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Subjects Taught
6th Grade Reading


University of Montevallo



10 years in Birmingham City Schools

20 years in St. Clair County Schools


My name is Amy Youngblood Johnson, and this is my 30th year of teaching!! I taught 2nd and 3rd grades in Birmingham City Schools from 1989-1999.  I began teaching Reading at OMS in 1999, and I have never wanted to leave!! I am a 6th grade English Language Arts teacher and the coordinator of the School Wide Spelling Bee.

  I have one beautiful daughter who makes me so proud. She is the light of my life!!  As of last summer, I have a son-in-law! Love them both SO MUCH! Our favorite things to do are cook out and hang out around my pool with each other and good friends!

My passions are Christ,  being a mom to my wonderful daughter, teaching, singing, and PLEXUS!!  I am currently a Gold Ambassador with Plexus Worldwide!!

My favorite things are coffee mugs, Starbucks, gift cards, candles or wax melts, fun socks and stationery!

I enjoy the beach, the mountains, staying home by my pool or by the fireplace with loved ones, cooking, grilling out, singing, reading and spending girl time with my daughter!!! I love Starbucks, Plexus and the Crimson Tide!! ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!

Please contact me by email as it is the quickest way for me to respond. Please take a moment to fill our 6th Grade Contact Form!


6th Grade Parent Contact Form

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Lesson Plans February 11-15, 2019

Feb. 11th- Parent Conference Day

Feb. 15th- Student/Faculty Basketball Game


Blocks 1,2, and 3

Bellringer - 10 mins

Cursive Writing - 5 mins

Sacred Reading - 20 mins

Sacred Writing - 15 mins

Beautiful Words - 5 mins

Read Aloud/Plot Structure - 15 mins

Daily Grammar Practice (DGP)  - 15 mins

Reading Workshop Skill  - ROOTS, PREFIXES, SUFFIXES - 15 mins/5 Paragraph Essays

Daily 5: Membean (Vocabulary) - 15 mins


             Lit. Circles

             Book Talk/Commercials

             Independent/Partner Work: Reading or Writing/Revising


Mondays: Library Day


Mondays: Identify each word as noun (common, proper, possessive), pronoun (type, case, person), verb (helping, linking, action, tense), adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction (coordinating, subordinating, correlative), or interjection.

Tuesdays: Identify sentence parts including subject (complete and simple), complete predicate, verb (transitive or intransitive), direct object, indirect object, predicate nominative, predicate adjective, appositive appositive phrase, and prepositional phrase (adjective or adverb).

Wednesdays: Identify each clause as independent or dependent; identify the sentence type as simple, compound, or complex; and  identify the sentence purpose as declarative, imperative, interrogative, or exclamatory.

Thursdays: Write out this week's sentence and add capitalization and punctuation including end punctuation, commas, semicolons, apostrophes, underlining, and quotation marks.

Fridays: Fill in the diagram structure using this week's sentence.




Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and
spelling when writing. (AL.38) (L.6.2)


Determine theme or central idea of a text (AL 2) (RL.6.2)


Analyze how pieces of a text fit into a structure (AL 4, 5) (RL.6.4, 6.5)


Integrate information presented in different formats to understand a topic (AL 17) (RI.6.7)


Write informative/explanatory texts to convey ideas of relevant content (AL 22) (W.6.2)


Introduce topic using specific strategies (AL 22) (W.6.2b)


Use precise language to inform about or explain the topic (AL 22) (W.6.2d)


Produce clear and coherent writing (AL 24) (W.6.4)


Write routinely over short and extended time frames (AL 30) (W.6.10)


Engage effectively in collaborative discussions (AL 31) (SL.6.1)


Probe and reflect on ideas (AL 31a) (SL.6.1a)


Pose and respond to questions with detail (AL 31c) (SL.6.1c)


Acquire and use grade-appropriate vocabulary (AL 42) (L.6.6)