• English 2 Honors Syllabus 2017

    Objectives:

    • Feel confident presenting in front of others
    • Vary tone in speaking aloud
    • Understand grade level text
    • Connect text to the real world
    • Develop new ideas and support them
    • Understand and use AP Style in writing
    • Vary uses of writing for the real world
    • Effectively critique others
    • Apply critiques to self-work
    • Use different punctuation to communicate effectively
    • Make connections between multiple texts

    By the end of the year you should be able to do the following:

    • Give 3-4 minute speech
    • Create writing portfolio (research paper, argument, letter to the editor, poem/short story, personal piece)
    • Write TLA (EMIT)

    Literature covered but not limited to the following:

    • A Separate Peace
    • Lord of the Flies
    • Macbeth
    • I Am Malala
    • Fahrenheit 451
    • The Book Thief
    • To Kill a Mockingbird
    • “The Lottery”
    • “Letter from Birmingham Jail”
    • Assorted poetry

    Supplies:

    • Something to write with (blue/black pen or pencil)
    • Something to write on
    • 2 folders (one for class and one for home)
    • Highlighters (multiple colors, at least 3)
    • Post-it Notes

    Classroom Bonus Items:

    • Tissues
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Clorox/Lysol Wipes
    • Cap erasers
    • Printing paper
    • Board markers
    • Copies of listed novels

     

    Grades:

    A = 90-100

    B = 80-89

    C = 70-79

    D = 60-69

    F = 59 or lower

     

    Grading Breakdown:

    Tests/Projects/Essays: 40%

    Classwork/Quizzes: 50%

    Homework: 10%

     

    Expectations:

    • Be on time
    • Be prepared
    • Do your work
    • Always do your best
    • Leave your excuses at the door
    • Ask if you don’t understand
    • I is ALWAYS capitalized
    • Cheer for the Gators

    I do not accept late work.

    Check my website if you’re absent. All make up work for excused absences should be completed within 3 days per the student handbook. This includes making arrangements for tests.

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