Valders Middle School

Mrs. Riesterer

Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Grade Teacher

Social Studies - Grades 5 & 6

Reading - Grade 8


"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." - Thomas Jefferson

Fifth Grade Social Studies

United States History Chapters:
America's Land
The First Americans
Age of Exploration
European Settlements
New England Colonies
Middle and Southern Colonies
French and Indian War

Sixth Grade Social Studies

Ancient History Chapters:
Old and New Stone Age
Mesopotamia (Fertile Crescent)
Ancient Egypt
Ancient India
Ancient China
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Middle Ages of Europe

Eighth Grade Reading
Class Books:
The Declaration (930 Lexile)
The Great Fire (1130 Lexile)
Killing Mr. Griffin (720 Lexile)

Interactive Notebook - Reading Skills
Book Log - Weekly
Book Report - Quarterly
Moby Max - Reading Skills