Syllabus & Info

 

11th Grade English Syllabus & Information

Helena High School    Mrs. Jennifer Culver

Room A 109      jculver@shelbyed.org 

Class blog: http://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/jculver

Textbook used this year: Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience, Course 2

You will have a textbook to take home, as well as access to an online version (below).

Online textbook:

Go to

https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/

Click on LOG IN under RETURNING USER

USER NAME: HelenaHuskyReader

PASSWORD: English11

 

Helena High School is going full steam with Google Classroom. Here are the Google Codes to get into your class account:

Google Classroom Code: TBA

 

Grading Procedures—Gold, Silver, Bronze

Gold=60% of your grade is made up of tests and typed essays

Silver=30% of your grade is made up of quizzes, informal essays, some extensive classwork, and folder checks

Bronze=10% of your grade is made up of daily work and homework

Late work is taken at any time, but it will be half credit automatically before grading.

What to bring to class:

  • Textbook or novel we are reading
  • Pen or pencil
  • Highlighters
  • 3 Ring Binder
  • Composition Book

This Year:

The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald,

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck,

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose,

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

We will also be reading selections from the literature book and preparing ourselves for the English, Writing, and Reading portions of the ACT.

Please donate tissues, post its, cleaning supplies, or index cards if you are able to do so.

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