Mrs. Pearson: Team 6-3 English/Reading

Hello students and parents!  I have been teaching sixth grade English and reading at Horizon Middle School since 1997.  I think sixth graders are AWESOME and AMAZING!  My passion is helping students explore themselves and the world through reading and writing.  

Bachelor of Arts in Education 1996

  • Elementary Education K-6
  • Middle Level Education 4-9 (English/Social Science)

Master of Science in Education  2001

  • Middle Level Education

Master of Arts in Education  2015

  • Curriculum and Instruction (Instructional Effectiveness)
Course Descriptions: 

6th Grade English:  In sixth grade, students will demonstrate mastery in communicating effectively when writing, speaking, and listening. The course will teach several types of writing using the writing process and the Write Traits model. Parts of speech, punctuation, and capitalization will also be reinforced during the course.

6th Grade Reading: Students will apply a variety of vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension strategies empowering them to become independent, strategic readers. This literature-based class promotes the development of reading skills through the use of a balanced literacy approach. Emphasis is given to story elements, vocabulary development, and comprehension strategies. Students will be placed in classes according to their reading level.


Period 1:  Homeroom
Period 2:  English
Period 3:  Team 6-3 Planning Time
Period 4:  English
Period 5:  Personal Planning Period
Period 6:  Lunch
Period 7:  English
Period 8:  Reading
Period 9:  English
Period 10:  Explore 
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