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Parents and Students,
My name is Kelly Kramm(Phipps), and I will be your child's social studies, reading, writing, and all things language arts teacher this year. I started the year as Kelly Phipps but got married on November 2 and am now Kelly Kramm :). I completed my undergraduate studies at Florida State University, where I earned a Bachelor's Degree in English and Editing, Writing and Media. This is my first year at Fort Braden and my first year teaching fifth grade.
I am a diehard Florida State fan, love sports and enjoy spending time with my family and friends. In my free time you can find me at the beach, at sporting events or traveling near and far.
My goal for the school year is to promote reading and literacy through a variety of genres, media, and discussion in an effort to see growth over the course of the year. We will also be spending more time utilizing close reading skills with nonfiction, realistic fiction and fantasy texts. Students are encouraged to read whatever might be around them and to read often.
My expectation is to have a great year and prepare my students for the challenges of middle school :)