Women Writers Grade Expectation Women Writers is a half-year course, which satisfies the spring-semester requirement for senior-year English. During the course, students will be introduced to major women writers and the themes they often wrote about. Along with the major genres of novels, poetry, drama, and short stories, this course explores the minor genres of diaries, letters, speeches, histories, and other literary forms, which the women often used to express their thoughts. Classroom Rules: All school rules apply. Raise your hand if you have a question. Keep all cell phones, sidekicks, etc. off. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action. You must sign out to use the restroom. Begin working on the Do Now as soon as you enter class. Copy Homework Assignment down before you leave. Each day you must bring the following to class: A pen or pencil Notebook Any texts with which we are working The previous night’s homework assignment Homework will be assigned four times a week. Grading Policy: o Homework 10% o Class Participation 10% o Quizzes 30% o Tests/Essays/Project 50% Extra Help hours will be posted in the English office. The department phone number is 539-9423.