Junior English will encompass study in American Literature, writing (journals, critiques, literary analysis, personal essays, and a research project), outside reading of novels and biographies, and vocabulary (centered around the study of Greek and Latin roots).All students enrolled in English III MUST complete a Junior Research Project. Failure to complete the research project will result in an automatic failure of English III! Students will be assigned a research topic and due date in class.
To succeed in this class you will need to apply themselves, read extensively, write often and well, revise their written work, do work outside of class, and stay alert and engaged in class.For more class information please look at the English III Newsletter. You will receive a copy of the Newsletter on the first day of the class.Important Websites:You will use Schoology to take online quizzes, get notes, complete class assignments, and as an extra way to contact the teacher. There is also a free Schoology app for smart phones and tablets.(Parent codes will be generated once students have created their accounts. Parent codes will be provided upon request and can be used to monitor student progress in class. However, please be aware that the grade average displayed on Schoology will only reflect assignments generated through the website and will not be the students' true grade average.)You will use turnitin.com to submit all writing assignments. The website will check your writing to plagiarism and grammar. To join the class you will need the class id number and the enrollment password.All Prezis used in class can be found here and on edmodo.Important Dates can be found on the Schoology class page! Parents please contact Mrs. Hill for a parent code specific to your student.