Language Arts

Burges High School

English Department

Tutoring Schedule 2016-2017



Alvarado, Martin    Tuesday/Thursday    7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.


Austin, Alex      Tuesday/Thursday    7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. / 4 to 5 p.m


Cabrera, Salvador    Monday-Friday    By appointment


Cuellar, Lori      Tuesday/Thursday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


DeSantos, Hector    Tuesday/Wednesday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Drury, Alice      Monday-Wednesday    8 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.


Kennedy, Christina    Wednesday-Thursday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Munoz, Laura      Tuesday/Thursday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Regular Ed.

       Wednesday      4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 11th/12th STAAR Prep


Olszewski, Eric    Tuesday-Thursday    8 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.


Parham, Pauline    Tuesday/Wednesday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Ponce, Ivy      Monday-Friday    8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.


Rivera, Gilbert      Monday-Friday    8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. / T-W 4 to 5 p.m.


Rupley, Claudia    Tuesday/Thursday  1st and 2nd Lunch


Sanchez, Susan    Tuesday/Thursday    4 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Towle, James      Monday-Friday    8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.


Urbina, Angelica    Monday-Friday    4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Urcelay, Amanda    Tuesday/Thursday    8 a.m. to 8:35 a.m.


West, Francelia    Monday-Friday    8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.


Bookworm.pngEnglish III AP Language & Composition

Burges High School Summer Reading     

Instructor: Lorena Cuellar

Read and annotate* the following essays that are free online. Web addresses follow titles. If you are unable to find the link, you can Google the title and find the essay in another location.  
(Comparison and Contrast) Neat People vs. Sloppy People -Suzanne Britt

(Cause and Effect Analysis) Cultural Baggage- Barbara Ehrenreich  

(Argument and Persuasion) A Modest Proposal -Jonathan Swift

  *An annotation is a note made while reading any form of text. This can be underlined or highlighted passages. Often, the reader will take notes about setting, characters, conflict, theme, syntax, diction, tone, imagery, and rhetorical devices.