Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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Grant High Generals

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

Stephanie D'Cruz

Position: English Teacher
Email: sdcruz2@pps.net
Phone: 75 767

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.

For Wed. Sept. 30 - Rough Draft of Narrative Due. Bring a printed copy to class! (Writer's Workshop)    Here is the assignment

Week of Oct. 5-8
For Wed. Oct. 7 - Rough Draft of Micro-Literary Analysis Essay Due (English)
All materials for this assignment are posted in your google classroom. You must have a full draft, ready to edit, at the beginning of class!

For Thurs. Oct. 8 - Revised draft of Childhood Memory Narrative Due. Please bring a paper copy. You must make changes from your rough draft and have a complete story ready for peer editing (Writer's Workshop)

Week of Oct. 12-16
For Tues. Oct. 13 - Have access to draft (paper or digital) of Childhood Memory Narrative (Writer's Workshop)

For Thurs. Oct 15 - FINAL Draft of Childhood Memory Narrative Due (Writer's Workshop)

For Fri. Oct. 16 - FINAL Draft of Micro Literary Analysis Essay Due (English)

Week of Oct. 19 - 20

For Tues. Oct 20 - Quarter One SSR Project Due (Instructions for project are posted on google classroom)

Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule for 2015-16
A Day
Period 1 2 3 4
Class Eng 1-2 Prep Eng 1-2 Eng 1-2
B Day
Period 5 6 7 8
Class Writer's Workshop Prep Writer's Workshop Writer's Workshop