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Mrs. Waldinger. Course Objectives Develop college readiness in reading and writing, with an emphasis on nonfiction Develop college readiness in researching.

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1 Mrs. Waldinger

2 Course Objectives Develop college readiness in reading and writing, with an emphasis on nonfiction Develop college readiness in researching and writing a research term paper Develop ability to write clear, well-organized, correct, and sophisticated essays on demand (in-class essays) Develop ability to write complex sentences in a variety of ways Develop ability to read critically: draw inferences; analyze style ; recognize author’s purpose and theme

3 GRADING POLICY Homework: 10 pts Classwork: 10 pts Quizzes: pts Essays: 100 pts Tests: 50 – 100 pts Research Paper: 200 – 300 pts Classwork: 10% of grade up to 50 pts maximum

4 Major Themes in American Lit The physical journey to spiritual enlightenment The role of the individual in society The American Dream

5 My Website Go to Westlake website Hover mouse on Departments Click on English Click on Waldinger Click on 11 CP

6 COMMUNICATION WHS website updated daily Phone: x.4208

7 TEXTS Literature: Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes. Prentice Hall The Crucible, Arthur Miller Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer Individual novel by an American author


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