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The Place To Be: English III!

Welcome to Hollister's English III webpage!
Here you will find a treasure trove of information, including Vocabulary Lists, current assignments, important messages from me, and cool links! Use it wisely and enjoy!

 
Class Agenda
This Week
Tuesday, April 26
1. Gatsby QW and Wrap

HW:
Gatsby QW "packet" and Reflection:
Of the 4 dates we did Gatsby QWs, choose 2 and type them up to be turned in.

Then, write a 1-page reflection about your thoughts about the novel The Great Gatsby and how it fits into the Modernist framework. Prove that you have learned specific traits of the Modernist Era and can recognize them in the novel.

Reflection should be typed, double-spaced, and a full page. Due next class, Thursday.

Thursday, April 28
1. Library: Return all past novels (not Gatsby tho), and get Catcher in the Rye
2. Gatsby final thoughts
2. Intro to Research (Intro to DCE): review all materials, project scope, JSTOR, practice on Gatsby, get first 2 sources for PMLC novel

HW:
1. Catcher: Read Chs. 1-3
2. PMLC 2 next Wednesday
3. Type out your 1st 2 Annotated Bibliography entries that you found during today's class on your PMLC novel
Past Agendas
Tuesday, April 5
1. Turn in PMLC choices and get Permission Slip
2. Pass back lots of work and check Aeries

HW:
1. Get PMLC Permission Slip signed
2. Gatsby Ch. 3

Thursday, April 7
1. Finalize PMLC
2. Reboot Modernism and discuss Gatsby 1-2

HW:
1. Gatsby Chs. 3-4
2. Buy PMLC novel and begin reading

Monday, April 11
1. Discuss progress of PMLC; collect late Permission Slips
2. Gatsby Quickwrites and discuss Ch. 1

HW: Read PMLC novel and turn in Permission Slips!!!

Wednesday, April 13
1. PMLC Permission Slips!
2. Discuss Gatsby 1-4

HW:

1. Gatsby Ch. 5
2. Read PMLC novel

Friday, April 15
Discuss Gatsby

HW: 
1. Gatsby TBD
2. PMLC 1 next Tuesday!!!

Postmodern Literature Circles
Students will read a novel from the Postmodern Era using the Literature Circles process. Due dates and forms for the assignment below.

Students must also complete a Permission Slip which must be signed by parents/guardians and returned by Thursday, April 7. Students who do not turn this in will be give a 0 on their Lit Circle assignment until it is turned in.

All students must submit all assignments to Turnitin.com (except for the actual drawing for the Illustrator).

PMLC 1:     April 19      (first 1/4 of book)
PMLC 2:     May 4        (second 1/4)
PMLC 3:     May 16      (third 1/4)
PMLC 4:     May 26      (final 1/4)
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Writing
Red Badge in-class essay/argument practice:
Students will practice for the upcoming Common Core Argument Assessment by writing an in-class essay on Red Badge on Friday, Feb. 12, to be discussed and explained in class.

CCSS Argument Assessment
All Juniors will take the Common Core Argument Assessment on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 16 and 17 in their English classes. Information about the assessment will be discussed in class this week.

REVISION:
Students will revise 2 essays this semester to practice the revision process and prepare for upcoming writing assignments

Students must bring the Creative Nonfiction Didion/Oates Think Piece to class each day as well as their Red Badge in class essay (when they receive it back) and be prepared to work on the revision process each day in class.

A Final Revision due date will be determined when the Revision Writing Workshop is complete.  (hard copy in class attached to the original with notes AND to submitted to Turnitin)

Revision handouts will be given out in class and are posted below.


When assigned by teacher, writing for the class must be submitted to Turnitin.com by midnight the day the hard copy is due in class.

Rubrics must be printed by student and stapled to the FRONT of the work on the day it is due.



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General Class Guidelines
Bring materials to class each day that we have read them for homework! Speaking and Listening points will be deducted for lack of materials, and students cannot actively learn the required material by sharing a book with another student.
 
All assignments must be typed!


IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT MAKE-UP WORK AND AERIES GRADES:
UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED PERMISSION FROM ME TO TURN IN LATE WORK, ALL NA'S WILL CHANGE TO 0'S IN AERIES AT THE END OF EACH WEEK, WITH NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS YOU HAVE MADE PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS WITH ME. STUDENTS WILLING TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE ENGLISH III CURRICULUM MUST ALSO BE WILLING TO COMMUNICATE WITH ME, AND THUS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN GRADES AND PROGRESS IN THE CLASS.
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Created: Sep 23, 2008
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