Knox County Middle

Students at Knox County Middle School in Mrs. Angie Payne’s eighth grade are completing a novel study for the book A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck. Students were looking at the time period of The Great Depression during a Gallery Walk, exploring old newspapers to read the story of FDR’s death, looking at toys from the 1930’s, and making connections.

Seventh graders in Mrs. Shelley Lawson’s class using a KAGAN structure called Quiz-Quiz-Trade to review for a quiz. In addition to books, Project LINK and KEDC have provided Chromebooks for our classrooms and trainings such as KAGAN to help better engage students.