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
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
T-1 _Silent AR Reading