Phone: 512-943-5000 ext. 6478
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Learning and Development Certifications: Elementary Self-Contained Gr. 1-8 Elementary Self-Contained English Gr. 1-8 English as a Second Language Supp. Gr. 1-8 Gifted and Talented Training
Hello!! My name is Linda Ferrell. This is my third year at Tippit Middle School. This is my sixth year of teaching. I am so excited to be at Tippit. I attended the University of Texas in Austin and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Learning and Development. I have lived in Georgetown for 38 years.
Please join my REMIND text messaging group at:Text message @ferr6th to 512-271-4080I will send messages about upcoming projects/tests etc.Objectives for Language Arts/Writing:Writing: to inform, to narrate, to persuade, to express and poetry: revision steps for eachReading: recognize distinguishing characteristics of genres, comprehension, theme, interpretation of figurative language and other literary devicesVocabulary Development: structural analysis of words (Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes), vocabulary from class readings, tone vocabulary, and connotative and denotative word meaningsGrammar: capitalization, punctuation, parts of speech, subject/ verb agreement, pronoun referents, etc. (skills will be taught through mini-lessons and in the context of students' own writing)Persuasion Techniques: in advertising, speeches, and other forms of mediaResearch: generate specific questions, look for information in reliable sources, organize relevant information, and properly document information using the Modern Language Association's format
Schedule1st period - 6th grade ELAR