Mrs. Laura Wilson

Phone: 517-439-4326

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Laura Wilson

7th Grade English Language Arts
Phone number: 517-439-4326 ext. 1364 
Email Address: laura.wilson@hillsdaleschools.org
"To teach is to touch a life forever." ~Christa McAuliffe

About Mrs. Wilson
 
This is my 17th year of teaching English at Davis Middle School.  I am a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and minors in English and history.  I also received my Master's degree in Literacy Instruction from Michigan State University in 2009.  I currently serve as Board Member of CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness) in Hillsdale County and am a member of Delta Kappa Gamma sorority for educators in the county.  
  
My Daily Schedule:
 
8:00-8:50: AM HIVE 

8:55-9:55: My planning time

9:55-11:00: 2nd hour ELA 7

11:00-11:30: LUNCH

11:30-12:30: 3rd hour ELA 7

12:30-1:20: 4th hour ELA 7

1:20-2:00: Advanced ELA 7

2:00-3:03: PM HIVE 


7-8 District English Language Arts Grading Scale:

Homework: 10%
Coursework: 10%
Essay/Unit Assessments: 40%
Quizzes: 20%
Projects/Presentations: 20%
 
Favorite Quotes About Reading:
 
"The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." ~Dr. Seuss
 
 
"The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts."  ~Rene Descartes
 
 
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."  ~Joseph Addison

 

Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship." ~Kofi Annan