English

6th Grade Instructors

Jessica Heier
(406) 281-6131
heierj@billingsschools.org

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

Christy Mayer
​(406)281-6136
mayerc@billingsschools.org


 

7th Grade Instructor

Kristy Lensing 
(406) 281-6111
lensingk@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

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


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