Professional BiographyLaura Freeman
Reading Specialist, EL Teacher,
PVHS Equity Lead
The 2021-2022 school year marks Ms. Freeman's fifteenth year of teaching, and her eighth at PVHS. Students and staff may know her as Ms. Gray! She taught English for six yeas near her hometown in Pennsylvania before moving to Virginia in 2013 to teach at Park View.Ms. Gray is proud to be a Patriot! At PVHS, Ms. Freeman is part of the reading team, and supports students with System 44, Read 180, and LLI interventions. She specializes in teaching reading to English Learners.Ms. Freeman loves to hear from her students and their families! Whenever she isn't teaching a class, she is usually tutoring students or working with colleagues to plan lessons focused on literacy.Her favorite book is Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (her favorite author).Ms.Freeman is a cosponsor of Park View Gender-Sexuality AllianceA Day ScheduleBlock 1: 21st Century Literacy IIIBlock 2: 21st Century Literacy IIIBlock 3: Planning/LunchBlock 4: 21st Century Literacy III
B Day Schedule
Block 5: 21st Century Literacy IIIBlock 6: 21st Century Literacy IIIBlock 7: Planning/LunchBlock 8: Planning/Tutoring
Degrees & Certifications:2006 - English 9-12, BS.ed Clarion University of Pennsylvania
2012 - Reading Specialist K-12, M.ed Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
2017 - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Graduate Certification, The George Washington University
Course Information Current Grades Current Homework Assignments Please log into ParentVue
Students should read for 20 minutes a day outside of class.
System 44 students are encouraged to practice for a maximum of 20 minutes a day on days when they are not in class.
Official homework assignments will be posted in Schoology
Course Materials and Handouts Upcoming AssessmentsWhat is System 44?System 44 is a research-based Reading Intervention Program for struggling readers that provides intensive intervention and a supportive learning environment for striving readers.August 26-September 10: Scholastic Reading Inventory (school-wide)The SRI is administered to every student at PVHS. This tells us what students can read independently by producing a Lexile score for each student.August 30- September 2: Phonics InventoryThe PI is administered to all current EL students, as well as students who score below 500 on the Reading Inventory on a case-by-case basis. This score tells us about a student's decoding and phonics understanding. Course Syllabi Course Nine Week Plans Extra Curricular Positions Gender-Sexuality Alliance, Sponsor Remind Code @pvh-gsa Contact Information Address:
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