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

Team 6B -
Renee' Grady (ELA)
Jackie Brendlinger (Math)
Rebecca Schumacher (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- ELA Block 3-4
4th Hour- ELA Block 3-4
5th Hour- Lunch
6th Hour- ELA Block 6-7
7th Hour -ELA Block 6-7
8th Hour- ENCORE/ PLC
9th Hour- ENCORE/Plan

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

Together Everyone Achieves More!

Dear HCMS 6th Grade Parents & Students,
Welcome to Hickory Creek Middle School! 2017-2018 promises to be another amazing year.

This week in class

November 13, 2017
Tuesday is the last day concession orders can be submitted. $4- exact change in envelope with First name/Last name and "Concessions" clearly labeled on the front.

In class: Second Read through the Bethany Hamilton Article.
Small groups- words that are impacting meaning (not knowing definition or not able to pronounce)
Class vocabulary list constructed.

2nd Book Talk for Quarter 2 Due December 7th.
Must have title of 4th book tomorrow for next 3 weeks of reading.

Any student who knows in advance that he/she will not be in attendance this Friday, must email teachers and office. An alternative activity will be prepared for them that the rest of the ELA students will be completing in the afternoon on Friday. This is a curriculum related field trip with CC standards & activities.

November 14, 2017
Last day concession order for the Wonder movie can be turned in.

November 15, 2017
Hot lunch- ID's needed

In class: Composed a summary
In class: Digital Word Wall Slide (submitted to Google Classroom)
In class: Q1 Reflections - Preparation of Student conference report- Part I
If time, please begin typing your conference report list of Q1 accomplishments

*Google is experiencing difficulties this afternoon and has been down. Please try again in the evening.

November 16, 2017
Doughnuts and Discussion at 7:15 a.m. in the Library with Mrs. Raynes. Bring your beverage and come enjoy breakfast while discussing the Rebecca Caudill book, Beneath. This is a great book that you won't be able to put down.

November 17, 2017

Wonder Fieldtrip


Downloads List

Literature- 1963 Collage Project Packet [1/18/2012]


Cool Links

"SmartHistory" Art History Paleolithic - Present. Free site

2018 Rebecca Caudill Illinois Book Award

Ancient Clovis Discoveries

Ancient Greece Acropolis Virtual Tour

British Museum- Ancient Greece

British Museum- Mesopotamia

Chavet Cave Paintings: National Geographic

Khan Academy - Free Math, Art, History Tutorials

Lascaux Caves in France: Virtual Tour of Paleolithic Art

Life Magazine Archive 1935-1972 - Google Books

Mummification Process- University of Chicago

Otzi: The Iceman of the Alps

Scholastic Scope Online (hcmsELA6th)

The Decorah, Iowa live Eagle Nest Cam

Theban Mapping Project (Ancient Egypt) (Valley of the Kings)

Tyrol Museum of Achaeology in Italy: Otzi's home

World Book

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