Welcome to English II with Mrs. Grant
This year, we are using the SpringBoard curriculum.
This can be accessed on any laptop,computer, or tablet via the students' Launchpad.
English II SpringBoard Units:
1. The Power of Argument-- Developing knowledge of Rhetoric (nonfiction works)
2. Persuasion in Literature-- Things Fall Apart novel
3. Voices in Synthesis-- Furthering understanding of Rhetoric (nonfiction works)
4. Praise, Mock, Mourn-- Focuses on poetry and drama
Two types of grades will be taken in class (no homework will be given unless work was not finished in class):
Formative: Small activities, worksheets, grammar practice, etc.
Summative: Essays, research projects, large multiple-day assignments
Nine Week Periods:
*This is a LEAP tested course. The test will account for an entire grade on the final report card and does affect GPA. *