Robert P. Brabham Middle School

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Introduction

Ms. Mitchell is originally from Sacramento, California. She moved to Austin, TX in high school and attended Westwood High School. After high school, Ms. Mitchell went on to dance as a Rangerette at Kilgore Jr. College, and then completed her education at Texas A&M University. Ms. Mitchell began her teaching career in Lago Vista ISD in Austin; however, she moved to the Willis area a few years ago and is excited to be a part of Willis ISD. This is Ms. Mitchell's 4th year at Brabham. Ms. Mitchell teaches English/Language Arts and is the Brabham Middle School Track and Cross Country coach; she is also in charge of the girls athletics off season program. Ms. Mitchell also serves as the English department head.


Education:
Texas A&M University: Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies 4-8
Kilgore College: Associates Degree

Certification:
English/Language Arts 4-8
General Education 6-12


Classes:
Athletics
8th Grade ELA
8th Grade Pre-AP ELA


Schedule:
1st- Girls Athletics
2nd- Conference
3rd- ELA 
4th- Pre-AP ELA
5th- ELA 
6th- ELA
7th- Pre-AP ELA
 

Recent Posts

Informational Text Connections Rubric

Informational Text Connections project is due on Wednesday 2/15/17. Students will have Friday (2/10), Monday (2/13), and Tuesday (2/14) to work on this project in class. 
 
An outline for the project is available in Google Classroom. The outline explains the expectations for each section of the project. 

Play Analysis

Students read two variations of "The 3 Little Pigs"; they were given time in class to create a plot diagram for each play and answer questions over the plays. If students did not finish, they need to complete this assignment for homework. I am uploading the two plays and the questions. 

Wrapping Up the Nine Weeks!

Just a reminder that this is the last week of the 9 week grading period. All late/missing work needs to be turned in by the end of the week and Current Event Reports (Major Grade) are due tomorrow! 

The Greatest Gift of All

Students, please take a few minutes to complete this survey. The ELA department has been asked to help gather your thoughtful words about your teachers to deliver to them during this holiday season. Please remember to be respectful, encouraging, and kind. 

Persuasive Paper Due Friday

Students have a major grade persuasive paper due this Friday (11/4). Students must complete an outline, and a persuasive paper (over assigned topic). The paper must include 5 persuasive techniques, and 2 fallacies (highlighted and labeled). 

Name
Ms. Jessica Mitchell
Position
8th Grade ELA; English Dept. Head; Track & Cross Country Coach
Email
jmitchell@willisisd.org