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Welcome back!  My name is Kenneth Maedgen. This will be my second year as an 8th grade ELA teacher on the La Vega Junior High campus. I am extremely excited to be a part of the La Vega family, in particular the George Dixon Campus. I graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor's Degree of Science with a Business Emphasis. Upon graduating I quickly realized I could make a difference in the teaching profession. I soon enrolled in an alternative education program where I earned my teaching certification. I believe that education is a unique experience for every student who enters a classroom.  In order for students to benefit from what schools have to offer, I think teachers must understand the importance of their job.  Teachers must facilitate learning while continuing to grow academically, personally, and ethically by providing a quality education to every student in the classroom. I'm excited to meet my students and their families.  This will be a great year and I am excited for it to begin! 
 
Conference Time: 1:11-2:01
Please feel free to contact me during this time regarding any questions you may have.
 
Weeks 1-2
We will begin the six weeks exploring different aspects of fiction texts. We will review narrator's point of view and that will lead us into the elements of plot diagram.