Lara Hansen

Ms. Lara Hansen

Lara Hansen

5th Grade
Room: 204

lara.hansen@gilbertschools.net

2016-2017 

Welcome!

This is sure to be a memorable year.  Some areas of study we will be covering this year include: reading a variety of genres and delving in deep to extend and expand our knowledge and comprehension of literature; writing opinions, narratives, and expository essays; working with fractions, decimals, measurement, and geometry; studying explorers and colonists; making parachutes and other scientific projects; and working within a Google Classroom.  

About Me

On a number of occasions I have been asked this question: Why did you decide to become a teacher?  The answers begin accruing in my mind immediately. It’s a rewarding career.  It’s for the kids.  I want to make an impact. The summers! Don’t be mistaken, all of these reasons rightfully answer the question above, but the bottom line is, it’s who I am.  And, it’s what I love to do.

I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Arts degree in Teaching.  And at the time of this penning, I have 17 years of teaching experience under my belt.  I have taught in Arcadia, CA and Tempe, AZ.  This year I have been given the opportunity to teach in the community in which I not only live, but in which I regard as one of the best.

My family and faith take the cake on the joyful meter, but a close behind would be mint brownies, anything gingham, and a clean house!