Announcements

Irene Ziemer
Elementary Teacher
Governor Mifflin Intermediate School

610-775-5083
iziemer@gmsd.k12.pa.us
GMIS GRADING POLICY
 
The following grading scale will be used at GMIS this year:
 
·       90 – 100%.............................A
·       80 – 89.49%..........................B
·       70 – 79.49%..........................C
·       60 – 60.49%..........................D
·       Below 59.49%......................F
 

**Please check Power School to monitor your child’s academic progress throughout each quarter.

 

LANGUAGE ARTS (Harcourt Trophies Program)
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Reading, Writing, Spelling, and English are incorporated into the Harcourt Trophies series. Here are the following themes that your child will see this year:
Theme 1: Personal Best
Theme 2: Friends to the Rescue
Theme 3: Unlocking the Past
Theme 4: Creative Solutions
Theme 5: Making a Difference
Theme 6: Expanding Worlds
 

There is a useful website that supports the Language Arts series. Please visit the website at www.harcourtschool.com

MATH (Everyday Math Program)
 
Unit 1: Collection, Display, and Interpretation of Data
Unit 2: Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimals
Unit 3: Variables, Formulas, and Graphs
Unit 4: Rational Number Uses and Operations
Unit 5: Geometry: Congruence, Constructions, and Parallel Lines
Unit 6: Number Systems and Algebra Concepts
Unit 7: Probability and Discrete Mathematics
Unit 8: Rates and Ratios
Unit 9: More about Variables, Formulas, and Graphs
Unit 10: Geometry Topics
SOCIAL STUDIES
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION:
  • Unit 1: The Beginnings of Civilization
  • Unit 2: The Civilization of Greece
  • Unit 3: The Civilization of Rome
  • Unit 4: The Rise of European Civilizations

Activities:

 

  • Partner/Group Activities
  • Direct Instruction and Student-Centered Activities
  • Field Trip- Reading Museum 
  • Map Skills
  • Internet Searches 
SCIENCE
 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

  • Forces and Motion
  • Sun, Moon, and Earth:

Notebooking

Cooperative Learning

Teacher/Student Directed Learning

Direct Instruction

Experimental Labs

Teacher Demonstrations

 Kinesthetic Learning

Internet Discovery and Learning/Distance Learning

 

WRITING

 

 

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