ENGLISH 9 HONORS SYLLABUS 2012-2013
COURSE OVERVIEW: English 9 Honors is designed to prepare students for tenth grade English and the OGT by exploring high school level writing, vocabulary, research, literature, and independent reading. An emphasis will be placed on preparing for the Ohio Graduation Tests in Reading and Writing. This course incorporates Common Core State Standards, as adopted by the State of Ohio. The class is one year long, and a maximum of one English credit may be earned, .5 credit will be earned per semester. Graded work is given back to students in the numbered trays at the back of the room.
GRADING: Grades are earned by participation, timely completion of work, and accuracy of work. Point values are given for all assignments. If students are caught cheating or plagiarizing on any assignment (tests, class work, projects, or research papers), THE STUDENT WILL BE GIVEN A ZERO!
CONTACT INFO: Email is available at email@example.com
. My room number is A216. Voice mail is available at 722-2227 x2041. Fourth bell is my planning period.
MAKE UP WORK POLICY: For make-up work policy, please see the student handbook.
TEXTS: The Language of Literature
Writing with a Thesis
Buckle Down on Reading
Buckle Down on Writing
Romeo and Juilet