Course Syllabus

  • Course Description

    English 12 CP is designed to prepare students for life after high school: helping college bound prepare college applications and those not headed to college to look at possible options that they wish to pursue. The course also looks at various types of literature--fiction and nonfiction--as well as methods of research, and functions as a capstone of a students high school English experience.

     

    Course Structure and Policies

    Topics

    A primary focus will be British Literature, including short stories, plays, poems, and potentially novels; morality and ethics;research and writing; critical examination of our place in the world and our impact on world and the worlds impact on us.

     

    Expectations

    Students will attend inclass meetings as sheduled and will attend to non-class meeting-assignments as assigned. Students will access Class Meets prior to the start of scheduled class time; will mute their microphones unless instructed/asked to unmute; will join all meetings using video with their first and last name clearly visible. Students will show respect for their peers, themselves, and their teacher. Students will access online assignments and work in a timely manner to complete assignments and submit on or before due dates. 

    Because the course meets online, it is important that students budget their time and are aware of participation and assignment due dates. Students in online courses must take a greater responsibility for the progress of their learning.

     

    Submitting Work

    All work will be submitted to Google Classroom. Students are responsible for meeting due dates. Some English 12 assignments will also be submitted to Turnitin.com. Student all have Turnitin.com accounts and should have no problems accessing the page. If problems do occur—do not have an account—please email me. 

     

    Grading

    Grading will will following school district requirements and all grades will be posted in Google Classrrom and Aeries. 

    Grading 

    A-90 — 100% 

    B-80 — 89.9% 

    C-70 — 79.9 

    D-60 — 69.9% 

    F-59% or Below 

    Grading Categories 

    • Essays and Papers35% 
    • Tests and Quizzes30% 
    • Homework20%  
    • Classwork15% 

    Response time: I will do my best to answer student and parent emails within 24 hours and to evaluate activities and assignments within 7 days.