Welcome to English 10. The purpose of
English 11 is to help you develop better writing, comprehension, and
communication skills. These skills will help you to communicate your thoughts in
a manner that is clear to the reader. Read this page carefully, as it contains
information that will help you in class.
Things that will make this class easier for
- Read the
Policy on Plagiarism
- Once you have completed the assessment, decide
now on the books you plan to read (Click here to preview Lesson
- Know the
- Links to
help your writing skills
When working on your lessons use the
- Proofread and spell check all your work.
Be sure to use proper English.
- Respond to all requests for
- It is not acceptable to use lazy English
such as the words "cuz" for "because" or "wanna" for "want to".
- If you are writing a story where you want
to illustrate a particular dialect or mode of speech, words such as "cuz" should
be noted with quotation marks ('' ").
- Each sentence should begin with a capital
letter and end with a period, question mark, or exclamation point. Proper
punctuation is important!
- The pronoun "I" is always
Remember, this is an English class and the rules
of English apply. These are the rules that you have learned during your early
years so there is no need to bore you with them again. However, if you are
uncertain about the proper use of English there are links to English grammar in
this class that you can refer to or you can ask me. Thank you.