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If you have Honors Ninth Literature on your schedule (Ingham in room 218), you are in the right place. You may take a seat for now but do not get comfortable. You will be given an assigned seat.
Honors Ninth Grade Literature and Composition Cherokee High School Room 218 Mr. Ingham
Schedule Verification Write in “Honors 9 th Literature” under the “COURSE” heading.
Possibilities There is no past...
Possibilities Hope lies ahead...
Importance of Lit. Class Persuasion...
Importance of Lit. Class Reading people...
Importance of Lit. Class Intelligence...
Curriculum Reading Intensive – Constant reading throughout the year: Novels: – Of Mice and Men, Great Expectations, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, In Cold Blood, Romeo and Juliet, Ethan Frome, Fahrenheit 451, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and The Odyssey. Plays: – Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare – A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry Multiple – short stories – poems – nonfiction readings Reading outside of class IS VITAL!!!
Curriculum Writing Intensive – TWELVE or more papers a year (six per semester): Focus on nonfiction pieces – Literary analysis writing – Persuasive writing – Technical writing Two fiction contests a year – Young Author’s Fair – Academy Short Fiction Contest
Literary Weblog https://www.edmodo.com/home Discussion of outside novels (starting with Of Mice and Men) – One major post per week (answer a question and support your point with text) Minimum 300 words Due every Tuesday by 10:00pm – Two comments to other students’ posts per week Due every Sunday by NOON Based on Groups established by Mr. Ingham
Syllabus Semesters – Ninth Lit. Part A 80% Class (from Aug. to Dec.) 20% Final Exam (December) 70% or higher -.5 unit of credit – Ninth Lit. Part B 80% Class (from Jan. to May) 20% Georgia Milestone (May) – MUST pass to advance 70% or higher -.5 unit of credit
Syllabus Grade Scale Writing and Research 25% Tests 25% Projects 20% Quizzes 15% Daily Assignments 15% _________________________ TOTAL 100%
Syllabus You do not read or write then you do not PASS!!!
Supplies Notebook paper Two folders with pockets Blue or black pens #2 pencils 2 Composition notebooks Flash drive (suggested)
Class Rules We are a family.
Class Rules Respect is KEY.
Class Rules Handle your business.
Class Rules Be here, not there.
Class Rules Ask.
Procedures Beginning of class...
Procedures Leaving class...
Procedures Attendance... more than two consecutive days absent necessitates a call home.