Phone: 469-752-2357


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Texas Dallas

Mrs. Paula Walls

Mrs. Walls grew up in Plano and attended 1st -12th grade in PISD.  (Shepard, Wilson, Vines, Plano Senior High)  She is beginning her 14th year at Mathews where she taught fourth grade for 4 years before moving to 3rd. She began teaching in 1990 at Shepard Elementary where she taught for 6 years.  She was awarded Plano ISD Beginning Teacher of the Year in 1991.  After a twelve year hiatus as a stay-at-home mom, she returned to the classroom when her youngest started kindergarten.  Her husband is also a teacher in Plano ISD.  They have 3 children - Sam teaches 10th grade World History and coaches baseball at Vines, Emma is a grad student studying Speech Pathology, and Claire, who will be a freshman at the University of Nebraska. She loves teaching reading and makes it her personal goal to help each of her students discover the joy of reading.  In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

  • (Reading, Writing, Grammar, Phonics)
    8:00-8:45 – Synchronous Whole Group through Google Meet
    Reading Comprehension, vocabulary, Writing Strategies, Grammar Rules and Read Aloud
    8:45-9:35 – Specials
    9:35-11:00 – ELAR Stations Work
    Asynchronous stations and Small Group Google Meets
    ● Read to self - book from home, EPIC, storyworks, Tumblebooks, etc
    ● Word work - individual phonics/word families practice
    ● Writing - prompt for the week- will change as needed
    ● Grammar - individual practice on skill of the week
    ● Technology - Freckle ELA, iRead
    *small group Google Meet while students are doing asynchronous station work
    Fast Finishers Choice Board: Typing Club, ABCya, EPIC
    11:00-11:50 – Lunch and Recess
    11:50-1:45 – Math
    11:50-12:45 – Synchronous/Whole Group
    Introduction to daily lesson through Google Meet
    Math Station Time and Small Group Google Meets
    ● Google Meet small group with teacher
    ● game/worksheet
    ● Technology - Dreambox, Splash Math, Freckle Math, Khan Academy
    1:45-2:45 - Science and Social Studies
    Synchronous as needed