Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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2245 NE 36th Ave | Portland, OR 97212
Phone: (503) 916-5160 | Fax: (503) 916-2695

Stephanie D'Cruz

Periods 1,3,4 - T Community English

Periods 5, 7, 8 - T Community Writer's Workshop


Course Syllabus

Sustained Silent Reading Information


Current Homework

 Bring your reading book every day for English!

Your on-going homework is to read an average of 30 minutes per night in your SSR book. Make sure you update goodreads at least once a week.       

Week of Sept. 29- Oct. 3

For Wed. Oct 1 - Rough draft of Childhood Memory Narrative is due! Here is the assignment

For Fri. Oct 3 - Bring rough draft and completed self-assessment to class (Writer's Workshop)

Week of Oct. 6-10

For Wed. Oct. 8 - Revised draft of Childhood Memory Narrative is due! (Writer's Workshop)

For Thurs. Oct 9 - Draft of Micro-Essay Due (English) Here is the assignment

Tips on Writing Literary Analysis Powerpoint

Week of Oct. 13 - 17

For Tues. Oct 14 - Bring draft of BOTH your essay and your narrative to English for conventions editing!! (This is an assignment, so do not come empty handed to class)

For Wed. Oct. 15 - FINAL DRAFT of Childhood Memory Narrative is due!! (Writer's Workshop)

For Thurs. Oct 16 - FINAL DRAFT of Micro Literary Analysis Essay Due (English)

Week of Nov. 10-14

For Thurs. Nov. 13 - SSR Quarterly Book Project is Due Here is the assignment   Here is the rubric

Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule for 2013-14
Monday Morning/Tuesday/Thursday - Blue Schedule
Period 1 2 3 4
Class Prep Writer's Workshop Writer's Workshop Writer's Workshop

Monday Afternoon/Wednesday/Friday - Gray Schedule
Period 5 6 7 8
Class English 1-2 Prep English 1-2 English 1-2