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English Department

HTHS English Department

The English Department at Hamilton Township High School is dedicated to insuring the success of every student. Researching, reading, writing and communicating are skills that we all need to be successful in life, regardless of the path we choose. All of the support staff, administrators and teachers at H.T.H.S. are aware of the changing demands and expectations that exist in our society if our students are to be productive and valuable members. That is why we have renewed our pledge to help EVERY student achieve

Ranger Writer and Researcher

Write better papers!

On the Ranger Writer and Researcher page you can download templates for formal papers in MLA and APA style, access Internet tools that format internal citations and reference pages, and be linked with outstanding websites that assist students with all aspects of writing formal papers.  Additionally, the page can act as a portal for reliable Internet research sites.

All students who are assigned formal papers at HTHS should access the Ranger Writer and Researcher.  Go to the Ranger Writer and Researcher by clicking "Writing & Research" at the top left of this page or by clicking below.

Avoiding Plagiarism

The Vaughn Memorial Library of Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia has a fantastic interactive exercise that helps everyone understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

"Vaughn Memorial Library: Tutorials: Plagiarism."  Acadia University: 
         Vaughn Memorial Library. Web. 10 Nov 2010.          <>.


This contains a variety of practice activities that students can do to practice for the English portion of the ACT's.
This is the rubric used by ALL of the teachers in the English Department, 9-12, to assess papers.
This is a detailed description of how ALL students are scored using the English paper rubric.


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