Semester Portfolio: Step #4

Reading Evidence



Create a series of sub-pages below the READING page (as indicated below for your course):

American Experience

Literary Work #1

Literary Work #2

American Romanticism

American Naturalism

American Modernism

Harlem Renaissance

American Contemporary


CP English 11

Literary Work #1

Literary Work #2

American Romanticism

American Naturalism

American Modernism

Harlem Renaissance

American Contemporary


Honors English 11

Epic/Author Study

Literary Work #1

Literary Work #2

American Romanticism

American Naturalism

American Modernism

Harlem Renaissance

American Contemporary

*Add a page for every additional novel-length literary work you have read beyond the semester minimum for your course. Title these pages as "Literary Work #" and insert the appropriate number.

At the top of each page you have created, insert a text box. Copy/paste this text into the box:

This page offers evidence that I have authentically and independently read ( insert title of book or name of period/movement of American literature). It also demonstrates the following:

      • I can authentically and independently determine explicit and implicit meanings of American literature texts.
      • I can authentically and independently cite and place in context passages from American literature texts to support my conclusions.
      • I can create an authentic, independent analysis and critique of American literature texts.

Next, insert and identify appropriate evidence from your course folder. Take another look at this sample semester portfolio to see how this is organized.

Create another text box and copy/paste the following into the box:

Self-Evaluation:

Add a final text box. Use this to appropriately cite any images you add to the header. Take another look at this sample semester portfolio to see how to organize and write this.