In the event of an e-Learning day on the day of your Reading Essentials course, please follow these directions: 

* Read for 15-20 minutes from your Independent reading book.  If you do not have your book, you can read an article from Scholastic Action Magazine online, or a newspaper.

* Choose ONE of the following prompts to write about on a google doc or looseleaf sheet of paper.  You only need to to write one paragraph per prompt. 

Remember, you should complete one option per e-learning day.  Therefore, if there are three e-Learning days, you will read for 15-20 minutes each day and write about a different prompt per day, totaling three paragrpahs.  Please do not repeat the same prompt more than once.

Please record the name of the book or article along with the date at the top of your paper. Here are your choices:

Prompt 1-  Simple Retell-  In a parapgraph, summarize a chapter or section.

Prompt 2-  Personal Experience-  Write a paragraph about a connections of something from the book your own personal life.

Prompts 3-  Judge-  Critique a person's action or attititude in a paragraph.

Prompt 4-  What Would I Do?  Explain in a paragraph what would you have done in the same siutation as the character.

Prompt 5-  Exciting Moment-  Describe in a paragraph a suspenseful moment and explain why it was exciting.

Prompt 6-  Letter-  Write a letter to a character in the story as if he or she could write back.

Our Mission

The mission of Mahtomedi Middle School, an authentically connected community of Zephyrs dedicated to the fearless pursuit of personal growth is to ensure all students possess the academic, social, and emotional foundation for individual success while exploring passions and enhancing their joy of learning, through a vital system distinguished by:

  • A culture that fosters trusting relationships and belonging
  • An inclusive community that embraces and celebrates each individual
  • Exceptional learning experiences and diverse opportunities that inspire and challenge students inside and outside of the classroom
  • A culture that encourages curiosity and risk-taking and recognizes failure as a part of the learning process
  • A dynamic learning environment that is flexible and responsive
Mahtomedi Middle School ISD #832
8100 75th Street North, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Phone: 651.407.2200
Fax: 651.407.2225
Our School
Mahtomedi Middle School provides programming to allow each student to find success academically, socially, and emotionally. Our curriculum provides students exploratory opportunities in a variety of curricular areas that provide career and college ready experiences: engineering, art, music, health, family and consumer science, phy-ed, and Spanish. Our experienced staff is focused on the social and emotional development of the early adolescent and provides small advisory groups and individual success coaching. Academic offerings include accelerated and honors courses in math, science, and language arts as well as support classes for those students who need extra attention in skill-building and time management. In addition to academic coursework, our students also have opportunities to engage and explore through our co-curricular offerings. Individual student attention is the strength of Mahtomedi Middle School.