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Field Trip Permission Slip  

I will be adding the permission form for our upcoming field trip in the file manager section of my website. I will also be passing these out on Monday. Thanks!

-Ms. Long

Core Text  

We will be starting our core text, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, starting on September 10th. We will do a combination of reading out loud and silent reading during independent reading time. I know some students read quicker than others....that being said, please purchase your own copy if you know you might fall behind schedule! I only have enough books for a class set. Thank you!


Please sign up for Remind ASAP! I send out important information this way, and it is also a way for you to contact me with any questions. Thanks!


Here is the link...


Or send @long109 to 81010


Thank you!


-Ms. Long

Welcome! ***2018-2019***  

Hello all! 

I am excited to begin the 2018-2019 school year!  The book supply list is on the homepage of Southaven Middle School, but here are some of the books we will read and analyze in



The Giver by Lois Lowry  1st NINE WEEKS

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

The Book Thief by Marcus Zuzak

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Nothing But the Truth by Avi

Autobiography/Biography/Memoir of Student's choosing (150+ pages)


You will not need to buy these books at this time. I have a class set of most of them, but you may want to purchase (when the time comes) just in case you think your child needs extra time to read. I will keep you updated on that as well!


Also, we do choice reading in class EVERYDAY! It is imperative that your child brings a book to class. Many of the standards taught will come from classroom texts and independent reading.


Feel free to email me with any questions. Thank you and have a wonderful rest of the summer!


Davina Long