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Welcome back to THS for the 2017-2018 school year.
 My name is Mr. Parham and I will be instructing the Eng III course at THS. I am a graduate of the University of Arizona and currently in my 8th year of teaching English, the last 3 of those years being spent here in Tomball, Texas.


English III seeks to explore the major periods of American literature from the Puritan Era to twentieth century writing, as well as some selected works from world literature. The primary goal of the course is to help students develop and improve their ability to closely read and comprehend difficult texts, to effectively and insightfully write about what they’ve read, and to formulate their own ideas by analyzing and synthesizing the rhetoric, arguments, and stories of others.


Some of the works we will read this year include Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried.  We will also read short stories, articles, poems, and choice novels.


You may contact me using the below information:


Conference: 9:217-10:17
English III Remind: Text @mrjparham to 81010 
For a downloadable copy of the English III Course Overview, click th e link below.