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I am delighted to be teaching for my third year at Richview! I taught Social Studies and Reading and Language Arts at Moore Elementary prior to coming to Richview. I am especially excited to be teaching my favorite subject and help co-sponsor Beta Club. I have a Masters in Education from Austin Peay State University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University. I have two wonderful daughters, Sydney who is in college, and Kinsey, who is a junior at CHS. We have lived in Clarksville for over fifteen years. I love reading and spending time with my family and pets. I run to stay fit. I look forward to another fabulous year! Go Cowboys!
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931-648-5620

November 12-15

Please be sure to send students with needed supplies, such as pencils and earbuds.  We will be using earbuds a lot this week due to Math Universal Screening during Advisory.  Please get your students to school on time, so that they may do their best on this screening, and complete it during the two days provided.  NOTE:  The following is an outline of next week.  The assignments are homework if not completed in class.

Monday - No school - Veterans Day

Tuesday - CH4L3-4 Guided Reading - Complete questions 5 and 6 

Wednesday - Jewish Life and Leaders Nearpod and Who Am I/Who Are We Practice - Complete CH4L3-4 Guided Reading 

Thursday - Israel Geography Nearpod and Unit 4 Israelites Ed Puzzle

Friday - Unit 4 Ancient Israel Study Guide - Test will be the following Tuesday.

November 4-8 - (Spirit Week)

Monday - CH4L2 GRdg pp. 116-118 - CH4L2-4 Vocabulary Practice due 20 points off for late work (Richview Colors for Pep Rally - Teams wear your jerseys)

Tuesday - CH4L2 GRdg pp. 119-121 (Hawaiian Dress)

Wednesday - CH4L2 The Israelite Kingdoms Nearpod and CH4L2 Practice HW if not completed in class (Decades Day)

Thursday - CH4L3&4 pp. Questions 1 - 3 - Events after Solomon's Death paragraph/essay due Friday.  Time provided in class on Thursday and after Friday's Quiz. (USA Day)

Friday - CH4L2 Quiz - Essay/paragraph due - CH4L3&4 GRdg. finish Lesson 3 of GRdg. (PJ Day - Dress Code applies)

October 28 - November 1 - It was great seeing so many of you during the Student Led Conferences!  Report cards go home on Monday.  We closed our ancient Egypt unit and have begun our ancient Israel unit.  The following is homework if not completed in class.

Monday - CH4L1 GRdg. pp. 103-108 CH4L1 Vocabulary Practice due today (assigned Thursday)

Tuesday - CH4L1 GRdg pp. 108-111

Wednesday - CH4L1 GRdg completed and CH4L1 Practice HW if not completed in class

Thursday - CH4L1 Quiz and CH4L2-4 Vocabulary Practice assigned due Monday

Friday - CH4L2 GRdg. pp. 115-118

October 21-25 - I hope that you all enjoy a safe and relaxing Fall Break.  Please note that we close our ancient Egypt Unit 3 on Thursday.  All missing work for that unit MUST be completed by that date, or the zero will remain in the gradebook.  Every time we close a unit, the opportunity to complete the missing work for that unit also closes.  Additonally, for the second nine week grading period, my policy is that late work will have 20 points deducted.  This starts on 10/11 and remains in effect until the third nine weeks.  Students will be receiving new 1st and 2nd period classes after the break.  Please be sure to check Power School for schedule changes.  Picture orders are due 10/22.  Orders AFTER this date must be sent to the company, not the office. 

Monday - Unit 3 Ancient Egypt Study Guide

Tuesday - Old Kingdom Ed Puzzle due Wednesday

Wednesday - Kahoot and Quizlet Reviews - Be sure to charge your computer!

Thursday - Unit 3 Ancient Egypt District Assessment - HW CH4L1 Vocabulary due Friday - Bring your colored pencils for map skill on Friday

Friday - Organize our SSNB and begin Unit 4 Israel with map skills

October 7-11 - Our first Incentive is this Thursday during 1st and 2nd periods.  Student who have no missing work as of October 3rd, and no failing grades will participate in two periods of outside time on Thursday morning.  Please be sure to bring clear water bottles and apply sunscreen before attending.  You may bring frisbees, or other outside NON-WATER sports equipment, if you would like.  If your student was unable to attend this 9 week period, encourage them to turn work in so that they may enjoy this incentive for the second nine week period.  Fall break is next week!  Be safe and enjoy your family time!

Monday - Complete CH3L3 Guided Reading

Tuesday - Pharaoh Flapbook

Wednesday - Pharaoh Quizlet and begin CH3L4 Guided Reading pp. 91-93

Thursday - Finalize CH3L4 Guided Reading and begin Nubia/Egypt Relationship essay in Google Classroom

Friday - Students will be given time in class to complete their Nubia/Egypt essay.

September 30- October 4 - Picture day really is this Monday.  Please don't wear green.

Monday - CH3L2 GRdg. pp. 72-75

Tuesday - CH3L2 GRdg. pp. 75-79 Homework - Social Class Pyramid

Wednesday - CH3L2 GRdg completed CH3L2 Practice HW if not completed in class

Thursday - CH3L2 Quiz and CH3L3&L4 Vocabulary due Friday

Friday - CH3L3 GRdg. pp. 83-87

September 23-27 -    Be sure to bring earbuds daily. 

Monday - CH3L1 Guided Reading pp. 62-64 and Hieroglyphics message

Tuesday - CH3L1 Guided Reading completed - CH3L1 Practice

Wednesday - CH3L1 Quiz and CH3L2 Vocabulary (due Thursday)

Thursday - CH3L2 Guided Reading (GRdg) pp. 67-69 and Early Egyptian Rulers worksheet (ws)

Friday - CH3L2 GRdg pp. 70-72 and Religion in ancient Egypt activity (due Tuesday)

September 16-20 - Progress Reports go home on the 18th.  Earbuds or headphones are needed DAILY.  Please ensure that your students have those with them.  Please check Power School daily and discuss successes, missing work, and ways to improve grades with your student.

Monday - Unit 2 Study Guide

Tuesday - Kahoot/Quizlet Review for Mesopotamia district assessment

Wednesday - Unit 2 District Assessment - HW CH3L1 Vocabulary due Friday

Thursday - Egypt Mapping Skills

Friday - Egypt Geography and Mapping

September 9-13 - Progress Reports go home on the 18th. Please check Power School regularly with your child so that you are not surprised when you receive your child's Progress Report.  Missing work continues to be a struggle for some students.  Check PowerSchool for details on the assignments.  Google Classroom also has a lot of information.  We are working on students taking ownership of their learning and their assignments.  Please note that students are to finish assignments as homework, if they are not completed in class. Early dismissal on Friday.

Monday - Finish CH2L2 Guided Reading

Tuesday - Babylonia Close Read 

Wednesday - Mesopotomia Ed Puzzle

Thursday - CH2L2 Quiz and Mesopotamia Study Guide

Friday - Review Unit 1 District Assessment and complete Unit 2 Study Guide - Early Dismissal

September 3-6 - Our online textbooks have arrived.  Please ask your student how to access it.  See Google Classroom for details if needed.  Enjoy your Labor Day on Monday!  Pleaes remember to check Power School for missing/late assignments.

Tuesday - Mesopotomian Achievements/Systems - Agrigulture paragraph due Friday (see Google Classroom)

Wednesday - Epic of Gilgamesh - Cuneiform Message - CH2L2 Vocabulary due (passed out Friday)

Thursday - Mesopotamian Empires - Sargon and Hammurabi and his Code (CH2L2)

Friday - Hammaruabi's Code and Assyrians CH2L2

August 26-30 - Thanks to all of you who participated in the fund raiser!  It will continue Monday and Tuesday of this week!  This money helps to pay for items in our Cowboy Store (Incentive) and for Incentive days, as well as Field Day.  Thanks again for your help!

Monday - Mesopotamia - Map Skills

Tuesday  - CH2L1 GRdg 76-78 (Colored pencils needed Wed.)

Wednesday - CH2L1 GRdg 78-81 - Sumer's Social Hierarchy drawing due Thursday

Thursday - CH2L1 GRdg complete - HW CH2L1 Practice

Friday - CH2L1 QUIZ (including Mesopotamia's geography!) - HW CH2L2 Vocab. due Wed. 9/3

Please see Google Classroom for geography, vocabulary and supplemental practice.  No School Monday for Labor Day! 

August 19-23 - It was great to meet so many of you during Open House!  If you haven't done so already, please send in your parent letter describing your child.  There is a school dance on Wednesday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. sponsored by Beta Club.

Monday -CH1L2 Guided Reading (GRdg) pp. 62-64 - CH1L2 Vocabulary due Tuesday

Tuesday - CH1L2 Guided Reading pp. 65-67 HW Study Guide first section

Wednesday - CH1L2 GRdg and Study Guide completed - CH1L2 Practice Homework (HW)

Thursday - Review Practice and Kahoot and Quizlet

Friday - Unit 1 District Assessment

August 12-16 - I am so pleased with the behavior and attitudes of our new 6th graders!  Parents, please be sure to practice using a lock with your students.  We should be assigning lockers some time this week.  Following is an outline of the week.  Homeroom students, please return the packet of information (signed forms, folder, etc.) as soon as possible.  All students should bring in a plastic, 2 pocketed, 3 pronged file folder on Monday.  We will set up our notebooks then.  If they forget, I will provide a spare, but please return an unmarked (no name on it) as soon as you can so that I may use if for another student.  Thank you!  Laptops will be issued Wednesday.  Please make sure that you have completed the necessary form that was emailed or texted to you.  Students should bring their laptop, chargers, and carrying case daily.  They should come to school with the laptop fully charged.

Monday - Social Studies Notebook (SSNB) setup & Time Designations

Tuesday - Chapter 1 Lesson 1 (CH1L1) Guided Reading (GRdg) Early Humans 

Wednesday - CH1L1 Vocabulary due - CH1L1 GRdg completed

Thursday - Cave Art due - CH1L1 Practice 

Friday - CH1L1 Quiz - Early Humans and CH1L2 Vocabulary (due Tuesday)

 

August 7 and 9 - Welcome back to school!  Please report to the gymnasium on the first day of school.  Remember that it will be a half day schedule.  We have our first full day of school on Friday, August 9th.  All school paperwork will be sent home on Wednesday. Please complete all paperwork and return as soon as possible.  I would like for all students to come to school on Wednesday with two (2) two pocket, three pronged plastic folders.  These will be used throughout the year as their Social Studies Notebooks.  We will use one per semester.  Please refer weekly to my website for assignments and testing dates.  I use Google Classrooms often, and links to these sites will also be available via my website.  Additionally, I have a Google Site, which provides supplemental learning materials.  Please refer to the link on my web page.  Please do not hesitate to contact me at [email protected]  I'm looking forward to another wonderful year!

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