English Language Arts
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Field Study 11/14
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Middle School Dance 11/15
This is my 15th year at Excel Academy Charter School! I am excited to join the Middle School team as the 6th grade English Language Arts teacher. I consider your children to be "my kids."
In my spare time I enjoy reading and writing as well. I love traveling, listening to music, playing with my dogs, and spending time with my husband, Greg, and daughters Cori, Carly, and Cara.
Current course of study includes:
Core 1 and Core 3 Reading Street Unit 2, Week 2
Newsela article of the day-respond to prompt (This is done at the beginning of each class. Enough time is given to complete in class)
Genre: Expository Text "The Emperor's Silent Army"
Comprehension: Main Idea and Details, Background Knowledge
Vocabulary: Suffixes -ful, -le, -al
Spelling: Latin Roots
Research-Based Informational Writing
Genre: Free Choice Novel (Book report due 11/22)
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots (Assessment 11/21)
Spelling: 6th Grade Spelling Bee Words (students should have a copy of words in their planner. Assessment 11/21).
Writing: Research-Based Informational Writing
- Backpacks should be kept in lockers and not brought into the classroom.
- Students must always have a hall pass if leaving the classroom.
- Late work will result in 10% off of grade for each day it is late, up to 7 days.