Dr. and Mr. Ferg's English Classes

Ouachita Parish High School

I write because I don’t know what I think until I see what I say.
Flannery O’Connor
Summer Assignment
Heart of Darkness Study Guide
How to Mark a Book

Class Handouts and Resources

What’s Your Angle?
Five Comma Rules
Achebe: An Image of Africa
Adekoya: Criticizing the Critic
Abstract Words Thematic Ideas
Allusion Template
Analyzing an Argument
AP Literary Terms
Character Analysis Paragraph Frame
Character and Style Analysis Words List
Characters and Characterization
Clause Toolbox
Focus for Editing and Revising
Marker Verbs
Paragraph Using Quotations
Phrase Toolbox
Revision Guide
Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph Frame
Structural Elements and Rhetorical Strategies
Transition Toolbox
Terms Associated with Grammar
Web-Annotation tips
Dr. Ferguson’s Sample Paper
Writing a Research Paper

Note Taking
Writing and Remembering Article
Five Ways to Listen Better TedTalk

Argumentative Paper
Argumentative Paper Rubric
Exemplar Paper
Transition Words and Phrases
List of potential topics

Literary Analysis
How to Mark a Book
DIDLS Handout
Terms Associated with Close Reading
Tone and Mood
TP-CASTT for poetry
Using the Appeals Venn Diagram
Thesis Statement

Assignment Overview

Persuasive Speech Rubric

Thing’s Fall Apart
The White Man’s Burden
TFA Writing Assignment Instructions
Theses statements and topic sentences for TFA
TFA Essay Writing Schedule

Macbeth Articles
Developing a Theme
Through Characters

Macbeth and Issues of Gender

Theme Me Up

Gender Roles in Macbeth and What it Means to be a Man

ATSS Writing Assignment
Persuasive Speech Rubric

Research Paper
2018 Research Paper Assignment

How To Read Like A Professor
How To Read Like A Professor PDF