Mr. DeBlasio

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Mr. DeBlasio

Assignments:

 ELA 7/8 OCR 
(CLASS 1):    1.  Weekly Reading Logs (20 pgs/night 5x) Due Tuesday 10/15
                          
SCI 805/1 ICR (CLASS 3):  1.  

ELA 805/2 ICR (CLASS 5):  1.  Independent Reading 30 pgs/day (due 10/7)  
  2.  Clean Sweep Test (10/15 and 10/17
  3.  Final Copy due OCTOBER 16

SCI 805/5 ICR
(CLASS 7):  1.  

ELA 805/1 ICR
(CLASS 8):  1.  Independent Reading 30 pgs/day (due 10/7)
          2.  Final Draft of "Scary Story" due OCTOBER 16
  3.  Clean Sweep Test (10/15 and 10/17)
  
       

COMMON ACTIVITY PERIOD:  AM





OCR Class Syllabus and Expectations
Class Syllabus and Expectations
Class Syllabus and Expectations English Department:

Reading:

WHOLE CLASS NOVELS/READING SELECTIONS:

Novels and selections from our Literature Anthology that we will read as a class. There will be quizzes, tests, writing assignments, and other assessments based on this reading. 

INDEPENDENT READING:

Either self-choice or selected based on a theme or genre chosen by the teacher Reading will be done in class and at home. You are expected to track your books and make wise selections BOOK CLUBS:

Choice of book that you will read with a small group You are expected to prepare for and participate in your group's discussions

Writing:

DAILY WRITING:

Reader Notebook & Writers Notebook entries We will learn grammar, spelling, and vocabulary necessary to improve our writing. Reading responses/open-ended responses Writing forms and skills in preparation for the NJSLA

LONG--TERM WRITING: Guided Writing Assignments (writing forms, such as persuasive essays, narrative writing, etc.) that we will focus on using process writing You will evaluate your progress as a writer by assembling a portfolio of your best works Independent Reading projects and essays