Mr. Lind’s 6th Grade LA
Northridge Middle School, 2016-17

Last updated: 10/8/2017


What’s Due Today? - NMS Homework Central. All homework for my classes (& others) is kept up-to-
date here....

Home Connect - All about student reading: completed books, goals, tests.... - Students: practice your typing here (parents can, too!). Don’t look at your hands!

Powerschool Parent  & Student - Portal to student grades

Middlebury Community Schools Main website....

Destiny Quest - Search for books at NMS, place books on hold, or renew your books....

AR BookFinder - Find any book that a student can read and test on in my class....

MCS Google Docs & Email - Access Google documents & email. Sign in with your MCS address & password.... (

NMS Media class - A link to my old Media Classes....

Orpheus the Lyrical - Click here to practice your figurative language skills on this video game.

Theme: Click here to watch a good explanation of finding theme in literature.

To Take AR Tests

Renaissance Place

(at school only)

PEG Writing - Sign in for LA writing projects.

For parents & students: how to get places....

(Click on these icons)

Your Dictionary: For simple, clear, understandable definitions

Your Dictionary - a dictionary we use for simple, clear definitions, word origins, and other information.

Vivid Vocab Study Files - Click on your period to study all the selected vocab words which have been found and submitted by students in your class....

Notice & Note - Click here to review our notes on strategies for close reading.


AR Literacy Skills Quizzes- Click here to find AR books that have literacy skills quizzes....

Figurative Language Introduction:

Click here to learn about Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, and Idioms:

Current In-Class: WWII Unit

To catch up on missed lessons, or to review, use these links:

WWII Book Club Recordings-

Click here to listen

WWII Biography draft - Period 1: Use this form to write the draft of your biography from the notes on your WWII personality.

WWII Biography example - Period 1: Here’s an example of how your WWII

biography should be formatted.

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