Welcome to English III

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Contact Information
Ms. Rotondi
Room 105/106
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 732-787-2007 ext. 1
What Are We Reading?
Beowulf
Canterbury Tales
Julius Caesar OR Much Ado About Nothing
Frankenstein
British Poetry
Short Stories
Non-Fiction Articles
What Are We Doing?
Persuasive Research Project (paper and presentation)
Literature Based research paper
HSPA Prep – Including Open-ended responses, persuasive and expository essays
Journal Questions
In-class activities (independent and collaborative; technology driven)
Unit Projects (independent and collaborative; technology driven)
Class Discussions/ Discussion Boards (Edmodo)
How Are You Being
Graded?
Homework:
10%
Classwork:
20%
Quizzes:
30%
Tests and Projects:
40%
Responsibilities
Homework is due at the beginning of class… otherwise it is a ZERO
Any assignment worth a quiz or test grade must be turned in on time. TEN
points per day will be deducted until the assignment is turned in.
If you are absent, it is YOUR responsibility to see me and get any work
that was missed. Please collaborate with your peers and see if you are
missing things as well.
You have FIVE days from the day you return to make up missing work.
I am ALWAYS here to help YOU! Please see me to schedule a time for
extra help.
What Do You Need?
1.
Laptops, charged, and present every day.
2.
Edmodo Account
3.
A flash-drive
4.
A One-subject notebook that will serve as your journal
5.
A pen or pencil.
6.
A folder.
* All supplies (except laptop) will be kept in this room, unless they are needed for
homework and/or long term assignments.
Participation/ Preparation
Grade
You will earn a FREE 100 every week if you come to
class prepared and are on task!
To do this, you must:
Have all materials, including HW
Be here!
Be on task and complete all assignments
Engage in class discussions
Have fun!
And last, but not least…
You are here to have fun and learn!
Please remember that you are juniors, and
although you have a lot of responsibility and
pressure with the impending HSPA, this is YOUR
junior year!
Embrace it! Let’s work together and make this
year a success!
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