Mr. Gaynor's Classroom  *  Clague Middle School  * Ann Arbor, MI  *  7th & 8th Grade  *  Room 136  *  2015-2016

Classroom Page

Please feel free to e-mail me (gaynor@aaps.k12.mi.us) if you have any questions, comments,  suggestions, or words of praise.
7th Grade Social Studies
Geography Alive - Contents
CURRICULUM LINKS:
Math
* Social Studies
General * Science
Class Guidelines

Citizenship Rubric &
Behavior Form

Power School Log-In (grades)


8th Grade Social Studies
History Alive: U. S. - Contents

Mr. Gaynor's staff page
(intro, and more)
Clague School
Clague Media Center
Ann Arbor Public Schools

Sepember 1, 2015:   If you are a student in my class this year, please e-mail me and introduce yourself.  Also say which hour you have Social Studies.   Plus, suggest up to 3 questions I can ask students during the first week of school.  Answer at least one of them in your e-mail.    

Parents:  I'd love to hear from you as well.   Note that I will be sending out updates via Power School only this year.  Please check that your e-mail address is accurate and up to date. 
Curriculum Night is on September 17.

Supplies needed:  7th & 8th grade:  lined paper, preferably in the holes of a 3 ring binder;    7th grade:   a world atlas with both physical and political maps, and an index;   colored pencils.

Students:   Mlive
(The Ann Arbor News on-line) wants to know the best book you read this summer.   (Note: I am teaching only Social Studies this year - so I intend to encroach on all subjects.)
Fill out the form by Labor Day, at:  http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/09/students_1_week_left_to_tell_u.html
This is the information they ask for (* = required):

Student's Name *                      Student's School *            Region you live nearest to *      (Write:  NE Ann Arbor if you're near Clague)

Grade student will be in during the 2015-16 school year *     Parent/Guardian Name *          Student or Parent email address

Tell us about the favorite book you read this summer *      (Please limit your essay to fewer than 300 words)

vocabulary.com
A Word A Day
Grammar Guide
Grammar Review

U.S.hist. Decades
Decades Project
Capstone Project
How to write a citation

7th Grade ELA Page
Biweekly Word Lists (BWL) 
Guided Reading Groups
Over Pop. & Consume
The Scramble for Africa (ppt)
09-10 * 10-11 * 11-12 * 12-13 * 13-14 * 14-15 * Top
Introductory letter