• MRS. SANTSCHI'S 11th & 12th ELA

    Welcome, Juniors and Seniors, to Mrs. Santschi's ELA Classes!

    Please see the table below for information about each class. For current assignments, please sign up for Remind (app or web based - codes below)! www.remind.com

    DVUSD ELA Canvas Site

     

    ELA 5/6

    AMERICAN LITERATURE

    Class Syllabus

    Remind Code: @santschi11

    ELA 7/8

    BRITISH LITERATURE

    Class Syllabus

    Remind Code: @santschi12

    THEMES:

    Novels:

    The Crucible by Arthur Miller  

         Sparknotes: The Crucible

    Into the Woods  by Jon Krakauer

         Article on Christopher McCandless

    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitxgerald

         Study Guide (Regents, 2014)

    A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

         Teacher Guide: ARitS

         Gender Roles: Strong Women

    THEMES:

    Eras - Novels:

    Anglo-Saxon Period - Beowulf & Battle of Malden

    Middle Ages - Canturbury Tales & Arthurian Legends

    Satire - Social Justice

    Rennaisance - Sonnets & Poetry

    Elizabethan Era - "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare

    Enlightenment - Gulliver's Travels & A Modent Proposal

    New Romantics - Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

    Victorian Era - Tale of Two Cities & Les Miserables

    Existentialism - The Metamorphosis & The Stranger

     

    • Resource Information
       
       
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      Canvas
      If you are looking to access course readings, power points, documents, and assignment submissions, remember to log in to Canvas! If you have any problems - just let me know! You can use the Canvas app to turn in work, but please remember to use the website, dvusd.instructure.com, to do your discussion boards.
       
      If you have questions about Canvas, check out the Canvas Guides (you can search for your question) or check out the Canvas and iPad Tip and Tricks Handout.
       
      Need to submit something to Canvas, but don't know how?  Check out this guide for help: Canvas Submission Guide 
       
      If you need more help turning in an assignment through the External Tool, check these out: Power Point Directions /   PDF Directions (better if you are on an iPad)
       
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       Remind

      Want to receive text messages or emails from me? These messages will include helpful reminders, information to help you with your assessments, and any other helpful bits of information.

      You can sign up for this two different ways. You can receive messages via text message or email. Here is how you sign up:

      To receive text message updates: 

      Text the number 81010 with your course's code: 
      ELA 5-6: @santschi11
      ELA 7-8: @santschi12
      Mountain Ridge NHS@mrnhs
       
    • Collections
      Need to access the textbook from this class online?  Just go to my.hrw.com! Your log in is Dv.username and your password is your ID number.