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Welcome students and parents! I have been teaching at Elsinore High School since 2008, and I love this place! 
 
Communication is very important to me. If at any time you would like to contact me with your concerns or comments, please feel free to do so. The best way to reach me is via district email: crystal.hofmann@leusd.k12.ca.us.

Online grading is done through Infinite Campus. You will want to download the Infinite Campus app to get immediate information regarding student attendance and grades. The website is: ic.leusd.k12.ca.us/campus/portal/lakeElsinore.jsp.
The access code for the app is: ZLLXZJ
 
Absent? Check the shared calendar I sent to you on Office365. My daily DOL is here: www.hofmanndol.weebly.com 
 

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Letters to Florida

Jude Cazares (@judecazares1) tweeted at 11:19 PM on Sat, Feb 17, 2018:
I was contacted on Facebook by a teacher from Stoneman Douglas High in Florida. She would love it if her students had letters of support when they return. Please send to:

Diane Wolk-Rogers 
Stoneman Douglas High School
5901 Pine Island Road
Parkland, Florida 33076

Words to Avoid in Formal Writing

-First and second person pronouns (I, me, you, your)
-a lot (or lots)
-anything
-bad
-big
-contractions (doesn't)
-everything
-good
-great
-like
-many
-much
-quote (say evidence instead)
-really
-so
-something
-stuff
-things
-this shows that
-till
-very

MLA Format Requirements

MLA Format includes: 
Times New Roman 12 pt font
Double Spacing
Header includes your name, teacher's name, class and period, spelled out date in that order and not in the heading.
Center title
Indented paragraphs 
 
For more detailed instructions, click here:
 

What do I annotate?

¨Themes

¨Passages that relate to the book's title

¨Characterization

¨Salient (important) quotes

¨Important scenes

¨Literary devices and their effect

¨Vocabulary you need to define

Remember that key information will vary according to genre and the reader's purpose