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Welcome students and parents! I have been teaching at Elsinore High School since 2009, 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 access code for the app is: ZLLXZJ
 
To receive Remind 101 messages text 81010 to @hofeng10 for Advanced English 10; @hofeng11 for English 11; @ehicheer for cheer
 
Absent? DOL can be found here.
My daily lesson plan calendar can be found here.
 

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Scholarships for the disabled

Please see the attached 31-page list of scholarships available to those who are disabled. Many are offered for those who are blind, but many others are also for those suffering from an athletic injury, or suffer from another physical or mental impairment. 

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Advanced English 10-1
Class ID: 19064932
Enrollment key: writing
 
Advanced English 10-2
Class ID: 19064974
Enrollment key: writing
 
English 11 Media Arts-3
Class ID: 19064990
Enrollment key: writing
 
Advanced English 10-4
Class ID: 19065001
Enrollment key: writing

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