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Dionna Smith

ELA and READ 180 Teacher, Thornton Middle School, Texas

Dionna Smith hails from Chicago, Illinois. She spent 22 years in the United States Air Force and traveled the world. Currently, she teaches at Thornton Middle School in Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

She loves reading, and her goal is to tap into that same love with every child who walks into her classroom. In the words of Dr. Seuss: "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."

 
Literacy@ Work Howto Writea Poem 1

Use this downloadable lesson plan by Poet Glenis Redmond in your classroom, and you can discover a lot of surprising and touching information about your students and their lives.

Charmion Mohning
Secondary Reading Coordinator, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Dionna Smith
ELA and READ 180 Teacher, Thornton Middle School, Texas

Sandra Windham
READ 180 Teacher, Cypress Creek High School, Texas