Ms. Hansen
Hansen advisory Fall 2017
What a good looking bunch of 8th graders! Advisory Fall 2017

8th grade English and Language Arts       


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“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
- Atticus Finch” 


― Harper LeeTo Kill a Mockingbird


  • Students should come prepared with an independent book of their choice to read EVERY DAY.
  • Q4 Reading Log - group project and reading log due June 4
  • Spark Words 


 Monday  April 23,  2018:

Tuesday April 24,  2018: 

Wednesday April 25,  2018:

 Thursday April 26,  2018 

  • Whole class reads ch. 16

Friday April 20, 2018


Next Week:

MCA Math test on Monday April 31

MCA Reading test on Tuesday May 1

We will continue our To Kill a Mockingbird Unit

Vocabulary (Spark words)


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 25 year-old son named Ethan, and a 22 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.