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