Mrs. Di Chiara
Special Class English 11, 12 and Resource Room
897-6700 extension 30088
Students: Always refer to Google Classroom for assignments and other important information
Parents/Guardians: I will be available to answer emails and return phone calls to you everyday between 7:30 and 8:30 (or at another time at your request).
Parent Resources for Digital Learning
Digital Learning Class Rules
Letter to Students and Families April 3, 2020
Get a card from the New York Public Library
The New York Public Library offers a number of online resources, and any New Yorker can sign up for a library card.
Check out this story on poughkeepsiejournal.com: https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2020/03/27/new-york-public-library-card-gets-you-access-millions-books-resources/2921617001/
If you will need to borrow a district laptop you MUST complete the form at the link below.
The Importance of Keeping to a Schedule https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vSZhOdEPAWjUQpqDkVAlJrFwxxZ9Sa6zGOq0CNRms6Z7DZNq-tQWS3OhuVCUbh_-P-WmksHAzbsrk9d/pub?utm_email_kaid=kaid_1147395736528249814264095&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=031920-Teacher-RemoteLearningEmail%233&utm_term=All%20Teachers#kix.5sioxrgstyn
Guided Meditation for High School Students
Update 3/19/2020: JJHS Students who qualify for Breakfast/Lunch
The Program begins today at JJ from 10:00-12:00.
Resource Room Meet Up 10:30; see invite in school email.
ELA Meet Up 11:00; see invite in school email.
Update 3/18/2020: ELA 11 & 12 Meet up 10:00 a.m.
See school email for invite and code
Update March 16, 2020
ELA Students, please log into your Google Classroom for ELA lessons and calendar.
I have mailed a hard copy of all materials for 10 days to your home; however, the preferred method of completion is on Google Classroom.
Email me with questions.
Resource Room Students, check your teacher webpages and Google Classrooms daily.
All Students, check your school email daily for updates from all your teachers.
Thank you, Mrs. Di Chiara
Period 1 Google Classroom Code: nv4fbsl
Period 7 Google Classroom Code: wu3yu4x
Periods 2, 5 and 6 Resource Rooms Google Classroom Code: bxj3zlq
"The only person you are destined to become
is the person you decide to be."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Current Read or Listen:
The Water Dancer by Ta~Nehisi Coates
Touched by the Sun by Carly Simon (did not like this memoir...the poor rich and famous 1* for effort)
From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home by Tembi Locke (Loved this memoir! 5*****)
What did I read this summer?
Burning Bright by Ron Rash
Whisper Network: A Novel by Chandler Baker
George Carlin Reads to You (audiobook) by George Carlin
Searching for Sylvie Lee: A Novel by Jean Kwok
A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes