Mrs. Blackburn - Reading/Language Arts


Third Quarter

Book Club - Jan - Feb multiple genres chosen

Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonninblick

Writing and Reading workshop

Literary Analysis

Fourth Quarter


Writing and Reading workshop

Argument writing

September 12th Article of the Week

-Flying Cockroaches

Flying Cockroaches - AoW.doc

September 19th Article of the Week - Kansas

Kansas AoW.doc

September 26th Article of the Week

and video link!

Tornado Facts - AoW.doc

Tornadoes Fast Facts



Assignment Book!
Students need to fill out their assignment books daily. They needs to be brought to each and every class. 

Contact Me

Oak Prairie School
1-815-836-2724 ext. 140

I am free each day from 9:30 - 10:00am and from 11:45 - 12:15pm.

I am always available by email


Upcoming Events


We will be finishing up our Influential Person unit. Students will be writing a news article on their person after research and citing resources. 

Grading Scale

A  95-100

A- 92-94

B+ 89-91

B  86-88

B- 83-85

C+ 80-82
C  77-79

C- 74-76

D+ 71-73

D  68-70

D- 65-67

F  64 and below