|English III Syllabus|
|1 Course Description|
English III is worth one credit and is a yearlong course. English III exposes students to some of the significant works and ideas of American writers...
|2 Instructional Goals|
|2.1 To develop students' competence as writers, readers, speakers, listeners, and viewers of many texts.|
|2.2 To read and analyse a variety of American literature, from classic to contemporary.|
|2.3 To prepare students for higher-level reading and writing skills and heighten their overall communication skills so they may become successful in life.|
|3 Course Methods|
|3.1 Class, small groups, and partner discussions|
|3.2 Group and individual projects|
|3.3 In-class and homework practice activities|
|3.4 Peer writing workshops|
|4 Instructional Philosophy|
In order to be successful in this course, students are expected to be active participants...
|5.1 Be respectful|
Treat everyone with proper consideration, regardless of whether he/she is in the classroom at the time...
|5.2 Be responsible|
Arrive at class on time and with all necessary materials...
|5.3 Be appropriate|
Conduct yourself as a mature, well-mannered young adult...
|5.4 Be involved|
Participate to the fullest extent that you can...
|5.5 Be honest|
Do your own work. Do not cheat, and do not plagiarize...
|6 Classroom Management|
In order for each student to feel safe and comfortable in my classroom, a positive and respectful attitude is expected, which includes respecting others' thoughts, work, feelings, and individuality...
|7 Grading Policy|
Per the student handbook, all work may be retrieved from the course website as early as the evening of the missed school day...
|8 Resources & Materials|