Welcome to Language Arts!

  • Dear Students and Parents,

    Welcome to the Montford Middle School Language Arts program! I am very excited to be teaching your child. I know it will be a positive and productive year. Please feel free to contact me at tekelp@leonschools.net if you have any questions.


  • Upcoming Novel Studies:

    These are two of my personal favorites, and I cannot wait to begin reading these books with my students!
    In 6th grade we will be reading "Flush" by Carl Hiaasen.
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    In 7th grade we will be reading "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton.  
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Class Information

  • Classroom Expectations:
    Students are expected to be considerate of their classmates and to follow all school rules, including dress code. Each member of the class should contribute to a positive learning environment. Parents will be notified of inappropriate behaviors by email or phone.
    My five classroom rules are:

    1.       Be prompt

    2.       Be prepared

    3.       Be Polite

    4.       Be Productive

    5.       Be Positive

     It's ok to not know, but it's not okay to not try. I try... printable: