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Central Lyon CSD

Middle School

Welcome, My Educational Back Ground

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I have taught Special Education 20 years, 1 year of science, 4 years of English and 11 years of middle school Literature.  I graduated from Mankato State University with a double major in K-8 Reading, Elementary Education, and Special education at the graduate level.   ​After graduating from college I . . .

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Starting The Outsiders novel after Thanksgiving.

We are excited to begin reading "The Outsiders" after Thanksgiving. We will be completing the novel by Christmas break.

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7th Grade English Goals

Students will be able to

1. Write argumnts to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of . . .

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Beginning The Giver in April

Utopian Novel

The Giver by Lois Lowry is an utopian novel, and our last unit of the year. The students will complete a project that will enable them to use their critical thinking skills and creativity. Students will apply these skills by creating . . .

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7th Grade Literature goals

Students will be able to......

Reading Comprehension - Use previously learned strategies to comprehend informational texts (e.g., formulating questions before, during, and after reading; visualize, predict, identify the writer's purpose). . . .

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My Grade Scale

Middle School Literature grade scale: A - 92-100 B - 83-91 C - 74-82 D - 65-73 F - Below 65 

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