If you want to retake the persuasion test, you can any day this week during these times: 6:45 a.m. 7:20 a.m. 2:30 p.m. You have until the end of the week to take the exam again and should remember that your new grade will replace the old one, even if you do worse the second […]
This is my fourteenth year at Helena High School,where I teach English III AP Language, Word Clues, Debate, and Speech. In my spare time, I enjoy grading essays, watching the San Diego Padres, and buying more books than I could ever hope to read.
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Your test over the play 12 Angry Men will be a take-home test and due on Monday, October 2 at the start of class. For each day you turn in the test late, you will lose 30% from your grade. The test is a grade worth 150 points. Your completed study guide will also be due […]
Our debate over gun control will include the following questions: Would more gun control increase the safety of Americans? Can the government legally restrict individual ownership? (Second Amendment) Should the government ban the use of semiautomatic weapons?
The first quest of the year, over ancient Greek philosophy, will be on Wednesday, September 20. The notes are available for your review here and the test will cover the foundations of philosophy, Socrates, Aristotle, Plato, and Epicurus. The test will include a short answer section and paragraph responses. The paragraphs will come from this […]
Your second essay this year is about high school sports, with the specific prompt and information located in the downloads folder. You can also download it directly here. It will be due via Google Docs at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24. My e-mail address for sharing is firstname.lastname@example.org. Please review the instructions in the […]