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Abolitionist Adventure
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 5, 2014
Research and investigation based on Syracuse/Onondaga history in the abolitionist movement.
Ancient Egypt
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 20, 2015
Resources to support research projects for Grade 6 study of Ancient Egypt
Ancient GREECE
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 28, 2015
Ancient GREECE & ROME
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 12, 2017
resources to support research for GRADE 6
Ancient Mesopotamia
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 12, 2013
Ancient ROME
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 21, 2015
Resources to support grade 6 studies.
Argumentative Writing (Law/Cramer-Walters)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 5, 2017
Resources to support argumentative writing projects
Atmosphere (grade 6 Mrs. Hill)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 3, 2014
How will YOU teach about the ATOMSPHERE?
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Biography Project
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
Resources to support Grade 7 Team Orange research project.
Black History
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 24, 2017
Resource guide for 6th grade research.
Book Trailers
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 21, 2016
Support for projects related to creating BOOK TRAILERS
BOOKAPALOOZA 2016
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 14, 2016
Resources for our 2016 Community Book Read...join in any way you can! Join our COMPASSION PROJECT!
Bullying: A Study in Standing UP for what's RIGHT
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 3, 2015
Resource guide to accompany research on topic of bullying and its impact on individuals and communities.
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Career Exploration
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 31, 2017
Christmas Carol
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 15, 2015
Resource Guide for all things Christmas Carol by Dickens!
Connections that Matter for ALL!
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 25, 2016
Resources to support a variety of learning styles!
Constellations and Myths
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 26, 2016
Resource guide for Ms. Turbeville's grade 6 exploration of the topic.
Current Events
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 14, 2016
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Donato's Portal
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 28, 2015
resources for the students and staff in Ms. Donato's class at PGWest
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Earth's Changing Surface
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 4, 2013
This guide will support research for the 6th grade project with Mrs. Siechen and others.
ELA (The Giver research project)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 12, 2013
To support research through ELA teachers Cramer-Walters and Law.
ESM PG TEMPLATE
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Aug 11, 2014
Everyone Has Rights: A Study in Human Rights
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 17, 2015
Resource Guide to support project in ELA/SS for Steam 7
EXPECT MORE: NYLA-SSL Conference 2014
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Apr 22, 2014
Annual conference; tools for conference use
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Food Research
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 10, 2017
Resources for Mrs. Trew/Mrs. Dolbear's class
Food Trucks: A Study in Business, Marketing, and Nutrition
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
food truck, FACS, Trew, business, career, menu, truck design, financial literacy, marketing, communication
Foreign Language/ENL Resources
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 3, 2016
Resources to support content needed in languages other than English.
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Health (Drugs)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 2, 2017
To help with study of drugs and alcohol.
Health (Mental Illness)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
HERO'S JOURNEY!
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 26, 2017
Heroes--Standing up Matters (Spaulding-6th)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 21, 2014
These resources align with the investigation Ms. Spaulding's class is doing about people who have become heroes by standing up for what they believe is right.
Holocaust
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 7, 2014
HOPE: A Study in Hardwork, Opportunity, Perseverance, and Excellence
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 27, 2015
Resource guide to support curriculum for Mrs. Robert's and Mrs. Avellino's students.
Hour of Code Event 2016
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 15, 2016
Resources to support Hour of Code 2016 and all learning related to CODING, GAME DESIGN, and other maker technology.
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India THEN and NOW
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 19, 2016
Resources for a grade 6 research
INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW!
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 21, 2015
This guide is updated daily and provides options for thinking and wondering.
IST 661 Resources
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 19, 2017
Guide for students in IST 611
iStaff
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 21, 2017
iStaff is a student leadership program that is run through the library. Students can apply to work during their study halls (iLabs), before school, or after school.
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Library Dept Resources from ESM
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 13, 2016
See your librarian for more information!
Lit Circles
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 6, 2017
Resources to support classroom lit circles.
Long Walk to Water
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 20, 2015
A study in SURVIVAL
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Make it Happen
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 1, 2016
Year end project for STEAM 7 at PGEAST that is rich with CHOICE and VOICE!
MAKEY MAKEY Resource Guide
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 18, 2015
Resources to support thinking and creation with Makey Makey kits
Maniac Magee
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 2, 2016
Research guide to support grade 6 research and nonfiction tie-in to MANIAC MAGEE.
MARCH MADNESS--Project Based Learning with SS & MATH
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 17, 2017
Transdisciplinary project that combines statistics, geography, financial planning, map skills, budgeting, history, time management and teamwork. Students collaboratively investigated and responded to complex questions, problems, and challenges.
Media Literacy
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 10, 2017
Curated resources to help students understand and teach concepts and skills related to media literacy and digital citizenship.
Medieval Research
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 7, 2017
Vikings Life of Women Life in Europe (Feudalism) Religion (Christianity/Islam) Islamic Golden Age
Mobile Maker Space Adventures!
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 18, 2015
Resources to support maker space activities.
Mr. Brown SCIENCE
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 26, 2017
resources related to Mr. Brown's science classes
Mysteries
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 10, 2014
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Nonfiction Resources
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 8, 2017
Magazine, journals, encyclopedias, and a variety of other resources to support teaching and learning. Passwords are available for ESMSCHOOLS community.
Nutrition
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
Guide for FACS classes (Trew/Dolbear)
NYLA 2014-Innovative Leadership
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 2, 2014
Resources shared at NYLA Conference November 2014
NYSMSA Conference-COLLABORATIVE TECH TOOLS
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
Tools to ENGAGE, ORGANIZE, and CONNECT.
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Onondaga Lake
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 12, 2014
Outsiders: Study in Opposition
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 1, 2014
Support resources for OUTSIDERS
OVERDRIVE
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 3, 2015
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Padlet: Digital Book Portfolio project
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 9, 2015
This guide focuses on using PADLET for creating a book list. Resources can provide guidance on using PADLET for other projects, as well.
Passion Projects with a Twist
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 21, 2017
Resource guide for Grade 8 final project with Mrs. Law's students
PEAK: A Study in Self-Discovery
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 17, 2017
Resources to support grade 8 Interdisciplinary Literary Unit at Pine Grove Middle School based on the book PEAK by Roland Smith
PGLibrary-Mid Year Report January 2016
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 21, 2016
An overview from Sept-Dec 2015 of instruction, programs, collection development, student leadership and community outreach through the library program. Despite being "on the road" for year 2 of our program, we are continuing to stay connected!
PGLibrary: 2014-2015 Annual Report
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 27, 2015
Reflection of the school year through the eyes of the PGLibrary. NOTE: The PGLibrary is a program that is providing services to our students in 6 locations due to a 2 year building renovation.
PGMS Hour of Code 2016
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 28, 2016
Resources to support learning how to write code for games, programs, and more!
PGMS Library Quarterly Report FALL 2016
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 7, 2016
Overview and highlights from September, October & November at the Pine Grove Library!
PGMS-From the desk of Principal Mohorter
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 17, 2016
Dates, info, and news from PGMS
Pine Grove Library: ANNUAL REPORT
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 25, 2014
A year at a glance; highlights, accomplishments, transformations, and plans for the future.
Pine Grove MS Library 2015-2016 Annual Report
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 13, 2016
Overview of all aspects of the PGLibrary program for the year. NOTE: this was year 2 of being in a alternative situation--had small space at one school for grade 7 and grades 6 and 8 located at 5 temporary locations due to bldng renovation
Pine Grove MS Library Home Page
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 27, 2016
Pine Grove is home to students in grade 6-8 in the East Syracuse Minoa School District in Central New York.
Pine Grove MS Library Quarterly Report WINTER 2017
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 18, 2017
Evidence to align with Thoughtful Classroom
Points of View/Persuasive
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 17, 2014
Presentation Information-Sue Kowalski
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
Links, information related to professional presentations by Sue Kowalski
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Reading Without Walls CHALLENGE
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 8, 2016
Resources to support our campaign for each of us to diversify our reading experiences.
Research for Schoff ELA
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 27, 2013
Resources that align with Mrs. Schoff's research project about the FAST FOOD industry.
Research Guide GRADE 6
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 22, 2017
resources to support the grade 6 SS research project
Revolutionary War
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 28, 2016
Resource Guide for ESM Orange research project at PGEAST (Jaquin, Schoff, Marsh)
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Science Guide
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 1, 2017
Resource portal for middle school science
Sharon Creech: A study in Author's Purpose
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 8, 2014
Research portal to support ELA studies with Sharon Creech's novels (Love that Dog, Walk Two Moons, and more!)
Social Studies (Primary Sources)
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 19, 2015
Links to archives, primary sources, artifacts, photos and music to better connect to history. Some focus on our regional BOCES and local history.
Summer Reading
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 27, 2016
Resources to empower reading and engagement in EVERY SEASON!
Symbaloo
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
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Teen Book Festival Trip for ESM School District
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated May 15, 2015
Pine Grove Library and Central High School Library; co-funded by a grant from ESM Educational Foundation
test
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Nov 28, 2016
The Boy of the Painted Cave A study in ADAPTING to CHALLENGES
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 26, 2014
resources to support grade 6 LIT STUDY of the novel listed above
Timeline JS Creator
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 1, 2015
Resources to support using this tool via Chrome to create a website.
Tools for Student Engagement
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jun 8, 2015
Resources shared at North Country School Library System Association Spring Conference June 8, 2015
Turbeville/Hill/Moore Virtual Classroom
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 18, 2015
PG Library Resources to support enrichment and home learning for grade 6 students at Woodland Elementary.
Twitter to Expand your NETWORK
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Mar 18, 2015
resources to maximize use of Twitter
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Verbeck
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Oct 22, 2014
guide in progress for upcoming research
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Winter Holidays around the world
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Dec 15, 2016
WOODSONG by Gary Paulsen
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 5, 2015
Resources to support a grade 6 unit.
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Yellow Fever
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Feb 13, 2014
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8th Grade Science
by Sue Kowalski - Last Updated Jan 25, 2017
resources for Mikus, Kolb project at Pine Grove

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