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Tara O Hea - Seventh and Eighth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to my teacher page! I am so happy to be working with your children this school year. Together, we will work towards your children's goals and prepare them for success at HCMS and beyond.

If you would like to reach me, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me at tohea@fsd157c.org.

For the 2018-2019 school year, I am co-teaching seventh grade Social Studies with Mrs. Gatsios, co-teaching seventh grade Science with Mr. Finan, as well as teaching an eighth grade specialized instruction ELA class. I enjoy working with my wonderful students.

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Beginning the week of August 27th students in my class will participate in benchmark screenings provided by Fast Bridge Learning. Fast Bridge is District 157-Cís universal screening instrument. This assessment will be administered in the fall, winter and spring to help teachers determine which students are likely to meet the end of the year learning goals, which students may require intervention and help to determine advanced and honors placements for the following school year. This computer based assessment measures performance in reading and math. Individual fall results will be sent home at the beginning of October after all students have been tested. I look forward to working with your child this school year.

Sincerely,

Tara O'Hea

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Dear Students,

I believe in you.
I am here for you.
I expect great things.
I love your uniqueness.
I will NEVER give up on you.
You are listened to.
Your opinion matters.
You are important.
You're a winner.
You will succeed.
We'll have a wonderful year together.

Love,

Mrs. O'Hea
 
 

This week in class

Monday
**This page reflects activities in my 8th grade ELA class. For information regarding my 7th grade co-taught Social Studies and Science classes, please see Mrs. Gatsios and Mr. Finan's teacher webpages. Thank you.

We are stating our compare/contrast essays and we are also learning a new strategy to determine central idea.

Tuesday
We continues to work on our essay and use our new strategy.

Wednesday
We will review our weekly word stems, and complete comprehension activities today. We will continue writing our essay today.

HW:Newsela


Thursday
We will continue analyzing "The Lottery" today, as well as continue working on our literary essays.

HW: Newsela corrections if applicable


Friday
We will take a quiz on "The Lottery" today.
We will take our stem quiz
We will continue writing our essays.

HW: Read your choice book for 20 minutes daily.

 
 

Downloads List

Education Foundation Casino Night Information (March 8, 2019) [11/5/2018]
Letter to Parents Regarding Reading Comprehension Strategies Taught in Class [9/4/2017]
Meet Mrs. O'Hea [8/16/2018]
Signposts Power Point [9/4/2017]
Study this for the Constitution Test [2/5/2019]

 
 

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