• English 9/10

    “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”
    ―    J.K.Rowling 

     

    Literature
    A Raisin in the Sun

    Ender's Game

    A Stranger is Watching

    Independent Reading

    Vocabulary
    Sadlier and Oxford Level B
    Vocabulary from literature

    Grammar
    Punctuation
    Parts of Speech
    Capitalization
    Multiple Meaning Words
    Sentence Structure—fragments, run-ons

    Writing
    Journals
    Three and five paragraph essays
    Research paper

    Supplies
    Binder                            Pencils/pens
    Dividers                          Highlighter
    Index cards.                   Loose-leaf

     

    Rules for class
    1. Come prepared (bring your binder, books, and something to write with).
    2. Be respectful to your teachers and your peers in the room.
    3. Be kind to others, we are all a work in progress.
    4. Be on time to class—if you are late, you will need to stay after school.
    5. Put forth your best effort.

    Grading
    Grading is out of total points for each marking period. Grades will consist of: in class assignments, writing assignments, homework, participation, and assessments. Participation points are acquired from coming prepared to class with books, writing utensil, and having your phone away unless otherwise asked to take it out. Grades will be updated regularly on HAC.

    ***Cell phone policy***
    -Phones should be away in your school bag during class, unless needed for an activity. If your phone is out your participation grade will be effected. Repeated occurrences will result in a detention.


    Assignments
    -All assignments must be completed. Assignments not turned in will receive no credit. Anytime you need assistance with an assignment please ask an adult in the room. Clinic is available Tuesday/Thursday after school until 3:00 in Room A11.


    Absences
    -It is your responsibility to find out what was missed in class, you can always email me.
    -Missing work must be made up within a week from return date.