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Accelerated English 10B

Welcome! Please check class policies and assignments in the links below.

Required reading to start class

  • Read the syllabus--grading policy & class info.
  • Read the plagiarism policy. (Please see SHS Student Handbook for more information).
  • Go to Google Classroom and check out the assignments and due dates you'll see there. Your school Google account gets you in. The app will send notifications to your school email; you can set up forwarding to your phone. Google Classroom is not used for grades. For your grades, go to Synergy StudentVue.
  • Add the calendar on the right to your phone/Google calendars. (Click this icon below the calendar: .) The assignments posted there are on DUE DATES. (If it says "Read Chapter 1" on Tuesday, read Chapter 1 before Tuesday's class.)
    • Complete the Google Form to sign in: Due the first Friday of class.
    Resources for starting class
    • Skills you need to develop to do well in this class.
    • Writing plan for this class.
    • Writing rubrics for this class. We usually the assess reading standards through writing and discussions.
    • Class ID: 17177998 Password: persuade
    Assignments & Projects

    Mr. Jones does not post or update daily assignments on this page. Major projects & assessments are on the calendar, and materials to support them are linked below.

    • Goals of this course--how it fits into the Accelerated English program.
    • Calendar--see on the right for major assignment due dates and handouts. (Daily work will not be listed here.)
    • Short nonfiction

      • Choice Book--UNDER CONSTRUCTION
        • You will choose one book from a list of (10-12?) novels and nonfiction books--as long as at least 3 other students also choose that book. You will work in "lit circles" to respond what you read. Your individual work and contribution to the group will be scored; your group members' performance will not affect your scores. 
        • Book List--COMING SOON.
        • Essay Assignment--COMING SOON.
        • Feedback Sheet for literary analysis essays

        • Final--to be determined.

        Accel 10B