Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Course Syllabus

 


Course Name: English 4

Instructor: Ms. Ward            Contact Time: 10:27-11:08         Phone Ext: 1508

 

Grading Policy
Grading Procedures: Journal 25%
Essays 25%
Quizzes, Classwork, and Homework 25%
Tests/Projects 25%

 

 

Homework Policy
Homework must be completed and submitted on the assigned due date. A student who was absent on the day the homework was assigned, will be expected to submit the assignment one day after his/her return.

 

 

Test Policy
Students will be tested periodically. Sample tests are given one to two days prior to the actual test. Students have one day to make up a *missed test. Students may not use class time to make up a test. All students must make arrangements to meet with me after school.


Note: Frequent unexcused absenteeism is unacceptable. In such cases, a student will be required to submit a written medical excuse. All legal excuses must reflect the day the test was given.


 

 

Quiz Policy
Quizzes will be given on a weekly basis. Student have one day to make up a *missed quiz. Students may not use class time to make up a test. All students must make arrangements to meet with me after school.



Note: Frequent unexcused absenteeism is unacceptable. In such cases, a student will be required to submit a written medical excuse. All legal excuses must reflect the day the quiz was given.

 

 

Projects
Group projects will be assigned after every unit. Students must complete their assigned task. No student will be penalized for other group members who are absent or unprepared.

 

 

Course Outline
Course Outline: In this course we will explore common themes in literature and text that promote critical thinking, writing, and speaking. In order to enhance these skills, students are required to keep a daily journal and complete assigned classwork and homework. In addition to classwork and homework, the students will be assessed through a number of quizzes, tests, essays, research projects, and a cumilative non-regents exam.