Below are the kinks for some helpful documents for the College Essays, including your rubric and prompt. Final Essays are due Wednesday, January 8th.
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You can download the file for the Transcendentalism project below as well as the rubric for the project. You will also find directions for creating Auras through Aurasma if you'd like to give it a shot! Remember that Thinglink is also an option! Also, you can go to the link below to get instructions on how to use many other awesome Web 2.0 tools!

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Here is the link to both the Reading guide instructions and the discussion questions. You are welcome to cut/paste the actual questions into your blog so you don't have to re-type them. :)
I am so glad to have you in my English III Honors class! We are going to have a  great semester and I am as excited as you are to get started. We have a  great deal of ground to cover in American Literature between now and January; but don't worry, I'll be here to help every step of the way, and I know you are going to love the AMAZING literature we will read over the course of the semester. 
Next week, I will show you how to set up your own Weebly site like this one, where you will post to your own blog. You will use your site as a portfolio of sorts. Many of your assignments will be posted to your blog and be graded from there. Note the date stamp on this post-- you will need to make sure you turn your assignments in on-time to receive full credit!


"I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."

-Henry David Thoreau