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Teacher Renee Grady - Sixth Grade  (Send e-mail)

Team 6B -
Renee' Grady (ELA)
Jackie Brendlinger (Math)
John Ferraro ( Science)
Karissa Fletcher (ELA)
Carolyn LeGrande (Math)
Pam Swierczewski (Social Studies)

My Schedule:
Ist Hour- ELA Block 1-2
2nd Hour- ELA Block 1-2
3rd Hour- PLC
4th Hour- PLC
5th Hour- Lunch
6th Hour- ELA Block 6-7
7th Hour -ELA Block 6-7
8th Hour- ELA Block 8-9
9th Hour- ELA Block 8-9

Drama Club Coach
National Junior Honor Society Adviser
Letters to Santa Coordinator

Together Everyone Achieves More!

FSP & Parents - Thank you so VERY MUCH for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special. The treats and lunch were amazing! What a special school and community Frankfort has! So blessed!
 
 

This week in class

Monday
Monday May 22, 2017
After school work session available

ELA:
In class: worked on character trait charts & evidence
small group collaboration: author's purpose & themes for Google slide project

Word Wall due tomorrow
We will work on mini-research in class & timeline

Tuesday
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
After school work session available

EQ: "What if your world changed in a day?"

Word Wall due

ELA :
In class: Time given for Mini-research of topic chosen to explore from Surviving Hitler.
2 sources - minimum (include links on slide)
Do not plagiarize - retell
mini-research slide will be submitted at the beginning of class on Thursday.

In class: time given to complete the timeline we've been working on as we've progressed through the book.
-Title
-pictures or graphics
-years
-entries contain dates
-does your timeline include significant sequence of Jack's life as well as important markers of the historical events?
-Be specific-if setting location changed, state it.

Vocabulary Test compiled from student Word Wall entries (See Google Classroom for list)


Wednesday
Wednesday, May 24,. 2017
Hot lunch- IDs needed

Timeline slide due

In class:
Vocabulary Test
Worked on Mini-Research & other slides
Due Thursday

ELA 8-9: At the end of the day we were invited to join Mrs. Bouck's group in the library for a special presentation from a Holocaust survivor. The students asked some very interesting questions and our guests were quite impressed with their knowledge level.

Thursday
Thursday, May 25, 2017
After school work session available until 3:00 p.m.

ELA:
Mini-research due

Complete project due Friday


Friday
Friday, May 26 , 2017
Slide show complete project due. May submit Thursday evening if you are going out of town.
If you need to tweak some of your slides, make sure you have submitted to Google Classroom by noon.

CF Walk- Our donations have been adding years to the lives of CF kids.

 
 

Important Dates

5/8/2017
Mid-term Please check Power School

5/8/2017
Mid-term Please check Power School

5/15/2017
6th Grade Field Trip

5/26/2017
HCMS CF Walk

5/26/2017
SIP Day Early Dismissal (1/2 day) 10:45 a.m.

6/6/2017
SIP DAY Early Dismissal for Students & Last Day

 
 

Downloads List

Literature Book on-line information [10/3/2011]
Literature- 1963 Collage Project Packet [1/18/2012]
Social Studies Ahmose Links [12/19/2011]
Social Studies Akhenaton Links [12/19/2011]
Social Studies Book on-line directions [10/3/2011]
Social Studies Catapult Sites [5/3/2012]
Social Studies Hatshepsut links [12/19/2011]
Social Studies King Tut Links [1/12/2012]
SS Ancient Egypt Pharaoh Power Point Project.pdf [12/12/2011]
SS Catapult sites & links [5/17/2013]
SS DIY Catapult [5/17/2013]
SS Mesopotamia British Museum Actvity Link [10/29/2012]
SS Power Point Rubric Pharoah.pdf [12/12/2011]
State of the District Parent Meeting [1/25/2017]

 
 

Cool Links

"SmartHistory" Art History Paleolithic - Present. Free site
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Ancient Clovis Discoveries
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Ancient Greece Acropolis Virtual Tour
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British Museum- Ancient Greece
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British Museum- Mesopotamia
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Chavet Cave Paintings: National Geographic
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HCMS Cystic Fibrosis Donation Pages
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Khan Academy - Free Math, Art, History Tutorials
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Lascaux Caves in France: Virtual Tour of Paleolithic Art
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Life Magazine Archive 1935-1972 - Google Books
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LW STEM Event
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Mummification Process- University of Chicago
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Otzi: The Iceman of the Alps
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Rebecca Caudill Links to books, authors, games, etc.
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Scholastic Scope Online (hcmsELA6th)
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Social Studies Text
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The Decorah, Iowa live Eagle Nest Cam
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Theban Mapping Project (Ancient Egypt) (Valley of the Kings)
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Tyrol Museum of Achaeology in Italy: Otzi's home
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Wonder- Choose Kind- National Campaign
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World Book
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