PreIB 10 Syllabus - PreIB10 World Literature and...

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PreIB10 World Literature and Composition Spring 2010 Syllabus and Class Expectations Instructor: Christa Adkisson Contact e-mail: christa.adkisson@bvsd.org (please allow 24 hours for response) Contact phone: (720)561-3237 Office Hours by Appointment : Periods 1, 2, 5, or after school *This syllabus is also posted on my website for future reference Welcome to PreIB LA 10, Advanced World Literature and Composition. This year we will work to prepare you for junior/senior IB English or AP English classes. The ultimate goal for this class is for students to develop the ability to read universally recognized literature in an analytical and critical manner and to be able to respond articulately to this literature. We will also work to develop your discussion and creative writing skills in attempt to improve your overall writing, enjoyment, and understanding of various types of literature. Course Texts: First semester: Textbook: World Masterpieces (Prentice Hall) Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Cambridge University Press) A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Second semester: Various Non-Fiction Texts (provided in class) One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Life of Pi by Yann Martel The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka Textbook: World Masterpieces (Prentice Hall) Various poetry from around the world Supplies: 1. A notebook that can be used strictly for English class. This notebook will be used for note-taking, but will also serve as a writer’s notebook for journaling assignments, free- writes, etc. 2. Please bring paper, a writing utensil, and the current work of literature to class EVERY day! Standards for all Written Work: Major written assignments must be typed, double spaced, and follow the MLA formatting guidelines. If you do not have access to a computer outside of school, please see me to make arrangements. 1. Revise and edit your papers before you hand them in 2. Submit all drafts leading up to the final draft (including already graded drafts in the case of re-writes) All major written assessments are subject to opportunities to rewrite. However, if you re-write a paper for a higher grade, you must first schedule an appointment with me to review your original
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course WRT 114 taught by Professor Cullen during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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PreIB 10 Syllabus - PreIB10 World Literature and...

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