Department Staff

Research/Citations/MLA Help
The library has provided some additional help for you when you are citing your research in your papers and projects. Click here for a link to the requirements and examples of how to cite your sources. Major Calendar Dates in English Classes:

Junior Year
February: State Writing Test
April: State Reading Test (NeSA)

Summer Reading Guides 2018

9th Grade On Level English 9
9th Grade Honors
10th Grade On Level Crossover
10th Grade On Level Emperor
10th Grade On Level Sister's Keeper
10th Grade Honors Bless Me
10th Grade Honors Into Wild
11th Grade On Level
11th Grade Honors
AP Language and Writing
AP Lit
Brit Lit Summer Reading

World Lit
12th Grade Themes, Mult. Cultural, Lit Foundations, 21st Century

Regular and Honors Class Distinctions
There are a great many questions about what the differences between a regular English class and an honors English class. Listed below are some clear ways to tell which class might be the best fit for you as a student.

Characteristics of Regular, Honors and AP Courses

So, if you are still wondering, here are some additional things to consider...

  • Rewrite? My rough draft is good enough.
  • I never read.
  • I don't know how long my presentation is because I didn't practice it.
  • We have a quiz/test today?
  • That's stupid. (With regards to any activity requiring thought or effort)
  • It's not very good, but at least it's finished.
  • I never read directions.
  • Do we have to DO something today?
  • We have an assignment due today?
  • Why do I have to sit in my seat?