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  1. English 11-Honors Fran Koenigsdorf nwkoenig@smsd.org 993-7420

  2. Readings: • Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie • The Crucible by Arthur Miller • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote • My Antonia by Willa Cather • The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry • 101 Great American Poems edited by Paul Negri • Short stories and poems from Elements of Literature

  3. Textbooks: • Elements of Literature textbooks are to be taken home and used there. • Class sets will be used at school. • Elements of Language books will be used as class sets only.

  4. Essays: • Personal narratives • Literary analysis essays • Persuasive essays • Argumentative essays • A short (2-3 pages) research essay with MLA documentation • Essay test response questions • In-class essays

  5. Vocabulary: • Intensive vocabulary development and enrichment activities will be used to prepare for ACT and SAT tests

  6. Communication Skills: • In-class discussions • Small group work • Individual and group presentations

  7. College Now and/or AP Credit: • College Now provides college credit for Composition I (English 121) through JCCC • See jccc.edu/collegenow for complete enrollment information • To receive AP (Advanced Placement) credit, students must successfully pass a three hour exam administered in May • Approximately 98% of my students enroll in the College Now program

  8. The Successful English 11-Honors Student: • Exhibits a willingness to learn and explore new topics • Keeps materials organized and accessible • Attends class consistently • Interacts respectfully and patiently with others • Does his/her work without plagiarizing • Completes assignments outside of class, on time

  9. The Successful English 11-Honors Student, continued: • Reads assigned work carefully • Takes thorough notes both in and out of class • Reads and follows directions • Budgets time wisely to complete long-term assignments • Prepares for tests by reviewing, rereading, and discussing material • Displays proper grammar and proofreading skills on all assignments

  10. Basic Class Rules: • Be in your assigned seat, ready to work, with all necessary materials, before the bell rings. • See Mrs. Koenigsdorf BEFORE school following an absence. • Take missed tests AFTER school • Follow the class assignment calendar. If necessary, email Mrs. Koenigsdorf at nwkoenig@smsd.org for instructions • Follow district make-up policy for absences • Avoid absences on test days or days when major assignments are due

  11. Grading: • Grades are based on total points accumulated • Progress Reports are emailed to parents regularly • If absent for school-related events, turn in assignments BEFORE the absence as per district policy

  12. Plagiarism: • Do NOT use SparkNotes, Cliff’s Notes, or any other summarizations of literature as substitutions for actually reading the material • Use turnitin.com to avoid point loss • If plagiarism is determined, no points will be received on the assignment