• Welcome to English III Honors



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    Teacher: Ms. Ebner       


    Email: Lauren.ebner@woodbridge.k12.nj.us



    Supplies Needed:


    • 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

    • Dividers

    • Pens: Blue or Black ink only

    • Post-Its

    • Index cards



    Writing Units of Study


    • Analytical Essay

    • Compare and Contrast Essay

    • College Application Essay

    • Critical Essay on Style

    • Literary Criticism

    • Informal Essay


    • Literary Movement Research Project

       

       

      Texts


    • 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

       

      Grading Policy

       


    A+

    =

    98-100

     

    C+

    =

    80-82

    A

    =

    95-97

     

    C

    =

    77-79

    A-

    =

    92-94

     

    C-

    =

    74-76

    B+

    =

    89-91

     

    D+

    =

    71-73

    B

    =

    86-88

     

    D

    =

    68-70

    B-

    =

    83-85

     

    D-

    =

    65-67

     

     

     

     

    F

    =

    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:


    1. Journal Entries (may or may not be collected)

    2. Vocabulary Workshop assignments

    3. Grammar handouts

    4. SAT Prep activities

    5. Silent Sustained Reading (SSR)