English 10 Honors MEREDITH WARDY (714) 241-5000 [email protected] OFFICE HOURS: WEDNESDAY 3-3:30PM The year in a (tiny) nutshell: The year in a (tiny) nutshell: Unit 1: Narratives (plot, character) Unit 2: Arguments (point of view, narrator, voice, TKM) Unit 3: “Change can be Unexpected” (irony and summary) Unit 4: Response to Literature (symbolism/allegory, poetry) Unit 5: Consumer and Workplace Docs (Business letter) Unit 6: CAHSEE, Research Paper (test prep, paper) Unit 7: Drama (The Play—Julius Caesar, and Oedipus) Unit 8: Society and the Individual—Joy Luck Club Grading Policies Grade Categories Essays, writing, projects: 35% Tests, quizzes: 30% Class work, homework: 25% Independent Reading: 5% Class Participation: 5% Turnitin.com Class IDs and Passwords Period 1: ID = 8542159 PW = Jaguars2017 Period 3: ID = 8542171 PW = Jaguars2017 My website! My school website is under the “Teachers” link at http://www.sausd.k12.ca.us/segerstrom. (Search by last name.) Turnitin.com and other relevant, helpful information is under the “Links” tab on the left side of the page. The 10th Grade Honors Materials link takes students to relevant documents and PPTs. Required Reading Independent Reading • Reading at home is required. • IR assignments will be collected every six weeks. • Some suggested titles: Harry Potter series, Catcher in the Rye, Fahrenheit 451, The Kite Runner, Flowers for Algernon, Lord of the Flies, Catch-22, Divergent series, The Hunger Games, Call of the Wild See list near classroom library for other great suggestions! Also, visit my website for popular books and authors! REMIND APP www.remind.com A great way to stay in touch and be updated about all the latest! Sign up before you leave if you want to be in the loop! No obligation, of course.