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. 2 - Sept. 5

For Thursday, Sept. 4 - Finish Intro Questions (English) Here is the assignment

For Friday, Sept. 5 - Final Draft of Skinny poem due and bring pictures to decorate your poem (Writer's Workshop)

For Friday, Sept. 5 - Have composition book (Writer's Workshop)

Week of Sept. 8 - 12

For Mon. Sept. 8 - Interviews Due (English) Here is the assignment

For Tues. Sept. 9 - Must turn in signed syllabus by this date! (English)

For Wed. Sept. 10 - Finish reading and margin notes for "You Can Grow Your Brain" (Writer's Workshop)

For Thurs. Sept. 11 - Bring a book for SSR if you have one at home.

For Fri. Sept 12 - Finish reading and margin notes for "What You Should Know About Your Brain" (Writer's Workshop)

Week of Sept. 15-19

For Thurs. Sept. 18 - Have goodreads set up and post progress on your book

For Fri. Sept. 19 - Finish reading sample narrative and fill out narrative elements chart (Writer's Workshop)

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