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

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.

Week of March 2-6

For Tues. March 3 - Dialogue Journals # 2 Due! Finish book! 

For. Thurs. March 5 - Final Reading Quiz

   Week of March 9-13

On Thurs. March 12 - Write Summative In Class essay for The Hot Zone 

Week of March 16-20

For English - Find new SSR book this week!

For Fri. March 20 - Media Observation Journal Due Here is the assignment (Writer's Workshop)

Week of April 6- April 9 - Last Week of Quarter!

For Mon, April 6 - Rough Draft of Vignette Essay Due Here is the assignment

For Wed, April 8 - Workday for revisions of Vignette Essay

Week of April 13 -17

For Wed. April 15 - FINAL DRAFT of Vignette Essay Due (Writer's Workshop)

Week of April 20- 24

For Mon. April 20 - SSR Storyboard Project Due Here is the assignment


Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule for 2014-15
Monday Morning/Tuesday/Thursday - Blue Schedule
Period 1 2 3 4
Class Eng 1-2 Prep Eng 1-2 Eng 1-2
Monday Afternoon/Wednesday/Friday - Gray Schedule
Period 5 6 7 8
Class Writer's Workshop Prep Writer's Workshop Writer's Workshop