Mr. Corcoran enters his 12th year as a teacher at Queen City Academy. We are off to a great start for the 2016-17 school year. The topics in 6th grade are Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Students also will tour the Ancient Kingdoms of Africa before finishing up with the Middle Ages.
5th Grade tours the varied regions of America with an Emphasis on the Revolutionary and Civil War. Students have many hands on assignments in which they make connections to the world today.
Student assessment is measured in Classwork and Homework 25% of the Total score. Test grades and Project counts as 25%. The daily participation chart is 5% of the total. With Writers' Workshop and quiz counting as 10% each. The courses are project based with a special emphasis on the celebration of an diversity of opinion along with students drawing connections to our Country and World today.