|The Journalism Home Page
So you seniors are back to haunt me, huh?
Um, I mean, welcome back to Mr. Stratton's Classroom Online!
This web site is designed for you, so use it to your advantage
in Journalism. Above is the navigation column for YOUR
section of myenglishclass.us. Homework,
whether you are absent or just absent minded, will give you
the most up to date work assigned via Google Calendar.
In addition to the calendar, the Homework page is where you will usually download and print handouts,
notes and homework as well. This feature makes life more convenient
for you and me — fewer copies. It also means that I don't
accept many excuses for late work. This site is available to
all (in school and out), and I expect young reporters to be
both resourceful and responsible. All downloadable material
will be in Microsoft Word or Adobe .PDF format, which means
you simply click on a link, watch the file open, and then print
it or complete the work on the computer before printing the
In recent years, podcasts have become a great way to experience great literature, and while the Literature Aloud page offers just that, in Journalism, you'll spend more time creating podcasts. In fact, a few times during the course, as a class we'll create professionally written, recorded, edited, and mixed news netcasts. Check out the NV News Netcast episode archive.
Lastly, your parents
and guardians have their own page. It keeps them updated
on English class happenings, and gives them the opportunity
to talk to you about Journalism outside of Mr. Stratton's classroom.
You can also browse the Course
Outline so that
you not only know what work is up and coming, but what is expected
of you in and out of Journalism class as well. I continue to compile
a list of Journalism Websites that I think will be of use to readers
and writers. Finally, you can email me
through this site as well.
I'll see you in class,