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Grant Middle School

1800 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Among the Imposters

8th grade students just finished "Among the Hidden", and are completing a book project on the novel. We will begin the second book in the series, "Among the Imposters," on Thursday. Students will be completing reading comprehension questions, vocabulary, and writing assignments on the novel.

Class Materials

Make sure you bring all your materials to class each day. You need pencil, paper, textbook, and a book to read.

Welcome Back to School

I am so excited to have everyone back, and to meet all the new students. Testing is finished so all students will begin services tomorrow.

Semester Finals

The 1st semester ends on January 15th. Make sure you get your rest and be ready to take your finals. Good Luck!!!


Make sure to get your rest. We will being testing on January 12th. You will be tested on reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Good Luck!!


We will start reading logs on Tuesday, September 2nd. You will be required to read for 20 minutes each night, and your parents will be required to sign the log. Please see me if you have any questions. This will count for 25 percent of your grade.


Congratulations to all of the ESL students that tested out of ESL!!! You guys did a wonderful job on the Access Test!!!


You need to be reading each night in English for at least 20 minutes. We will be keeping a reading long with parent signature required.

Welcome to ELL!!!

Welcome to ELL for 2016-2017. I am excited to have my returning students, and I am very excited to meet my new students. I look forward to a fantastic year together. Remember to READ, READ, READ!!

2017 ESL Picnic

Photos May 17 Annual ESL Family Picnic

ACCESS Testing

News Jan 30 Access testing for the 2016-2017 school year is complete. Students will have their scores back in May. All the students did a wonderful job!

ESL Learning

Photos Nov 18 Students learning English.

Box Tops

News Nov 18 We are having a Box Top competition. Each 1st hour class that brings in 75 Box Tops gets to wear jeans, joggers, or sweatpants at the end of November. Keep those Box Tops coming!!! We appreciate your support. Each Box Top earns the school .10 cents.

ESL Question of the week!

Blog Aug 30 What's the most important thing I should know about the ESL students I teach? Who they are! It is essential to know...


News May 16 We will be taking a reading fluency test on Friday. Keep practicing reading aloud. I know you will do great. You are able to choose the book you want to use for the fluency test. Good Luck!

ESL Links

News Feb 5 www.bogglesworldesl.com

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