Advisory begins at 8:40 AM.  All students are expected to be present and on time.

- Use planner effectively
- RESPECT each other, any adults and visitors, the classroom
- Be on time
- Have your body and mind present in class
- Follow directions
- Participate
- No cell phones out during advisory/DEAR

5 (combined) absences, latenesses, or 0s = failure

Daily Grading:
0 = insubordinate, not engaged, not reading, talking out of turn, cell phone present
Drop Everything and Read

Suggested Reading List:
Why We Broke Up - Daniel Handler
Five Flavors of Dumb - Antony John
Dead End in Norvelt - Jack Gantos
The Hunger Games Trilogy - Suzanne Collins
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
If I Loved You I Would Tell You This - Robin Black
The View From Saturday - E. L. Konigsburg
Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Chronicles of a Death Foretold - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Franny and Zooey - J. D. Salinger
ROOM - Emma Donaghue

Get a library card and order books FOR FREE online to be delivered to your local library.  The closest library to the school is the Seward Park Library, located on East Broadway at Jefferson St. (across from Edgies).

If you would like to order a specific book to read during D.E.A.R. tell me so I can purchase it for our classroom.