Linda Ferrell

Phone: 512-943-5000 ext. 6478

Email:

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

Linda Ferrell

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 512-271-4080
    I 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 each
     
    Reading: recognize distinguishing characteristics of genres, comprehension, theme, interpretation of figurative language and other literary devices
     
    Vocabulary Development: structural analysis of words (Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes), vocabulary from class readings, tone vocabulary, and connotative and denotative word meanings
     
    Grammar: 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 media
     
    Research: generate specific questions, look for information in reliable sources, organize relevant information, and properly document information using the Modern Language Association's format 

    Schedule

    1st period - 6th grade ELAR
    2nd period - Language Arts team planning      
    3rd period - Advisory
    4th period - 6th grade lunch
    5th period - 6th grade ELAR
    6th period - 6th grade ELAR
    7th period - Conference
    8th period - 6th grade ELAR
    9th period - 6th grade ELAR