I received a B.S. degree from Mankato State University in 1981. I have a double major in Elementary Education and Reading Disabilities. I also completed graduate courses for endorsements in Special Education. I have taught at Central Lyon since 1986 in special education, science, literature, and English. Helping students achieve . . .
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). . . .