Language Arts

JMS English/Language Arts Department


Teachers

6th - Stephanie Upton, supton@jsd117.org 6th - Sarah Rhea, [email protected]

7th - Jennifer Davis, [email protected] 7th- aLanna Baggett, [email protected]

8th - Jill Alexander, [email protected] 8th - Devante White, [email protected]

6th Special Education - Kristen Rucks, [email protected]

7th Special Education - Hannah Mahoney, [email protected]

8th Special Education - Misty Eisfelder, meisfelder@jsd117.org


EL - Amanda DeBord [email protected]

Title - Valisha Zimmer, [email protected]
Rachel Weber, [email protected]

6th Grade Topics Covered

Courage and Perseverance

Childhood

Animal Allies

Modern Technology

Imagination

Exploration


7th Grade Topics Covered

Generations

Turning Points

Space

Facing Adversity

Motive


8th Grade Topics Covered

Diversity

Identity

Human Intelligence

Kaleidoscopic Relationships

Survival


JMS Novel List

*Read as whole class units.  Other titles are read independently according to student reading level/interest.


6th Grade 

Touching Spirit Bear

Flipped

Hatchet

Brian's Winter

Lily's Crossing

Number the Stars

 

 

7th Grade

Fairweather

Out of the Dust

The Outsiders



8th Grade

Seedfolks

Bronx Masquerade

No Promises in the Wind

The Diary of Anne Frank (Drama)

Nothing But the Truth


Resource Links

www.schoology.com www.worldbookonline.com www.classroom.google.com

www.pearsonrealize.com

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