Teacher Info

Teacher Renee Grady - Sixth Grade

Team 6B -
Renee' Grady (ELA)
Jackie Brendlinger (Math)
Rebecca Schumacher (Science)
Amy Cumbee (ELA)
Carolyn LeGrande (Math)
Pam Swierczewski (Social Studies)
Cheri O'Brien (Math Interventionist)
My Schedule:
Ist Hour- Honors ELA Block 1-2
2nd Hour-Honors 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
Return to 1st hr. with computers

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

Together Everyone Achieves More!
IRA State Test (formerly known as PARCC)

ELA testing April 10, April 11, April 12

Math testing April 16, April 17, April 18

ELA Field test April 25

If you know your student will be absent during testing, please let his or her teacher know as soon as possible.


This week in class

Monday March 10th

ELA HONORS- Wednesday Wars - "April"
Work on "The Tempest" small groups

Tuesday, arch 5th
The New 2020 Rebecca Caudill list was published last night! The list is available in your Teams "Files" section. Mrs. Raynes has 16 of the selections in the library right now. More coming! Really excited to see some of these book titles and we have students reading some of the selections already!

1 Newsela Article : - March articles have been added to the binder

Honors ELA:Honors ELA: :Wednesday Wars.- Chapter Title- "May" - Think about Hollings & the family dynamics he references in a subtle way. What has surprised you most? Continue to examine how Hollings compares his life to Shakespeare. How does this help him work through his life? Thoughts on Mrs. Baker?
Thoughts on the true friendships he has established?

2nd half - small groups working on "The Tempest" productions

Reg ELA - Rebecca Caudill 2020 independent reading time and book talks.
Writer's Workshop- Working on narratives. Does your narrative sound like Byron's voice? Have you used a sim

Wednesday, March 13th
Hotlunch - IDs needed

Honors ELA - Group 1 will perform their rendition of Act 1 of "The Tempest" (will finish end of act tomorrow)
(in class) Finished Wednesday Wars
discussion and connections to continue

(In class) Rebecca Caudill 2020 independent reading & book talks
Writer's Workshop: Shared POV new beginnings from Byron's POV. Students continued with writer's workshop. Discussed best possible timeline spots to end/conclude.

Thursday, March 14th
Happy Pi Day!!! & Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein
Theme Thursday: Luck of the Irish (dress like a leprechaun) or Support Pi Day and Math with your clever Math shirts.

Honors ELA: Group 2 will perform their rendition of "The Tempest" Act 2

Friday, March 15th

Wednesday Wars/Shakespeare /Ides of March


Downloads List

Education Foundation March 8th Casino Night. Save the Date [11/7/2018]
FSP Dine and Donate [11/7/2018]
Literature- 1963 Collage Project Packet [1/18/2012]


Cool Links

"SmartHistory" Art History Paleolithic - Present. Free site

2018 PARCC for Parents

2019 Rebecca Caudill Illinois Book Award

5 Essential Survey for Parents

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)

SORA HCMS Online Library Collection Tutorial

SORA Student Online Library Collection Intro

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