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Title: Travis Open House Ms. Clarke, English IV


1
Travis Open House Ms. Clarke, English IV
  • yolanda.clarke_at_fortbend.k12.tx.us
  • (281) 634-7113 / (281) 634-7000
  • Conference 1010 to 1105
  • Tutorials Monday 245-345/Wednesday 230-330
  • Parent Information Card
  • 1. Student Name
  • 2. Parent Name
  • 3. Cell Phone
  • 4. Home Phone
  • 5. Email

2
Important Dates
  • Sept. 23Last day to register for Oct. 9 SAT
    (late/25)
  • Oct. 2Last day to register for Oct. 24 ACT
    (late/20)
  • Oct. 13FBISD College Night (6-8 _at_ Willowridge)
  • Oct. 15FBISD College Night (6-8 _at_ Travis)
  • Jan. 1FAFSA (student financial
  • aid) available online

3
Helpful Websites
  • (financial aid)
  • www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • (scholarships)
  • www.fastweb.com
  • www.collegeboard.com/pay
  • www.collegefortexans.com
  • www.finaid.org

4
English IV AP Focus
  • Literary Analysis
  • Novel studies
  • Heart of Darkness
  • Frankenstein
  • Wuthering Heights/Jane Eyre
  • Poetry analysis
  • Poetry 101
  • Genres, rhyme, meter, sound devices, comparative
    studies
  • Inferno/Paradise Lost
  • Dramatic studies
  • Hamlet
  • Rosencrantz Guildenstern
  • Satire
  • Writing
  • Timed writing
  • College essay
  • Revision process
  • Research project
  • Literary criticism
  • Character analysis

5
College Board Focus
  • College-level coursework
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Polished writing (grammar and syntax)
  • Investigation of literary and writing techniques
  • Close reading
  • Textual evidence
  • Structure, style, and themes

6
English IV Advanced Focus
  • Writing
  • Revision process
  • College essay
  • Literary criticism
  • Literary analysis
  • Cultural/Historical literary criticism
  • Novel studies
  • Poetry analysis
  • Research skills
  • Literary term paper
  • Reference, database, criticism
  • College study skills
  • Study groups
  • Note-taking skills
  • Lecture notes

7
Supplies
  • Binder
  • 2 Dividers
  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Blue or black ink/pencil
  • Highlighter
  • Optional
  • Sticky notes
  • Note cards
  • Collegiate Dictionary
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