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I have taught Language Arts to teens for over fifteen years, including essay writing and vocabulary enrichment for gifted and talented students. By ensuring a constant supply of rich subject matter, and by encouraging self-confidence, self-discipline, and independence, I will prepare our 7th graders for the next stage of their education.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

12/15/14 --- 12/19/14




HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!
CLASSES RESUME Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Friday, November 14, 2014

11/10/14---11/14/14

KIDS STAYING IN CLASS NEXT WEEK WILL HAVE OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES (hint: we may get outside and do some gardening and nature hikes!)




Monday, September 29, 2014

9/29/14-10/3/14







Several students were able to make it to the 50th Annual San Francisco Public Library's Big Book Sale this past weekend! One student made the family outing an all-day event by going to Olive Garden for dinner. Families were able to pick up plenty of wonderful, old books for a dollar apiece! Mrs. Minor ended up leaving the sale with 294 books, filling up 2 shopping carts! She scored a class set of excellent quality dictionaries (Merriam-Webster, American Heritage, & Oxford) and books of quotations---and books on typing, birds, animals in general, ancient history, trees, ponds, and frogs. All these works will help with our new emphasis on non-fiction informational reading.