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2 Miss Amorin English 4 Grade 12

3 Class Materials Notebook Notebook Folder Folder Writing utensil!!! Writing utensil!!! Highlighter Highlighter Please be ORGANIZED!!!!! Please be ORGANIZED!!!!!

4 Reading- World Literature World Literature Senior Textbook World Literature Senior Textbook - Culture unit - Love/death unit (poetry) - Intolerance unit Othello- William Shakespeare Othello- William Shakespeare Hamlet- William Shakespeare Hamlet- William Shakespeare Disposable People (culture/ intolerance) Disposable People (culture/ intolerance) Beowulf Beowulf A Doll’s House / The Stranger(existentialism) A Doll’s House / The Stranger(existentialism)

5 Writing Research Project Research Project (culture unit- taboo) (culture unit- taboo) *Literary Analysis* *Literary Analysis* (Othello) *College Essay (Sem.1) *College Essay (Sem.1) Resume Resume (job application process) Cover letter Cover letter (job application process) Formal letter (‘thank you’ or ‘complaint’) Formal letter (‘thank you’ or ‘complaint’)

6 Senior Reflective Unit Senior Memory Book Senior Memory Book 1. Family 2. Childhood/ teen memoir 3. Senior year 4. Goals for future 5. Greatest lesson learned

7 Class rules Assignments are only accepted one day late for a penalty of -5, after one day late, the assignment is a zero. Assignments are only accepted one day late for a penalty of -5, after one day late, the assignment is a zero. When students are absent they have two days for each day they are absent to make up work When students are absent they have two days for each day they are absent to make up work Students are to check make-up bin for work when they are absent. Students are not excused from assignments when they are absent. Students are to check make-up bin for work when they are absent. Students are not excused from assignments when they are absent. Homework board always has assignments and their due date. Students are recommended to write HW in planner. Also, check School Wires* Homework board always has assignments and their due date. Students are recommended to write HW in planner. Also, check School Wires*

8 Class rules (cont…) Most assignments are to be typed. If students are told to type an assignment, and they hand write it, five points are taken off grade. Most assignments are to be typed. If students are told to type an assignment, and they hand write it, five points are taken off grade. Computer lab is open before and after school. Computer lab is open before and after school. When assignments are due, the assignment is to be prepared BEFORE class. Students are not to go to media center during class time to print assignments. When assignments are due, the assignment is to be prepared BEFORE class. Students are not to go to media center during class time to print assignments. assignments if necessary assignments if necessary

9 School Wires* CHS website CHS website Find “Teachers” tab Find “Teachers” tab Find teachers name– Christine Amorin (click) Find teachers name– Christine Amorin (click) Teacher’s page will pop up on screen Teacher’s page will pop up on screen Find specific class- ex.)English 4R Find specific class- ex.)English 4R –Read syllabus for class Find tab for specific unit covered in class--- ex.) Culture Unit Find tab for specific unit covered in class--- ex.) Culture Unit See assignments, notes, rubrics, etc… See assignments, notes, rubrics, etc… Look at “calendar” for due dates. Look at “calendar” for due dates.

10 PARENTS can contribute to students learning PARENT MODE- Genesis (CHS website)***** PARENT MODE- Genesis (CHS website)***** Look at students grades on Genesis Look at students grades on Genesis Look over the class School Wires Page Look over the class School Wires Page Ask students about the assignments they are working on in class Ask students about the assignments they are working on in class To keep informed, visit the school, call on the phone, or write an . To keep informed, visit the school, call on the phone, or write an . Families are encouraged to stay informed about their children's progress at school. Families are encouraged to stay informed about their children's progress at school.

11 GOALS for SENIOR English Improve writing skills. Improve writing skills. Enhance critical thinking skills and creative writing skills- “out of the box.” Enhance critical thinking skills and creative writing skills- “out of the box.” Global learners: being more open- minded to different concepts; collaboration. Global learners: being more open- minded to different concepts; collaboration. *Be better prepared for COLLEGE and life after high school. *Be better prepared for COLLEGE and life after high school.

12 Miss Amorin’s contact info. English office= (908)

13 The key to a successful year is responsibility, hard work, and determination. The key to a successful year is responsibility, hard work, and determination.

14 Get Inspired! 1 st Day Assignment--- One the note card, write TWO things- 1.) One thing you hope to learn/gain from SENIOR ENGLISH (the more specific, the better). 2.) One new adventure/goal that you would like to accomplish senior year. Ex.) Go to the MET in NYC The teacher will hold onto these note cards all semester, and give them back to the students the last week of class. Get inspired to do new things, accomplish goals, and make senior year worth it! Best of luck! The teacher will hold onto these note cards all semester, and give them back to the students the last week of class. Get inspired to do new things, accomplish goals, and make senior year worth it! Best of luck! - Colonia High School Motto


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