Our names are Tammy and Shannon. We are two middle school language arts teachers in South Carolina. Tammy has been teaching for twenty-three years. She has taught first grade, fourth grade, special education, eighth grade social studies, and seventh grade language arts. Shannon has been teaching for eighteen years and has taught both seventh and eighth grade language arts and English I. We currently teach seventh grade language arts and work together to plan for our students. We continually develop resources for our own classrooms.
We believe that all students need to be engaged when learning and that learning should be fun! We tackle Common Core standards head on and are always looking for a fresh approach to teach ELA in the middle!
Teacher of the Year; National Board Certification; Recipients of Multiple Grants
Tammy earned her MEd in education, and Shannon earned her MAT in English. We have both earned national board certification.
We love teaching ELA and creating fun, standards-based materials to use in our classrooms.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Other (Music), ELA Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, The New Year, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, End of Year, Close Reading