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Mrs. Allen

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Hello!  I am Sandra Allen, and I teach 8th Grade English/Literature.  I am a South Dakota State Graduate (Go Jackrabbits!), and am happy to now be a Central Lyon Lion! My husband teaches high school science just down the stairs.  We have two sons, Aiden (12), and Jacob (8).   I want to take this chance . . .

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8th Grade Autobiographies

The eighth grade writers recently finished their biggest writing project of the school year in English class, writing their life stories spanning from birth to now. These stories will be available, hanging on student lockers in the . . .

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Totem Poles-Writing/Art Project

After reading the novel Touching Spirit Bear in September, 8th graders completed an art/writing project.  Totem poles were created with spirit animals that reflected individual student's past, present, and future . . .

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10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer

6TRAIT Writing Trait 1: Ideas Trait 2: Organization Trait 3: Voice Trait 4: Word Choice Trait 5: Sentence Fluency Trait 6: Conventions  

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The Central Lyon Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study: Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Industrial Arts Education and Vocation Agriculture Education. It is the policy of the Central Lyon Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to the Superintendent, Central Lyon CSD, 1010 S. Greene St., Rock Rapids, IA 51246, (712) 472-2664, superintendent@centrallyon.org. Please see District Board Policies for additional information on grievance procedures.