• Name: L. Colton
    Subjects / Classes Taught: English 7-8; adjunct English faculty at Phoenix College
    Degree(s): M.A. English, M.Ed. Secondary Education, B.A. Psychology

                            Welcome to  English 7-8 books

    In English 7-8 students will be studying British Literature from the very beginnings of the English language to the present day. Authors and poets studied in class include William Shakespeare, The Gawain Poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Students will be required to read and analyze several texts in class in addition to their individual novels that they read at home. Students will also be required to participate in class discussions and performances, write several essays, and conduct college-level research.

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    Classroom Expectations:
    • Be on time
    • Be respectful
    • Come prepared for class
    • Turn work in on time