Core English III and English III AP (Language and Composition)
ELAR Department Chair
Phone: 943-5000 x. 8042
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English III (Core): On the message screen, text @en3scholtzTo mitigate the damages of forgotten homework, at the end of the nine weeks, I will drop a minimum of the two lowest daily grades. With this policy, students who have two or three mistakes will not face adverse consequences.Students may do one extra credit test per nine weeks to mitigate a poor test grade._____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________****AP STUDENTS****
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______________________________________________________EXTRA CREDIT: COMPLETE BY THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF EACH NINE WEEKS. You must read the book and complete and MWDS for the book of your choice.Extra credit tests are a REPLACEMENT for IN CLASS TEST grades ONLY. Students may take an extra credit test as an EXTRA grade to mitigate the damage from outside of class assignments.Students may take one extra credit test per nine weeks. Almost all extra credit books can be found in OUR LIBRARY. Many are available as free downloads.You will come in before or after school, submit your MWDS and take a 50 or 100- question objective test concerning one of the following novels:English III
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Billy BuddThe Color Purple
Death of a Salesman
East of Eden
The Grapes of WrathThe House of Seven Gables
Invisible Man (by Ralph Ellison)
The Last of the Mohicans
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Uncle Tom’s Cabin__________________________________________________________________________________________________Major Works Data SheetYou will create a MWDS for ALL major works in AP and Pre-AP English. It will count as two daily grades (primarily completion) in the class.The purpose of the major works data sheet is not only to assist you in analysis and review of the work but also to provide a study guide for the literature and composition free-response question on the AP exam your senior year.