Christine Saxman

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Degrees and Certifications:

Christine Saxman

Phone: 224.632.3128

Email: csaxman@dist113.org (I will try to respond to all email within 48 hours). 

Available Meeting Hours: EB, 2, 5, and 7. Please try to arrange beforehand if possible.

 

English Department

1959 N. Waukegan Road

Deerfield, IL 60659

 

2016 Golden Apple Finalist and Teacher of Distinction

SEED Facilitator

 

Education

University of Pittsburgh,  B.A.

Northwestern University, M. A. English

Northwestern University, M.S. Education

  • Saxman Science Fiction: Please use this website for a calendar, homework, and other resources.

    Possible Titles We Will Read

    • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep - Philip K. Dick
    • The Tempest - William Shakespeare
    • Binti - Nnedi Okorafor
    • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
    • Subgenre Book Circles - Student Choice
    • Senior Project Reads - Student Choice
    • A selection of short stories and non-fiction essays

    Here are the Classroom Agreements and Expectations (including Policies) for Period 1.

    Here are the Classroom Agreements and Expectations (including Policies) for Period 8.

    Comments (-1)
  • American Studies: Please use the classroom website for calendar, homework and other resources. 

    Here are our Classroom Agreements and Expectations (including policies).

    Possible Texts that We Will Read

    • Crossing the Danger Water: Three Hundred Years of African-American Writing - Deirdre Mullane (Editor)
    • The American Reader: Words that Moved a Nation -  Diane Ravitch
    • A selection of essays by various authors
    • A selection of poetry by various authors
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry
    • When The Emperor Was Divine – Julie Otsuka
    • The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros
    • Way to Rainy Mountain - N Scott Momaday
    • An Independent Immigration Title – Student Choice from a list
    Comments (-1)
  • Junior English Period 6: Please use this classroom website for calendar, homework and other needs. 

    Here are our Classroom Agreements and Expectations (including Policies). 

    Possible Texts If Time Allows

    • A selection of poetry and essays by various authors
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • When The Emperor Was Divine – Julie Otsuka
    • Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry
    • The House on Mango Street – Sandra Cisneros
    • Immigration Literature Circles – Students Choose from a  List
    • The Way to Rainy Mountain - N. Scott Momaday
    • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer
    Comments (-1)