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6th Grade Instructors

Erin Curnow 
(406) 281-6110  
curnowe@billingsschools.org

Michaela Johnson
​(406)281-6113
mayerc@billingsschools.org

7th Grade Instructors

Erin Curnow 
(406) 281-6110  
curnowe@billingsschools.org

Michaela Johnson 
(406) 281-6113  
johnsonmi@billingsschools.org

 

Kristy Life
(406) 281-6111 
l
ifek@billingsschools.org

7th Grade Communication Arts

Communication Arts integrates, in a meaningful and relevant way, the language arts components of reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, speaking, and listening. Students study a variety of literature such as short stories (including literary non-fiction), poetry, and novels. Writing activities include descriptive paragraphs, expository paragraphs, personal narratives and poems. Emphasis is placed on learning and utilizing the six-trait process of writing.

8th Grade Instructors

Tracy Elletson
​(406) 281-6112  
elletsonts@billingsschools.org

Michaela Johnson 
(406) 281-6113  
johnsonmi@billingsschools.org

 

Kristy Life
(406) 281-6111 
lifek@billingsschools.org

8th Grade ​Communication Arts

​ Communication Arts provides an integrated approach to the development of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing. Students study a variety of literature such as short stories (including literary non-fiction), poetry, and novels. Writing activities emphasize expository paragraphs, poetry, and personal narratives. The Six-Trait Model is used as a basis for writing instruction and assessment.