• English 11R 

     

     Mrs. Vanderhoof Room 232                                                        

     

    This course is the third in a series of four to fulfill the English requirement for a graduating student. You will be taking a NYS Regents exam at the end of this course.

     

    CLASS EXPECTATIONS ARE SET HIGH!!!!!!

     

    Units of Study/Activities     

    • A historical perspective of American literature, fiction and nonfiction

    • Novels

    • Drama

    • Poetry

    • Grammar

    • Research Paper

    • Writing (Creative, Technical, Journals, Essays)

    • Class Projects

    • Vocabulary

    • Homework 


    • Grading: Homework, tests, quizzes, essays, class participation, projects, journals, presentations, — everything handed in counts for a grade. Cheating, either given or received will not be tolerated and will result in a grade of a zero!!

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      Materials: You will need a binder with loose-leaf paper and pens/pencils. You should three-hole punch any handouts and insert them into the binder for safe keeping and organization.

       

      Absences: It is your responsibility to get any missed work from the teacher and you have one day for every day you were absent to complete the assignment. Plan accordingly. 

       

      Conduct: 

    • Be on time 
    • Come prepared for class with your materials and something to write with
    • Always be courteous & respectful. This includes having your head up and staying awake.
    • No hats, food or drink other than water, or electronics

     

    Extra Help: Available during my free periods by appointment & most days from 2:30-3:00.