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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT. The Adventurer Team would like to welcome you this evening. As you enter, please use the life skill of friendship by meeting and greeting others in attendance. TEACHERS. Mrs. Udovich- Math Mr. Beamon- Math Mrs. Kilcoyne- Science Mrs. McCormack- Social Studies

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back to school night

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

The Adventurer Team would like to welcome you this evening. As you enter, please use the life skill of friendship by meeting and greeting others in attendance.

teachers
TEACHERS
  • Mrs. Udovich- Math
  • Mr. Beamon- Math
  • Mrs. Kilcoyne- Science
  • Mrs. McCormack- Social Studies
  • Ms. Baldino - Language Arts
  • Mrs. King - Language Arts
language arts reading writing speaking listening

LANGUAGE ARTSReading, Writing, Speaking, Listening

Ms. Baldino

Mrs. King

Adventurer Team

reading workshop
Reading Workshop
  • Our Goal: To teach students strategies for reading comprehension, to develop life-long, passionate readers who self-reflect and self-pace within an environment that allows students time to read and share books
reaching our goal
Reaching Our Goal…
  • Teacher Read Aloud
  • Mini-lessons
  • Guided and Independent Reading
  • Conferencing
  • Responding
  • Book Clubs/Partnerships (Shared Reading)
  • Reading Records (Student/Teacher)
student artifacts
Student Artifacts

Reading Log

  • School-wide Initiative
  • Eight 30-minute blocks per week
    • Four blocks in school
    • Four blocks for homework
  • Students must have log signed daily

Writing About Reading

  • Short Jots
    • Post-its
    • Graphic Organizers/Response Journals
  • Reading Response Journals
    • Writing longer with citation of textual evidence
writing workshop the writing process
Writing WorkshopThe Writing Process
  • Generating Meaningful Story Ideas
  • Planning and Drafting
  • Writing (strategies taught through the use of mini-lessons)
  • Revising
  • Editing
  • Publishing/Sharing

Types:

Narrative

Persuasive

Informational

language arts grading scale
Reading 40%

Writing 40%

Homework 10%

Classwork 10%

LANGUAGE ARTS GRADING SCALE
life science

LIFE SCIENCE

Mrs. Kilcoyne

Adventurer Team

topics of study
Diversity of Life

-Characteristics and needs of organisms

-Cells

-Microscopic life forms

Animal Adaptations

for survival

Environmental Science

-Ecosystem organization

-Relationships in an ecosystem

*Competition

*Predation

*Symbiosis

TOPICS OF STUDY
grade analysis
GRADE ANALYSIS
  • Tests
  • Projects
  • Class work
  • Homework

Homework Policy

Please check your child’s agenda daily for assignments.

social studies

SOCIAL STUDIES

Mrs. McCormack

Adventurer Team

6th grade curriculum
6TH GRADE CURRICULUM
  • General Map Knowledge
  • What is a Civilization
    • Ancient Civilizations

-Mesopotamia and Sumer

-Egypt

-China

-Greece

-Rome

grading policy
GRADING POLICY
  • Tests/Quizzes
  • Projects
  • Classwork
  • Homework
using the website
USING THE WEBSITE
  • Check your child’s grades online
  • SS Webpage available for viewing:

*Assignments and Deadlines

*Projects and Deadlines

*Documents to View or Print

*Extra Credit Assignments

interdisciplinary units
INTERDISCIPLINARY UNITS
  • Cross curricular topics that are co-taught periodically throughout the year.

*Antarctica

*Geography and its impact on biodiversity in an ecosystem.

*Civil Rights- historical figures and their contributions to Science and humanity.

mathematics

MATHEMATICS

Mr. Beamon

Mrs. Udovich

Adventurer Team

math notebook
MATH NOTEBOOK
  • Table of Contents
  • Tool Kit
  • Packet
  • ACE
  • Assessment
6th grade books
6TH GRADE BOOKS
  • Prime Time
  • Data About Us
  • Bits and Pieces I
  • Bits and Pieces II
  • Shapes and Designs
  • Covering and Surrounding
  • Bits and Pieces III
  • How Likely Is It?
math plus curriculum 6th grade
MATH PLUS CURRICULUM6TH GRADE
  • Bits and Pieces II

-Using fraction operations

  • Bits and Pieces III

-Computing with decimals and percents

math plus curriculum 7th grade
MATH PLUS CURRICULUM7TH GRADE
  • Variables and Patterns

-Introducing Algebra

  • Stretching and Shrinking

-Similarity

  • Comparing and Scaling

-Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

  • Accentuate the Negative

-Integers

  • Moving Straight Ahead

-Linear Relationships

  • What Do You Expect

-Probability

  • Data Around Us

Statistics

contact info
CONTACT INFO.
  • Ridley Middle School

*610-237-8034

  • Homework Hotline

*610-237-8034 x1480

  • Email

firstinitiallastname@ridleysd.org

contact info1
CONTACT INFO.
  • Ridley Middle School Web Site
      • Teacher email addresses
      • Teacher room numbers and subject areas
      • Weekly homework “hotline” update
      • Activity calendar
      • Team Handbook
      • Power Point Presentation
thank you

THANK YOU

We look forward to having a successful and rewarding school year.