literature-based course prepares students for college, technical school, as
well as the work force. Throughout the year, students will engage in the
reading and analysis of literature with an emphasis on writing and research.
Scope and Sequence:
Class will cover important literary works from the
Anglo-Saxon, Renaissance, Restoration, Romantic, Victorian, and Twentieth
Century periods.Throughout the year,
students will read for literal context, infer content, and analyze literary
works.They will also identify literary
genres, elements, and language.Incorporated in the writing instruction, students will research,
practice the writing process through various modes of writing, and identify
correct grammatical usage. Finally, students will manipulate basic oral
communication skills to effectively express opinions.
Department Grading Policy:
1.Tests, major projects, and select writing assignments overall average is 50% of the total grade. 2.Daily work, select writing assignments and quizzes overall average is 50% of the total grade.
3.Students will complete a minimum of
two assignments per week.
4.No late work is accepted.
5.Make up work follows the MHS handbook
phones may not be used during class unless for a specific activity.Use will result in 3 detentions.
the handbook policy.If a student is
tardy more than three times, he will not receive test curve bonuses.
4.Remind101:phone number: 81010Code: @18meow