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Welcome parents!. 2014-2015 School Year. Montgomery Junior High School. Cheryl Kolstad 7 th Grade: Language Arts/Reading. Professional Background. Graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Secondary Education Areas of Certification English Social Studies Composite

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Welcome parents!

2014-2015 School Year

Montgomery Junior High School

Cheryl Kolstad

7th Grade: Language Arts/Reading


Professional Background

  • Graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Secondary Education

  • Areas of Certification

    English

    Social Studies Composite

    history, government, economics, geography, psychology and sociology

    ESL

    GIFTED/TALENTED


Professional Experience

  • Began teaching in 1985

  • Subjects taught

    7th grade ELA

    9th grade United States History

    7th grade Texas History

    I’m very proud to be a Bear!


Textbook

  • Literature Texas Treasures

  • Sign up on line to access the L.A. textbook


What will your child be doing this year?


ALSO….

  • Grammar, editing and revision (ongoing)

  • Reading skills, story elements (ongoing)

  • Short stories and Folklore

  • Drama

  • Poetry

  • Spelling and Vocabulary (root words, and words in literature)

  • AR


Units of Study

  • Writing

    Essays/Compositions

    Journals

    Quick Writes


Units of Study continued

  • Grammar and Spelling

    Daily Oral Language (DOL)

    Conventions/Warm ups


Units of Study continued

  • Reading Skills

    Predicting

    Inferencing

    Fact/Opinion

    Main Idea

    Summary

    Character Traits

    Sequencing

    Drawing Conclusions

    Root Words

    Context Clues


Units of Study continued

  • Short Stories

    Study the elements and their function


Units of Study continued

  • Novels

    The Outsiders

    Out of the Dust

    Walk Two Moons

  • Poetry


Units of Study continued

  • Oral Tradition

    Folk Tales

    Fables

    Myths

    Legends


Units of Study continued

  • Accelerated Reader

    12% of overall grade

    Silent Sustained Reading for approximately 30 minutes in their AR book

    Students take tests on the AR books they finish to reach their assigned goal


Special Projects

  • AR Book Study

  • Computer Lab Project

    One project every six weeks


Grading

  • Major Assignments55%

  • Accelerated Reader12%

  • Daily Assignments/Other 33%

  • Total 100%


GRADE BOOK ONLINE

Please sign up for this feature as soon as possible


STUDENT’S TO DO LIST

  • BE ON TIME

  • BE PREPARED

  • FOLLOW DIRECTIONS


Parent Conferences

  • Communication between the student, parent, and teacher is the key to your child’s success.

  • Conference: 9:59-10:44

  • Phone: 936.582.6400

  • Cell Phone: 936.827.2475

  • Email: ckolstad@misd.org


Book Fair

  • Held in Fall at the library

  • Spring/on-line


Thank you

  • Your child’s education can be greatly enhanced by your involvement .

  • I appreciate your involvement tonight, and thank you for coming!

  • Make sure that you have signed in so that I have your contact information


Good Night

GO BEARS


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