Mrs. Tara Tucker
Mrs. Tara Tucker

Phone: 828-396-2341

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

National Board Certified Masters School Administration BS in Political Science

Mrs. Tara Tucker

Tara Tucker is returning this year to Granite Falls Middle School after moving to Pennsylvania where she continued to teach in the middle grades.  Throughout her 16 years in education, Mrs. Tucker has taught Language Arts and Social Studies in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.  She obtained her National Board Certification in 2010 as well as a Masters in School Administration in 2014. Mrs. Tucker has also worked as an Instructional Facilitator for Caldwell County Middle Grades.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and their pets, which includes a dog, two hamsters, a gecko, and a ball python.  

 

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." -- Plutarch

  • Weekly Agenda for Mar 18-22

    Social Studies

    Monday: No Lesson Today due to STAR Reading  testing

    Tuesday: Ancient Rome Vocabulary

    Wednesday: Geography Notes and Map drawing of Ancient Rome

    Thursday: Ancient Rome comparing and contrasting types of governments

    Friday:  Ancient Rome Social Structure Graphic Organizer Notes

    Language Arts (EVERY DAY HOMEWORK:  Finish what was not completed in class and Read 25 minutes of AR book!!!)

    Monday:Close Reading Poetry...  Homework Close Read Poem 6 and 7 using strategy notes

    Tuesday: Close Reading of Poem The Song of Wandering Aengus in class and Close read Moonrise for homework

    Wednesday: Comparing and Contrasting two poems with similar themes with a Venn Diagram.  

    Thursday: Planning a Literary Analysis writing of the two poems read Wed.   

    Friday: Edit and write the final draft of Literary Analysis

     

    4th Grading Period ELA Assignments and Notes

    4th Grading Period Social Studies Assignments and Notes

     

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  • Daily Schedule

    Homeroom

    7:50-8:05

    T-1

    8:05-9:05

    O.E./Planning

    9:09-10:43

    T-1

    10:47-11:35

    Lunch

    11:35-12:00

    T-1 _Silent AR Reading

    12:05-12:25

    T-2

    12:30-2:30

    Demon Den

    2:35-3:05