English 11: American Literature
English 116 is a survey of American Literature spanning from the 18th century to modern day. The class looks at issues and ideas that Americans have dealt with since the country was founded and it requires students to deal with these issues head on. In addition, the class prepares students for college-level English classes with a high demand on reading and writing. There is also a great deal of emphasis on public speaking.
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116 Course Description
This document gives an overview of the class including important grading information.
Community Service Approved List
This is a list of pre-approved organizations at which you may complete your hours.
Community Service Project
This provides a complete overview of the entire community service project including all necessary documents.
Community Service Rubric
Use this to see how your project will be graded and to verify content.
Community Service Verification Form
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This handout just gives you the basics of MLA Format. It shows you the correct format for turning in an essay in this class. See the Owl at Purdue for more detailed info.
Final Essay Prompt AND Basic Plan
Here's the prompt and the basic plan we went over in class. Remember, it's JUST a basic plan! It's not the only way to write your essay, nor is it necessarily the best - it's just a recommendation.