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About Me

Welcome to Mr. Osborne's class!

Grade 6 - Ancient History


To make this year as successful as possible for you, please visit this site on a daily basis to check for updates on class news and other important information relating to our class.  Assignments and homework will be available through Google Classroom and you can see upcoming assignments and assessments on the page for your period.  


Please check the Genesis Parent Portal daily to keep up with any missing work! 


Lunch Help will be offered on A, B, and E days by appointment!


After ALL students have completed an assessment, a copy of the assessment with the student's answers will be shared with them.  It can be found in their "Shared With Me" folder in Google Drive.  They should move the file to their appropriate classroom folder.  

All grades for assessments will normally be posted within 24 hours of the time the student finishes the assessment.  

Students will have a grace period of 7 days after a project (supplemental assignment) is due to turn it in for a grade.  No credit will be taken off so long as it is submitted within 7 days after the due date.  Projects submitted after that period will not be accepted.  


While we will not be using the textbook as a major source of information and learning in class, all students are encouraged to read corresponding sections of the book to supplement in class learning and activities.  


If you have any questions feel free to ask me before or after class, or e-mail me at 

A Little About Me: 
I am currently in my 11th year of teaching and my 9th year here at Memorial.  I currently hold a Bachelor's Degree ('08) and Master's Degree ('14) from The College of New Jersey.  I completed my student teaching in Johannesburg, South Africa, where I taught at the American International School of Johannesburg.  While in Africa, I learned a lot about what it means to be a global citizen, and took time to travel the country and volunteer whenever possible.  
I have also been continuing my education beyond my Master's degree over the past two years in order to stay up to date with current educational practices and developments.  Even though I have been in the classroom for close to a decade now, I am still learning every single day, and that will never stop!
For the past six years, I have been coaching the Spring Boys' and Girls' Track Team and am entering my second year as coach of the 6th and 7th Grade Boys' Soccer Team and first year as coach of the 6th and 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Team.  I am also the adviser of the National History Day Club and have been the school coordinator of the National Geographic Bee for the past five years.  
My primary responsibility as a teacher is to keep my students safe.  A large part of that is making sure the students feel comfortable and know that my room is a safe environment to be.  I work very hard to ensure that ALL members of my classes are respected at all times, and feel free to take risks and understand that it is okay to be wrong or have questions.  As such, I have a ZERO tolerance policy for any harassment, intimidation, or bullying and make it clear to all my students that such behavior has no place in my classroom.   
Grade Breakdown for all classes: 

45 % - Assessments (3 per MP)

35 % - Applications (PBL) (3 per MP)

10 % - Project-Based Assessment (1 per MP)

5 % - Independent Practice (HW) (~10 per MP)

5 % - Achieve 3000 (2 per month)

Parent/guardian access- Genesis Parent Portal