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                        Welcome to Mr. Bailey's website                  

                                                                                                                 


On this site you will find many resources used in the Maplewood High School seventh grade Reading curriculum and eighth grade Communications curriculum. In addition, there some great websites linked here to help students with their homework.

 

Why is Reading so important?
 

  • At first, we learn to read. Then, we read to learn.
  • Reading is the key to all learning.
  • Students who are good readers generally are successful in school.
  • Students who are confident about reading have a positive attitude toward learning.
  • Students who read and share what they have read with their families and friends develop a love of reading that lasts a lifetime.

 

Before you leave this page, please take time to read the text below:
 

The remarkable human mind…

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Here is another paragraph that is a little more challenging...

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