Skip to Content

special area classes

The Ichabod Crane Middle School daily schedule consists of nine 40 minute periods.  The following is an outline of the special area classes and electives offered to Middle School Students. 

Grade 6

  • Daily period of Reading instruction. 

  • One period of Physical Education, every other day.

  • Daily period of the following:
  • Library Skills every other day opposite PE

  • Daily period of “Pull Out”, a team period where students can get extra help in the core subject areas.  This is also when students may take Band, Chorus, Math Lab and/or Curriculum Support.

Grade 7

  • Daily period of Foreign Language, Spanish or French.  Some students may take AIS Reading instead.

  • Specials are as follows:
    • Art (20 weeks)
    • Technology (20 weeks)
    • Music (10 weeks)
    • Health (10 weeks)
  • Daily period of Literacy in Academics, a time dedicated to enhancing reading skills in the content areas. This is also when students may take Band, Chorus, Math Lab, and/or Curriculum Support.

    • An eligible group of students will take Accelerated Math 7 as opposed to Math 7

Grade 8

  • Daily period of Foreign Language:  Spanish or French

  • Specials are as follows:
  • Daily period of Literacy in Academics.  This is also when students may take Band, Chorus, Math Lab and/or Curriculum Support.
    • An eligible group of students will take Algebra as opposed to Math 8
    • An eligible group of students will take English 9 Honors as opposed to Language Arts 8