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Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!

 

English 2/English 2 Honors:

Supplies -

You must have your Chrome Book with you every day 

You need to have a book for independent reading with you every day

Folder for handouts/graded assignments

Pens, pencils, colored pencils

 

*If your family has the means to donate classroom supplies, we can always use clorox wipes, colored paper, and colored pencils. 

 

Please be sure to look over the class overview in the PDF's below.  This paper explains class policies and procedures.  We will be actively using Moodle and USA Test Prep in this class therefore it is imperative that you bring your Chrome Book to class every day.  

 

AP Literature:

We will be actively using Moodle in this class therefore it is imperative that you bring your Chrome Book to class every day.  There are novels we will be reading in class that the school either 1) does not have or 2) does not have enough copies for all students.  To keep you from having to purchase these books, I have found online versions which is another reason why it is very important that you have your Chrome Book in class. You will be provided with a binder to keep in class that will serve as a writing portfolio. The syllabus for this class can be found listed under the PDF's below.

 

 

Helpful Links

  • Grammar Bytes is a good site to use to practice grammar skills
  • Sentence diagramming help with Elizabeth from Grammar Revolution
  • A sample MLA formatted paper is available to you through the following link on the VCS Media Center's page.  This sample paper was provided by Lake Sumter State College.  Please review this prior to submitting any essays. MLA format is a requirement.  
  • Another wonderful writing resource is the Purdue Online Writing Lab, also known as the Purdue OWL.  I will refer to this site often in class.  Click here to access the site. 
  • Writing Commons is another helpful writing and speaking (presentation skills) site. While the site does say it is for college level writers, there is plenty of information on the site that we review in class.  I think you will find that it is easy to understand and navigate. 
  • Access your textbook online!   Please visit Pearson EasyBridge
  • State Exam (FSA) information for students and parents/guardians can be found at this link.  This includes a training test and guide. 
  • P.E.R.T. (Postsecondary Education Readiness Test) - Florida's customized common placement test - information can be found here.
  • Helpful links for prefix, suffix and root word work. 
  • Access this link for a Pronunciation Guide. This is especially helpful while working with unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

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Contact: Cassandra.Sherburne@TVCS.org

PDF documents
2016-2017 AP Literature Syllabus - Detailed description of the course
AP Lit Summer Reading - 2016
Danielson's Recommended Reading - not required texts
English 2 Overview - Policies and Procedures
School Wide Summer Reading - Summer 2016

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