Ms. Hansen

English and Language Arts

Contact information: 

  • Q4 Reading Log - new                                
  • Students will "Drop Everything and Read" (DEAR) every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - come prepared with a book.
  •  Q3 Reading Log - 3rd project due on Friday March 24.. - past due
  • Students will journal every Tuesday and Thursday - come prepared with your journals 

Bring 7th grade A. Frank book every day, Bring 8th grade To Kill a Mockingbird book every day

7th grade Anne Frank Permission Slip- Please return by March 27

 Monday  March 27, 2017:  

Tuesday March 28,  2017 

Wednesday March 29,  2017:

  • 8th grade continues creative writing project - due tomorrow
  • 7th grade continues reading Anne frank

 Thursday March 30,  2017

Friday March 31,  2017

  • No Students!  End of Quarter Three! Have a relaxing Spring Break :)


We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

~Anne Frank



About Me:

Hi, my name is Deborah Hansen, and I love teaching middle school Language Arts.  I earned my MS in Urban Teaching from Metropolitan State University and my Reading licensure and Journalism degree from The University of Minnesota.  I have two children, a 24 year-old son named Ethan, and a 21 year-old daughter named Elena, both graduates of Lake Harriet Community School.  My husband, Eric, and I have lived in the Linden Hills neighborhood for over 30 years.  



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TeenLitcon 2016

Some students spent a Saturday afternoon with me at the Twin Cities TeenLitCon (Literature Conference) 

Expectations for students requiring adaptations

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