Welcome to Mrs. Tillotson’s Reading & Writing Corner!

Use this blog to keep updated on assignments and to access necessary resources.  Remember, becoming a better reader and writer takes practice, so make sure you are getting into a good book and writing for enjoyment!  If you need some options for your next book, check out our middle school reading list!


My contact information:

Michelle Tillotson, michelle.tillotson@ccbobcats.net  719-783-4911 (direct line to classroom- please call between 3 and 4 p.m.)

Photo courtesy of Dena Woods





Colorado State Assessment Practice

The new Colorado state assessments (formally the CSAPs & TCAPs) are now called PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.  Beginning this year, assessments will be taken online.  In order to take a short practice test, go to this webpage: English Language Arts/Literacy Practice Tests

Click on your grade level; then, click on “Standard TestNav Version.”