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Welcome to The Steel City House. We are family... A lot happened in a YEAR!. Danny Family. If we have a boy…. If we have a girl…. Science. Research and standards-based, the science curriculum incorporates content knowledge in the process of Science Inquiry!. 4 Units.

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Welcome to the steel city house

Welcome to The Steel City House

We are family... A lot happened in a YEAR!


Research and standards-based, the science curriculum incorporates content knowledge in the process of Science Inquiry!

4 units
4 Units

  • Nature of Science (Currently on)

  • Magnets and Motors

  • Earth in Space/River Cutters

  • Experiment with Plants

Important dates
Important Dates

  • Bowling Experiment (Late September)

  • Wreath/Plaque Sales (November)

  • Duff Park (Early April)

  • Challenger Space Center (Early April)

  • Science Inquiry Days (Beginning of June)

The Gable Clan!




and Alyssa- 9

Jordan- 18


Expectations– take notes, have pencils and filler paper in binder, participate, ask questions, be involved, turn in math HW during homeroom, take responsibility!


Adult note/




Test corrections

Using the online text

provides MANY



enrichment options!

Encourage them to be

responsible for their learning!

  • The Number System

  • All operations with Rational numbers (+ and -), properties

  • Expressions and Equations

  • Solve multistep/more complex equations, inequalities,

  • Geometry

  • Angles, circumference, area, volume, surface area,Rotations, reflections, dilations….

  • Statistics and Probability

  • Independent and dependent event probability, combos, permutations

  • Ratios and Proportional Relationships

  • ratios ,PROPORTIONS, unit rates ,unit pricing and constant speed, percent, convert measurements

Common core 7/8

Same expectations,

Different Curriculum!

No online text 

Rely on your student!

Our Website!

Click on the Steel City House link above our names.

Each teacher posts homework nightly

(enter disclaimer here!). Rely on the planner!

This is where you can find our contact information, too!

The Library Media Center

Christy Belgiovane, Librarian

Kristin Cox and Lori Cappa, Library Aides

724-327-5456 ext.2019

Materials Checkout Information:

Up to 3 materials are checked out for 14 days.

You may renew 3 times provided that there is

no reserve on the book. Kindles may be renewed only 1 time.

Magazines, flash drives, and reference materials may be checked out over night.

Library Passes

Morning passes are available most mornings. Students may use the library as early as 7:30 a.m. See Mrs. Belgiovane for a purple pass at least a day in advance.

Lunch passes are available during homeroom. Students must eat the first 20 minutes of the period in the cafeteria and the remaining time can be spent in the library.

Classroom teachers write passes to the library.


Reinforcing the basic skill set introduced in the elementary grades, 6th grade literacy strives to create fluent readers and writers by focusing on novel study and written response.

6 th grade novels
6th Grade Novels

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction


Self Selected Biography

Literacy curriculum focus and essential learning
Literacy Curriculum Focusand Essential Learning

  • Comprehension

    • Identifying parts of a story

    • Summarizing main ideas

    • Recalling facts and supporting details

    • Indentifying cause and effect in a novel

    • Identify character development

    • Identify author's purpose and point of view

  • Reading Responses

    • Making inferences

    • Comparing and contrasting

    • Evaluate

    • Predict

    • State an opinion

  • Written Responses and Descriptive Writing

    • Produce quality written work in accordance with the PSSA rubric

    • Incorporate sensory details, comparisons, figurative language, and visual imagery into writing

    • Use transitions to show the beginning, middle, and end of a piece of writing

Social Studies in the

Steel City House!


  • A. Geo of the continent

  • B. Narrow to explore a region of the continent

  • C. Focus on history and culture (now and then) of a

  • specific country or countries.


  • All info for quizzes will come from study guides. The book is a reference to fill out the study guides.

  • Quizzes on every 1-2 study guides

  • Review study guides nightly for homework.

  • Plays and projects.

  • Lots of opportunities for writing! (SS on the Side, BDA)

We re looking forward to a wonderful year with your child
We’re Looking Forward To A Wonderful Year With Your Child!

  • BCK


Parent Volunteers (Refer to Website) , Steel City Volunteer, Test/Homework Policy, Dress Code and Allergies