• Welcome to English 11CP-American Literature!

    Current Unit: 1920s research and historical connections to The Great Gatsby

    FINALS DAY: Gatsby Party Project Instructions for Finals Day

    photo of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald  

    Powerpoint: CRAAP Test Explanation

    Video: Fast Facts about Author F. Scott Fitzgerald 

    Writing Prompt: Everyone researched a historical, social, or cultural event that influenced F. Scott Fitzgerald and his work, The Great Gatsby. Using the topic you researched for the Annotated Bibliography, write an essay arguing a connection between the topic and the novel. How does your topic influence society at the time? How is that demonstrated in the novel? What connections can you make between your topic and the novel's setting, characters, events or symbols?  Use relevant facts, concrete details, examples, and other information to develop your essay. Your essay needs to begin with an appropriate introduction including a narrowed thesis statement and end with a concluding paragraph. Be sure to properly cite your sources in-text, parenthetically, and at the end of the essay. You are required to include a Works Cited page and adhere to MLA Style guidelines.

    The essay is due at 8:00pm on Tues, May 28th, on Turnitin.com.

    Research Paper INTRODUCTION

    Research Paper BODY PARAGRAPHS 

    Research Paper: CONCLUSION

    Essay Planning Guide


    Sample Research Paper Formatted in MLA 8th Edition


    Office 365 INFORMATION: 

    Login from the Ayala’s webpage -> Students-> Office 365 Portal. Scroll down to link. Find and use the MLA template on Office 365.

    Your office 365 login is your username @stu.chino.k12.ca.us

    Your office 365 Password is:  first letter of first name MUST be uppercase, second letter lowercase, last 5 of permanent I.D.    


Mrs. Lonna Rojas



Degrees and Certifications:

*Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Rhetoric & Composition*Single Subject Credential in English *Bachelor of Arts in English

Mrs. Lonna Rojas

Please contact me via email. Please include your (student's) full name and class period on any email communication. Email address:  lonna_rojas@chino.k12.ca.us