• Mr. Rassenfoss  
    John Rassenfoss
    English III
    A Day: 9:35 am -11:05 am
    B Day: 11:10 am - 1:35 pm 
    Web Friendly Mapping Address www.houstonisd.org/jrassenf
    Teacher Bio
    My name is Mr. Rassenfoss and I am entering into my second year of teaching at North Forest High School. I grew up in Houston, graduating from Lamar High School in 2006.  I graduated from Grinnell College in 2010 and immediately moved to Germany for two years on a Fulbright Scholarship.  I taught English there for two years before returnign to America.  I have taught at NFHS since the 2014 and look forward to working with each and every one of you. 
    Course Description
    In English III students will engage deeply with poetry, short stories, novels and primary source texts from all eras of American history.     
    Materials Required:
    •  Pens
    • Journals
    • Homework
    • Novels
    • Textbooks (provided in class)
    • Folders
    Grade Weights
    10% Homework
    15% Tests
    15% Journals/Quizzes
    30% Projects/Papers/Essays
    30% Classwork/Participation
    Daily Procedures
    • Do Now
    • No Opt Out
    • Everybody Writes
    • Jigsaw
    • Exit Tickets
    Class Rules

      Class rules:

      1. No Cell Phones

      2. No Restroom Breaks

      3. No Sleeping

      4. No Profanity

      5. No Food or Beverages