•          The Power of Words   

    Welcome to 7th grade Language Arts!  Our focus this school year will be learning and developing our skills as critical thinkers, readers, writers, speakers, & listeners.  The development and mastery of these literary skills is important not only to achieving success in the LA classroom; it is a critical component of achieving success in other school subjects, building strong relationships, and attaining a flourishing career as an adult.  I am looking forward to a fantastic school year with you!  We will read (a lot), write (a lot), & collaborate (a lot) during our time together.  As a result, you will gain a deeper appreciation for the power of words. 
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    I can be reached at heatons@wlwv.k12.or.us
    Office Hours: 7th grade lunch on request
                      W 8:30-9 am