Amy Turnbaugh



Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education - Barton College M.Ed. Elementary Education - East Carolina University Principal's License - UNC Wilmington

Amy Turnbaugh

I am so excited to be teaching Fifth Grade English Language Arts at Selma Middle School this year. This will be my 26th year in education and everyday is still a new adventure. 

  • 7:55-8:00        Homeroom

    8:03-9:13        Block 1

    9:13-9:38        Enrichment

    9:40-10:50      Electives

    10:53-12:53    Block 2 with lunch from 11:20-11:45

    12:53-2:00      Block 3

    2:03-3:20        Block 4

  • Week of 9.10.18

    Monday: Media Monday

    Tuesday-Thursday: We are starting our first long-term unit "Cultures in Conflict". This unit will have an anchor text of Thunder Rolling in the Mountains by Scott O'Dell and will cover many different standards. This week we will explore culture, read "The Lewis and Clark Expedition" and establish main idea and details in order to write a summary.

    Friday: Station Rotations - Students will move to stations that challenge or support them in their ELA skills.

    Week of 9.4.18 (All Blocks)

    Monday: Labor Day (Thank you to our Military for their service!)

    Tuesday: Each block will be developing a Social Contract to be agreed upon and signed by all students.

    Wednesday-Friday: An analysis of Thank You, Mr. Falkner and understanding how reading helps us build knowledge.

    Week of 8.25.18

    Each day has consisted of a read aloud with activities related to building relationships and demonstrating perseverance. Students have created scenarios, bookmarks, and "magnificent things"!



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    Johnston County Public Schools will begin graduation season with two ceremonies on Friday, May 15, followed by eight traditional high school ceremonies on Friday, May 29.

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    Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...

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    Free and Reduced meal applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online. A new application must be completed each school year...

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