General English 3

To Kill a Mockingbird Book Cover Image of Tree with Mockingbirds and Scout pictured in Black and White
  • Welcome to General English 3.  We start class each day by reviewing grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.  We work to develop our skills in writing as well comprehension and the ability to analyze texts. Students are expected to select a text within their reading level range each quarter as homework and submit weekly reading logs to track their progress with their novels.

    Major themes for English 3 include: The American Dream and Social Justice

    Standard Texts for General English 3:

    • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian or Flight by Sherman Alexie

    Texts Determined by Time and Student Ability:

    • Monster by Walter Dean Meyers
    • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

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