Mrs. Laura Wilson

Phone: 517-439-4326

Email:

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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 16th 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:
 
8:10-9:03: 1st Hour-Advanced English 7
9:06-9:57: 2nd Hour- English 7
10:00-10:52: 3rd Hour-English 7
10:55-11:46: 4th Hour-English 7
11:46-12:16: Lunch
12:19-1:10: 5th Hour- English 7
1:10-2:05: 6th Hour- My planning time/conference hour                                                                                                                                                                                            2:08-3:00: 7th Hour-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