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special area classes

GRADES 4 & 5

Physical Education
Mr. Adam Vooris – avooris@ichabodcrane.org
Physical Education is offered during one class period, every other day.   

Music
Ms. Amy Giammattei – agiammattei@ichabodcrane.org
Mrs. Rukan Khondker– rkhondker@ichabodcrane.org
Music is offered during one class period, every other day, for half a year (20 weeks).  

Art
Ms. Elizabeth Rossback – erossback@ichabodcrane.org
Art is offered during one class period, every other day, for half a year (20 weeks).

Library Skills
Mrs. Elizabeth Kelly – ekelly@ichabodcrane.org
Library Skills is offered during one class period, every sixth day.


GRADE 5 ELECTIVES

Band
Ms. Amy Giammattei – agiammattei@ichabodcrane.org

Chorus
Ms. Rukan Khondker - rkhondker@ichabodcrane.org


GRADES 5-6


Grades 5-6 Pops
Ms. Amy Giammattei – agiammattei@ichabodcrane.org


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:
  • 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