English III HONORS
Welcome to English III. I am very excited to be your teacher this semester. English III is a focus on American Literature. It is essential that you keep up with class work, homework, and the pace of this class. You will be reading many novels, plays, short stories, poetry, and other supplementary articles. Likewise, you will be writing essays, responses to literature, and various other written materials. You will conduct research and present your findings to the class. You will take the NCFE at the end of the semester. The activities completed in this class will prepare for success on this assessment.
Tests / Projects 40 %
Class Work / Homework 30 %
Quizzes 30 %
The following grade scale will be used in this class
A (100 – 90) B (89 – 80) C (79 – 70) D (69 - 60) F (59 – 0)
- Novels and Plays
Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Great Gatsby
- Other Readings
Various Short Stories
Various Poetry Selections
Various Supplementary Articles (fiction and non – fiction)
You can expect some type of homework EVERY night.
*** Please bring your charged Chromebook with you EVERY day ***
3 ring binder (1 inch or bigger)
Loose leaf paper in each section of your notebook
1 subject notebook
Index cards Sticky Notes Highlighters
Pens (blue or black ink only) (for assignments)
Taking and organizing notes
Editing and corrections
A Positive Attitude An Open Mind A Willingness to Learn
You should label your binder / portfolio sections in the following order:
- Essential Vocabulary
- Final Exam Prep
- Language / Grammar
- Writing / Research
Come to class each day prepared and ready to learn
Have an open mind
Share your opinion
Be respectful of other’s opinion
Try new things
ALWAYS GIVE 110%
NEVER GIVE UP
No food or drink allowed (water is ok as long as it is in a clear bottle)
Cell phones, ear buds, ear pods, headphones etc. must be put away unless otherwise directed.
Do not leave your materials in the classroom!
All Franklin County Public Schools and Franklinton High School Policies apply!
Complete your work when it is due! The number one reason for low grades is not completing your work! Once you fall behind, it is extremely difficult to get caught up! Stay current!
I am here to help you learn. It is my job to teach. It is your job to learn. If we all work together then we can build a positive learning environment! Please let me know how I can help!
My usual tutoring days are Monday and Wednesday. However, I am usually available daily Monday – Thursday! Please let me know in advance if you plan to stay after school. If you are not here by 3:00 then I assume you are not attending.
We will be utilizing Canvas and Google Classroom this semester
Google Classroom Code:
The syllabus page shows a table-oriented view of the course schedule, and the basics of course grading. You can add any other comments, notes, or thoughts you have about the course structure, course policies or anything else.
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