• Welcome to 7th Grade Language Arts! 

    Read below for information about me, Mrs. Knipe.  Absent and want to know what you missed?  Check the "What We're Doing" page.  Curious about what we're studying this year?  Please take a look at the "Language Arts Overview" page.  Questions? Email me at knipey@wlwv.k12.or.us

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    About Me

    Hi there!  This is my 8th year at Rosemont Ridge and I teach 7th grade Language Arts .  I attended the University of Oregon (go Ducks!) and worked as a project manager in international business for many years before returning to graduate school at Lewis & Clark College to become an educator.  Since then, I have taught a variety of subjects in middle schools, from Language Arts to Computers. The students of Rosemont are surprising in the best ways and I look forward to learning with them each day.

    First and foremost, I love to read.  I’ve always loved words. For me, getting lost in a book is the ultimate luxury.  Through books, I can experience other lives, learn how other writers write, laugh, cry, get mad, fall in love, think for myself, and evolve as a person.  Not surprisingly, my students will have the opportunity to do the same during our year together.

    In my spare time, I also enjoy traveling and camping with my husband Kyle (also a teacher) and our daughter Wren.  Our family also includes a rambunctious black lab, Fern.

    Please check this site regularly for class specifics and homework.