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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, 2 years of English and 9 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 Gitchie Girl Novel Unit in January

We are excited to begin reading "Gitchie Girl" in January. We are also looking forward to visiting with the author and learning about the writing process.

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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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