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    English 12CP

    2023-2024 School Year 

    Instructor: Mr. Michael J. Rodriguez

    email: michael_rodriguez@chino.k12.ca.us

    response time: 48 hours

    (909) 627-3584



    To the Class of 2024

    Welcome to Mr. Rodriguez's [ Box ] of Learning & Growing, all in the name of becoming...

    For classroom access, please click on the link ( to the upper left of this screen ) to your specific period.


    Course: English 12CP

    Main Objectives: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Thinking, Presenting


    Required Materials:

    Folder, pen, pencil, paper, open mind :)

    My Perspectives (12CP textbook): British And World Literature

    Other supplies may be necessary, depending on classroom/group/individual activities

    Laptop computer (school or personal)

    Reading material (book?)

    by appointment, B127
    Rod's Weekly Schedule/Office Hours
     If, at any point, you need to meet with me, please let me know and we will schedule a time.

    English 12CP 2023-2024 Expectations


    Student Work:

    • Please hand in your work on time (via Google Classroom)
    • Late work will be accepted for excused absences and reasonable excuses (i.e., emergencies).
    • Please do your own work on individual assignments. Your work is an artifact of what you have learned as well as an example of your skills.
    • No cheating. No copying. No plagiarizing.
      • first incident--you will receive a 0 (zero)
      • second incident--you will be sent to the AP office 
    • Please participate.
    • Please make sure your work is presentable.
    • Be curious. Ask questions. Do not be afraid to share.
    • Please be as positive as possible. Always be respectful.
    • Do not be afraid to ask for help.
    • Be helpful

    Standards Overview:

    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Speaking
    • Listening


    The brain wants to create, and it wants to solve problems:)


    California/CVUSD textbook:

    My Perspective: British and World Literature

    • Unit One – Forging a Hero
    • Unit Two – Reflecting on Society
    • Unit Three – Facing the Future, Confronting the Past
    • Unit Four – Seeing Things New
    • Unit Five – Discovering the Self
    • Unit Six – Finding a Home

    Grading Policy:

    • Writing 40%, Reading 30%, Assessment 20%, and Practice 10%
      • 90-100 A
      • 80-89   B
      • 70-79   C
      • 60-69   D
      • 00-59   F
    • Grades will be updated at least once a week.

    Kinds of Assignments:

    • Research, research-based assignments, close reads, book reports, writing assignments in response to fiction and non-fiction materials, individual and group projects, journals/creative writing, essays, videos, etc.

    Behavior Code:

    • Please respect self and others
    • Please be on task and try at all times
    • Please be ready to learn
    • Be kind to others
    • Be neat
    • Ask questions, be open-minded
    • Critical thinking is not about being perfect but rather working on your thought process
    • I will work with you: I will do my best to understand you
    • Your brain is a gateway:)


    Read to gather information. Write in order to process the information that you gather. Cool? Cool.

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