Contemporary Literature


Course Syllabus


1.  Create your own account (or log in if you already have one).

2.  Use the ID 16922196 and the password Jack to join our class (please note- passwords are case-sensitive).

3. Submit your essay.  (It should give you a confirmation receipt once it is done).

4.  Make sure to print a copy to turn in!

Assessment and Reading Calendar:
All reading assignments are due the following class period unless otherwise noted.


Test Student Calendar ‎(Canvas)‎

MLA Format help

Writing Leveled Questions for Discussions


You may revise any of your proficiency writing assessments for up to one week after receiving feedback to try for an increased score. 


In order to receive credit for a revised paper, students must:

1. Set up a time outside of class to conference with the instructor before revising.

2. Highlight all revisions made in the revised draft.

3. Submit a typed, one-paragraph reflection explaining what revisions were made to the essay and why.

4.  Turn in the paragraph and revised version along with the original version within ONE WEEK of receiving the graded paper.

Proficiency Assessments:

Author's Choices 1 and Writing 1- The Secret Life of Bees essay

Theme 1- The Secret Life of Bees theme chart

Discussion 1- Ricochet River discussion

Author's Choices 2 and Writing 2- Ricochet River essay

Discussion 2- The Bean Trees discussion

Theme 2-The Bean Trees theme chart


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