would you prefer?

* 7. What other suggestions do you have for English 11?

* 8. I am in period 

* 9. After high school, what are your plans?

* 10. Which of the following types of classes would have interested you as you decided what courses to take?