Mr. Leal's Classroom

  • Welcome to Mr. Leal's class! 
    I welcome you to an adventure in reading and writing!
     
    Email: jleal@goaj.org
     
    Telephone: 480-982-1110 ext. 5488
     
    Prep Period: 3rd Hour 09:15-10:21 A.M.
     
    This year students will need to have access to Google Classroom for their assignments, notes, and homework. Feel free to check the calendar for due dates and upcoming events!
     
     

    Here is a little about myself. 

    I teach 8th grade Language Arts and have taught Middle School for 10 years; currently in my 11th school year. I spent many years in school to pursue learning opportunities both in education and outside of it. I have a Master of Education in Secondary Education, and a Bachelor of Arts in History.  

    I have an affinity for all things creative. I spend many creative hours drawing, writing and reading all sorts using a variety of mediums that allows me to share my talents with others. 

    I enjoy reading most genres but seem to read fantasy, sci-fi and historical fiction more. Some of my favorite novels are Ender's Game, Here, There Be Dragons, and Dragon and the Thief. 

    Since I was younger, I have always enjoyed comics. I read a variety of series from many different publishers; in particularly, Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, and X-Men. 

    I look forward to the 2017-18 school year! 

     

     

     

     

     

    "Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself." -Samuel Butler
     

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