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Class Announcements

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  • Summer School classes start on Monday, August 4th. The English class will take place from 10:45-12:15 PM.
  • Textbooks must be in hand by Tuesday, August 5th.
  • Summer Reading Assignments
    • Read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
    • Complete assignments previously e-mailed and posted on Facebook page
    • Assignments are due on Monday, August 4th.
  • Summer Reading Test
    • Take place on Monday, August 4th
    • Covers both books (format will not be revealed in advance)
    • The test will take about 40-45 minutes of the first class period.
    • Have a black or blue ink pen with you because I will not be set up for lending pens yet.
  • Supplies
    • 1/2 inch or 1 inch binder to be used as your writing portfolio (this will stay in class)
      • WITH at least 100 pieces of paper
      • and a set of dividers.
    • Notebook or binder with LOTS of paper. I suggest that if you get a notebook that you get two since the likely hood of needing the second one is rather high.
    • Pens
      • black and blue for assignments
      • 2 other colors for corrections
    • highlighters - at least 2 colors
    • sharpie marker (optional)
    • #2 pencils (mechanical works too)
    • white-out

General Class Information

  • Syllabus
  • Dead Words
  • Independent Reading - Quarter II
  • Reading | Independent Reading - Quarter III
  • Annotation
  • Instructions | Forum Instructions

College Information

  • For more information on the UC Personal Statements check out this site.
  • For more information on the Common Application check out this site.

AP Information

  • For information on the AP Literature and Composition Test you can find more information on the College Board website.
  • Here is a list of all pieces of literature that have been used in the free response section of the AP Literature test since 1971.
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