Welcome to English III Honors
Teacher: Ms. Ebner
A 1-1 ½ inch binder
-Divided into the following sections: Word of the Day, Journal Entries, Research Paper, Reading Notes, and Writing Notes.
Loose leaf paper
Pens: Blue or Black ink only
Writing Units of Study
Compare and Contrast Essay
College Application Essay
Critical Essay on Style
Literary Movement Research Project
Selected poetry, plays, short stories, and non-fiction.
Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby
Literary Movement Novel
Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God
Kate Chopin’s The Awakening
Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms
64 and below
40% Class work, Homework, Quizzes
60% Major Assessment (Projects, Presentations, Tests, Major Writing Assignments)
Late Assignments will not be accepted.
Plagiarism will not be tolerated. According to district policy, any student who is found plagiarizing will automatically receive a zero for the assignment and the inability to make up the assignment. If two students are found cheating off of one another, both students will receive a zero and the inability to make up the assignment. This policy IS strictly enforced. Please be aware that plagiarism will be reported to the National Honors Society committee.
** It is your responsibility to print your assignments. I do not accept emailed or shared assignments. If you need to print your paper, ask for a pass to the library in advance.**
** Summer Reading will not be accepted after 9/9/16.
Word of the Day
Each day the word of the day (WOD) will be displayed on the board. Please be sure to copy the word of the day, the definition, and example every day.
Do Now/Journal Entries
The daily Do Now will consist of the following:
Journal Entries (may or may not be collected)
Vocabulary Workshop assignments
SAT Prep activities
Silent Sustained Reading (SSR)