Course Description: The purpose of this course is to provide grade 11 students, using texts of high complexity, integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.
Course Standards: Language Arts Florida Standards
Materials: Florida Collections Grade 11, Close Reader, and Performance Assessment. (Students will be given online access to texts.)
Expectations: Consistent attendance, positive class participation and appropriate behavior are essential. Adherence to all rules as indicated in the Student Code of Conduct is required.
Assessment and Grading: Nine weeks grades will be calculated according to DPHS 11th Grade English Department Policy:
20% - vocabulary, class assignments, quizzes
20% - group work, homework
60% - tests, essays, projects
Grading Scale: Orange County Public Schools Grading Scale
A - 90-100 B - 80-89 C - 70-79 D - 60-69 F - 59 or below
1st 9 Weeks: Collection 1 Coming to America, Collection 2 Building a Democracy, Collection 3 The Individual and Society
2nd 9 Weeks: Collection 3 The Individual and Society, Collection 4 The New Birth and Freedom
3rd 9 Weeks: Collection 5 The Age of Realism
4th 9 Weeks: Collection 6 The Modern World
Extra help and parent contact: Students needing extra help with assigned work should make arrangements with the teacher. Parents may contact the teacher through email. Parents wishing a conference should