Pd. 6 Mrs. Butler - Butlerk@wantaghschools.org
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Required Readings: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, The Odyssey, by Homer, The Pearl by John Steinbeck.
In addition there will be several non fiction units focusing on research to align with the Common Core English Standards. Many of these units (including some on fiction) will come from the myPerspectives workbook that each student has been given.
For Each quarter except for Quarter 3, where there will be a research paper.
Student engagment 10 percent
Homework, Essays, Tests and Quizzes will be spilt into short term and long term assessments, accordingly.
Third quarter includes a research paper.
Plagiarism of any sort will result in failure.
Notebook: Should be organized into a vocabulary section and a literature section.
There will be a midterm and a final. The final will count 1/9 of the overall grade average.