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Welcome to Cary Junior High!!. Team Six Green- Axarlis , Brashear Calbalbo , Dunn, Fotre , Falk, Flannigan, Gold, Hancock, Hatfield , Salmon, Swanson. Team Green…. 45 minute classes with a double class period for literacy block

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Welcome to cary junior high

Welcome to Cary Junior High!!

Team Six Green-Axarlis, Brashear Calbalbo, Dunn, Fotre, Falk, Flannigan, Gold, Hancock, Hatfield , Salmon, Swanson

Team green
Team Green…

  • 45 minute classes with a double class period for literacy block

  • Art, Music, Foreign Language, Technology, and Gym taught by certified professionals in their teaching areas

  • Lunch/recess 20/20 minutes

  • All students travel from house to house with lockers in the B and C hallways

Parent communication
Parent Communication…

  • Assignment Notebook

  • www.cjh26.weebly.com

Infinite campus passwords will be mailed out this week
Infinite CampusPasswords will be mailed out this week.

Language arts mrs falk miss salmon
Language Arts…Mrs. Falk Miss Salmon

Common Core StandardsAnchor StandardsLiterature and Informational Text

Key Ideas & Details

Craft & Structure

Integration of Knowledge & Ideas

Range of Reading & Leveled Text Complexity

Language arts
Language Arts…

  • Language

  • Anchor Standards

  • Conventions of Standard English

  • Knowledge of Language

  • Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

  • Speaking and Listening

  • Anchor Standards

  • Comprehension and Collaboration

  • Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas


Fiction vs. Non Fiction

Short Stories

Types of Non Fiction



Themes in Folk Literature

6 th grade novel list
6th Grade Novel List

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Language Arts…

Common Core Anchor StandardsWriting

  • Text Types and Purposes

  • Production and Distributive Writing

  • Research to Build and Present Knowledge

  • Range of Writing


  • Types of Writing

    • Non Fiction Narration

    • Fiction Narration

    • Poetry and Description

    • Exposition

    • Argumentative

    • Response to Literature

    • Research Writing

    • Grammar

  • The Writing Process

A new challenge
A new challenge….

  • Forty books in a school year!! New initiative for

    our school!!

Math mrs dunn
Math…Mrs. Dunn

  • “IS A PARTY FOR YOUR BRAIN!”- Be positive!

  • EVERYONE HAS STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES - we differentiate in many ways



    (Ratios & Proportions, Number System, Expressions & Equations, Statistics & Probability, Geometry)


Social studies miss hancock
Social Studies…Miss Hancock

  • Syllabus

    • Maps/Regions

    • Industrial Revolution

    • Women’s Rights

    • Civil War/Reconstruction

    • Westward Expansion

    • The Gilded Age

  • Grading

  • Expectations

    “And in the end, it is not the years in your life that count, it is the life in your years” – Abraham Lincoln

Science ms swanson
Science…Ms. Swanson

  • Scientific Method

  • Process Skills

  • Solar Energy

  • Weather

  • Models and Designs

  • Environments/Ecology

  • Microscopes

  • Safety


  • Music – rotating schedule

  • Art – rotating schedule

  • Study Hall- rotating schedule

  • Foreign Language- rotating schedule

  • Technology- rotating schedule

6 week exploratory course language and culture of the spanish speaking world

Foreign Language - Spanish

6 week exploratory course – language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world

  • -Spanish-speaking countries -Numbers

  • -Greetings & goodbyes -Telling time

  • -Basic Verbs -Classroom objects

  • -Colors -Holidays/celebrations

  • -Days & months -Sports

  • -Pets & animals -and MUCH more!!!

Foreign Language - Spanish

Specials Rotation for Spanish Class

Need help

Foreign Language - Spanish

Need Help?

  • Ask questions during class

  • Be an ACTIVE participant

  • Speak Spanish when asked and whenever possible – it’s the best way to learn and practice

  • Arrange a time to come in after school


Mrs. Bishop


  • Ms. Zozokos

  • General Music for all students

  • Beginning keyboarding, iPads, and more!

  • Choir starting on September 10th

    Allstudents are welcome.

Cjh band alex carlson@cary26 org http cjh26 weebly com band html
CJH Band[email protected]://cjh26.weebly.com/band.html

  • Symphonic Band MWF 2:50-3:30

  • Concert Band TR 2:50-3:30

  • Weekly pullout lessons

  • Lesson Grades/Report Cards

  • Jazz Band TR 7:00-7:40am


Mrs. O’Donnell

Grades 6 – 8


  • Follows the International Society for Technology Education(ISTE) standards

  • Students at each grade level receive six consecutive weeks of daily technology instruction

  • Project based learning approach using the program, TechnoKids, to learn and master skills in word processing, data gathering and analysis, and multimedia

Grades 6-8

File management  Computer terms

 Use of equipment  Communication skills

 Internet safety/ethics  Research skills


  • Homework: 10%

  • Keyboarding skills: 15%

  • Class work/Quizzes/Tests: 25%

  • Projects: 50%

Open lab times for each team:

Tuesday and Thursday

3:00 to 4:00


  • Mr. Capalbo

  • Classes between 20-30 students

  • 1st Quarter will be outside every chance we get. (Dress Appropriately)

  • Fitness testing twice a year (Fall and Spring)

    • Mile, pull ups, curl ups, jump rope, flex arm hang, pacer, vertical jump, sit and reach

  • Grading – 10 points per day


  • Curriculum (Fall)

    • Fitness Testing

    • Soccer

    • Track and Field

    • Lacrosse

    • Softball


I will be teaching Health to all of 6th grade

Students will be required to take notes, complete worksheets, quizzes, and 4 chapter tests

Curriculum – Understanding Your Health, Skills for a Healthy Life, Relationships, Social Health, Conflict, Physical Activity and Fitness, Personal Care

How can students be involved
How Can Students Be Involved?

  • Sports:

    • Conference Cross Country

    • Conference Poms

    • Conference Cheerleading

    • Conference Wrestling

    • Conference Track

    • InHouse

How can students be involved1
How Can Students Be Involved?

  • Activities:

    Academic Club Anime Club

    Chorus Drama Club

    Lego Club Musical

    Art Club Recycling Club

    SSA Student Council

    Tech Crew Yearbook Club

    Band Homework Club

How can parents be involved
How Can Parents Be Involved?

  • PTO - meets at 3:00 on the first Tuesday of the month

  • Cary 26 Education Foundation

    • www.cary26foundation.org