• Welcome to Erich Dorzab's Homepage

    Mr. Dorzab is a 15 year veteran teacher. He has taught both middle school and high school levels.

     

    Ways to connect with Mr. Dorzab

    email: dorzabe@nwasco.k12.or.us

    Zoom Conference: 15 min Conference

    Telephone: (541) 506-3400

    Office Hours M, Th, F 8-10

     

  • Trimester 1

    Creative Writing

    We will be working on a variety of genres exploring the construction of character, setting, and plot. Students will write 5 short stories and a variety of poems. Students will read Make a Scene by Jordan Rosenfeld.

    English 10A

    Students will focus on understanding characterizaton through the novels Unwind by Neal Schusterman and Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating their understanding of how the authors reveal character throughout the novel. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice and turnitin.com for grading and evalluation of student writing.

    English 10A Honors

    Students will focus on understanding characterizaton through the novel  Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and the Shakespearean play Julius Caesar. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating mastery on specific writing skills. Students must show mastery on 3 of the 4 writing skills to receive honors credit for the class. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice, digitaltheatreplus.com to view Julius Caesar, and turnitin.com for grading and evalluation of student writing.

  • Trimester 2

    English 10A Honors

    Students will focus on understanding characterizaton through the novel Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and the Shakespearean play Julius Caesar. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating mastery on specific writing skills. Students must show mastery on 3 of the 4 writing skills to receive honors credit for the class. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice, digitaltheatreplus.com to view Julius Caesar, and turnitin.com for grading and evalluation of student writing.

    English 10B Honors

    Using Parallel Journeys by Eleanor Ayer and Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, students will address the concept of Theme in fiction and Main Idea in non-fiction. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating mastery on specific writing skills. Students must show mastery on 3 of the 4 writing skills to receive honors credit for the class. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice,  and turnitin.com for grading and evalluation of student writing.

    English 10A

    Students will focus on understanding characterizaton through the novels Unwind by Neal Schusterman and Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating their understanding of how the authors reveal character throughout the novel. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice and turnitin.com for grading and evaluation of student writing.

  • Trimester 3

    English 10B Honors

     Using Parallel Journeys by Eleanor Ayer and Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, students will address the concept of Theme in fiction and Main Idea in non-fiction. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating mastery on specific writing skills. Students must show mastery on 3 of the 4 writing skills to receive honors credit for the class. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice,  and turnitin.com for grading and evalluation of student writing.

    English 10B

    Students will focus on understanding Main Idea through the non-fiction book Parallel Journeys by Eleanor Ayer and Theme through the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Students will write a variety of essays both 5-paragraph and 1-paragraph demonstrating their understanding of how the authors reveal character throughout the novel. We will utilize the websites quill.com for grammar practice and turnitin.com for grading and evaluation of student writing.

    Honors English Speech