Welcome Harbor Ridge Falcons to my Sixth Grade Language Arts and Social Studies classes and Big Elephant character development Prime Time website for 2918-2019!
Make sure to check this webpage often for updated announcements, homework assignments, and links to educational websites and online curriculum.
I can't wait to have you all in my classes! Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns: portteusk@psd401.net.
This website is intended to be a helpful tool for my students and their parents only.

Portteus Class Valentine Parties: Friday, February 15th due to snow days.

Revised Homework dates from snow: See Class Homework on Left!
LA Students: You can find the highlighting key for your animal essay under documents/LA. Make sure to have your highlighting finished when you come to class on Monday, Feb 25th.

LA Grammar/Parts of Speech Test Study Guide
Grammar Review Packet from Class - want to review and practice these rules again? Click on Classroom Forms, Assignments & Docs on bottom left of this website, then find LA6 docs, then find Grammar Review packet

Ancient Egypt research assignment and links:
Click on Classroom Forms, Assignments & Docs on bottom left side of this page, then find SS6 Docs, then Ancient Egypt Research Assignment. Website links are in that document.  

(Links are on page 3).
African country study video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZblKmQc09g

Library survey:

Remind Class Codes for my classes:
Prime Time: @3b8g6g      Dare Reminders: @dcb8be
Social Studies 1st and 4th: @6d498a3
Language Arts 2nd & 3rd: @g349d4
Language Arts Adv 6th: @h874ca
   How to get on Remind:
        * If you have a smart phone, get push notifications. Follow this link, rmd.at/class code (no @) and sign up.
        * If you don't have a smartphone, get text notifications. Text the message code starting with @ to the number 81010. 

Email me if you have any issues joining!  portteusk@psd401.net
Language Arts Classes Grammar website group code:
    *    No Red Ink link: https://www.noredink.com/join/elastic-yarn-70
      This is the website we will use to practice grammar and learn the parts of speech in class.
Feel free to use it at home if you would like extra practice!

Quizlet join code for HRMS 6th Grade LA students: www.quizlet.com/join/syzRg9qtt