English III Course Overview 2018-2019

English II and III                                                                                        rsherman@nbtschools.org

Mr. Sherman

Extension 4142                                                                                            


Course Overview

Welcome to English II. During the course of the school year, we will explore various genres of American literature. Students will work to enhance their writing abitities.

Welcome to English III.  During the course of the school year we will explore various genres of British literature.  Students will work to enhance their writing abilities.



It is expected that you attend class.  Attendance  is checked on a daily basis.  It is your responsibility to be on time for class, seated, and ready to work.  If you are absent from class, you are responsible to get the missing notes from a classmate/teacher assistant.



Students are required to:

            Treat others (teacher, students, school personnel) with courtesy and respect

            Work to the best of their ability

            Come to class on time prepared with all necessary materials

            Act responsibly and accept the consequences of their actions



There will be homework assigned on a regular basis.  Homework is expected to be completed.  There will be time for questions about homework in the beginning of class.



The following supplies will be given to you:


Classroom Folder (this will stay in the room at all times)         

Text book


You will also be required to have:



Binder/folder to store homework



Your grade will be based on the following:

            25% Homework/Class work

            40% Tests/Quizzes

            25%  Writing

            10%  Participation


Extra Help

I am available for extra help during Periods 3 and 5, Room 625. 


I encourage and welcome parent contact!   Please feel free to contact me via email or voicemail.