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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!

Peer Tutoring is available Tuesday & Thursday through NJHS. Our tutors are amazing and can assist with all subject areas. No charge to students.
Wednesday Peer Tutoring available for 6th grade Math ONLY.

PARCC TESTING SCHEDULE
Tuesday, April 11- ELA #1
Wednesday, April 12- ELA #2
Thursday, April 13- ELA #3

Tuesday, April 25- Math #1
Wednesday, April 26- Math #2
Thursday, April 27- Math #3
 
 

This week in class

Monday
Monday April 17, 2017
Non attendance day

Have you checked your NEWSELA Binder? Binder will be transferred to Power School on Wednesday.

Tuesday
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Q4- Book Talk #1 due April 21st. So many great books on the new 2018 list!

Comparing the Watson film to the Watson novel. Many changes in the film.
Film notes



Wednesday
Wednesday, April 20,. 2017
Hot lunch- IDs needed

In class: finished film & discussions
Created a graphic organizer for a compare contrast essay
Writing will be completed in class. We will finish during the first half of the class Thursday.



Thursday
Thursday, April 21, 2017
Theme Thursday: Neon colors

In class: We finished writing our compare/contrast essays
Intro to next unit: "What if your world changed in a day?
Time period for next story & novel : WWII

Next Tuesday we begin our final week of PARCC testing for math. Although there is an online four function calculator for student use, some students find it beneficial to have a hand held one to refer to, as well. These are the cheapest version of a calculator you can purchase. Walmart, Dollar Store, etc. Please speak to your child as to their preference during testing. (computer or desk hand held)



Friday
Friday, April 22 , 2017
Q4- Book talk one due

The new 2018 Rebecca Caudill list has been released! There are some great selections on the list. There's even a couple of graphic novels to explore.

PARCC Math Testing begins next week. Let's continue the amazing job and determination students have exhibited during testing. So proud of you!

 
 

Important Dates

4/11/2017
PARCC Testing ELA Test 1

4/12/2017
PARCC Testing ELA Test 2

4/13/2017
PARCC Testing ELA Test 3

4/19/2017
State Science Test- 8th Grade Only

4/25/2017
PARCC Testing Math Test 1

4/26/2017
PARCC Tsting Math Test 2

4/27/2017
PARCC Testing Math Test 3

 
 

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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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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