English IV: Position Paper
--loose leaf paper
--pocket folder (multiple pockets suggested
--blue/black pen and pencils
--Prentice Hall Literature: The British Tradition
--Vocabulary Workshop Level H (Sadlier Oxford) Level H: AP English and Honors English
--Advanced Word Power (Townsend Press): CP English
--work must be submitted on assigned day and at beginning of period.
In the case of home printer problems, email to the instructor and bring in a hard
copy the following day.
Emailed submission of work should be the exception, not the rule.
--late essays and homework
1 day late: 10 pt deduction
2 days late: 50 pt deduction
--research papers/projects: includes all major extensive projects and papers
These assignments will NOT be accepted late, even if a student is absent.
If a student is absent on the day a major assignment is due, he/she may submit the
work by sending it to the instructor via email or sending it in with another student.
--each student is responsible for all missed class work and assignments:
check MMS for homework assignments
--makeup work must be scheduled on the student’s own time
--makeup work must be completed within 2 days of the student’s return to school
--missed classes do affect a student’s quarter grade: see “grading policy” below
--numerical value (points) will be assigned to all work
--work not submitted will receive a “0”
--plagiarized work will receive a “0”
Students are expected to be present in class. Beyond three absences, 3 points per day will be
deducted from the student’s quarter grade.