ENGLISH IV COURSE SYLLABUS
Teacher: Randy Nantz Email: Randy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Prerequisites: English III High School Credit(s): 1
Course Description: English IV is a course designed to help seniors polish their reading, writing, and speaking skills so that they are college and career ready in language arts. The course will focus on developing the skills required to write in a variety of contexts (persuasion, narrative, analysis, etc). Students will also learn to read and think critically, as well as speak effectively.
Objectives: Students will strengthen their abilities to read critically, write analytically and persuasively, and speak effectively. Students will learn how to use sources and document research correctly. Students will also sharpen their abilities to work both independently and collaboratively.
Materials Used (textbooks, software, magazines, etc.): English textbooks and real world texts, various writing models, various novels and plays from an approved reading list.
Procedures for Makeup Work/Tests:
Attendance Policy: Attendance is crucial to student success. This course will follow the attendance policies approved by the CFI and Laurel County Board of Education.
Supplies (to be supplied by the student):
Class Expectations (class rules):
1. Be in seat on time.
2. Bring all needed materials.
3. Turn work in on time. It is also your responsibility to get and complete make up work.
4. Be respectful and attentive (i.e. no cell phones, no talking while others are presenting, etc)
Course Outline/Tentative Schedule/Major Assignments: