English Two Beginning of the Year Survey - (copy)

English II Students:
Please take this survey and submit it online via www.quia.com. The results of the survey will be most meaningful if you answer the questions genuinely. For some questions, you may have to look inside you, or look at your actual learning style to answer as honestly as possible.
Thank you for your feedback.

Name


  1. When would you be most likely to read an English assignment? (Click all that apply)
    before school
    during study hall
    during lunch
    on the weekends
    after school
    at night
    after I finish all of my other homework
    I usually don't read assigned work.
    before I start my other homework


  1. How long can/do you usually read?
    20 minutes
    30 minutes
    45 minutes
    1+ hours
    2+ hours
    however long it takes to finish my assignment
    I cannot concentrate and/or have difficulty completing reading on my own.


  1. Do you have a working computer at home?
    Yes
    No


  1. Does your computer have working internet access?
    Yes
    No


  1. What do you like to write? (Click all that apply)
    poetry
    short stories
    persuasive arguments
    informative essays
    journalistic articles
    letters, emails, IMs
    diary or personal journal entries
    I don't like to write at all.


  1. What types of TV shows do you watch? (Click all that apply)
    reality tv (Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother, American Idol, etc.)
    sports
    drama
    movies
    kids' programming
    talk shows
    news
    videos


  1. What are your goals for this class? (Click all that apply)
    Get good grades
    Score well on my Plan test and practice ACT
    learn new vocabulary
    improve my reading skills
    improve my writing skills
    improve my analysis skills
    improve technology skills
    participate well as a group member
    complete all of my homework
    make new friends


  1. What do you like to read? (Click all that apply)
    fiction
    non-fiction (biographies, memiors, how-to's, histories, informational books)
    short stories
    poems
    mysteries
    science fiction/fantasy
    romance
    suspense/thrillers
    newspapers
    magazines
    on-line writing
    plays


  1. What book did you read this summer? (Click all that apply)
    It's Not About the Bike - Lance Armstrong
    Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer
    Riding the Bus with My Sister - Rachel Simon
    Bad Boy - Walter Dean Myers
    The Story of My Life: An Afghan Girl on the Other Side of the Sky - Farah Ahmedi
    I read something not on the reading list
    I read nothing


  1. Do you have an email account outside of your school account that you check more often?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you remember your login and passsword from last year?
    Yes
    No


  1. What are your plans after high school?


  1. Are you familiar with how to use turnitin.com?
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you recently transfered to Maine East?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you have a working printer at home? ("Working printer" means, "Yes, my printer works today, with ink, and paper!"
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you use COACH, the MRC, or the writing lab tutors often? (Click all that apply)
    I use COACH often.
    I use the writing lab tutors often.
    I use the MRC tutors often.
    I seek help, but only irregularly or when my teacher requires it.
    I have not yet used these resources.


  1. Is your goal to be in the upper third, middle third, or lower third of the sophomores taking the Plan test this semster? 


  1. Given the chance would you like to work in a group of: 


  1. Would ACT-like practice tests be helpful to you?
    Yes
    No


  1. Who was your English teacher last year?


  1. What language(s) do you speak at home?


  1. What are your feelings about the Explore, Plan and ACT tests?


  1. What is/are your favorite book(s)?


  1. Are you enrolled in a reading class this year?
    Yes
    No


  1. What is your favorite subject?


  1. What is your favorite movie?


  1. If you have one, what is your cell phone number?


  1. What name do you prefer to be called? (Type it phonetically if you think it would help your teacher.)


  1. What is/are your parents' name(s) and email addresses.


  1. What is/are your email account address(es)? (Any accounts you check regularly.)


  1. What were your grades in English last year? 


  1. Did you keep an electronic portfolio freshman year?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do your parents speak English fluently?
    Yes
    No





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