Welcome!

Experience
I have been teaching English to middle school students for over 20 years.
I am honored to be a part of the Joyce Kilmer School staff and the Milltown community.
 
Bio
Ms. Vitale attended Rider University for her undergraduate work in English and Education and Rutger's University for her graduate studies in Special Education, Curriculum and Supervision.
Teaching for over 20 years, this is her fourth year in Milltown and she couldn't be happier. Ms. Vitale teaches sixth grade and serves as the English Department Chairperson for grades 6 through 8.
 
Ms. Vitale is available for early morning help Tuesdays through Friday.
Education
Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, EdM
Rider Univeristy, BA
Certifications:
NJ Teacher of English
NJ Elementary School Teacher
NJ Teacher of Special Education
NJ Supervisor
Courses:
  • English Language Arts 6 and Accelerated English Language Arts
  • RTI
  • MS Advisor
English Language Arts 6-8 Department Chairperson/Literacy Coach
 
 

Recent Posts

Language Arts Classwork Week of 4/6/20

Vocabulary Workshop Unit 9-Follow directions in classwork assignment.
The Lightning Thief Read Ch. 18-19
Reader Response Ch 18 OR 19-Pick one.
Persephone Video
Update Reading Records (map, creatures chart)
IXL H2, F2, Y7, Y8
Study Word Study Parts 1-5 for Test Next Week.
Period 1/2 Milkweed Read Ch. 27-31 and online activities-Create and share a folder for your work.

6th Grade Language Arts Classwork Week of 3-30-20

Week of 3/30
KAHOOT Word Study Final Test Review
The Lightning Thief, Ch 16-17.
Discussion questions online Chapters 16-17.
iExplore Part 3 activity.
iExplore Padlet Part 3.
The Lightning Thief Figurative Language Part 1 Quiz online.
Update Reading Records (map-transportation, creatures chart)
IXL L2, K4, J1, J2
*Please review your reader responses for Ch 14-15 and respond to feedback.
Period 1/2 Milkweed Ch 22-26 Online Reading Guide.

6th Grade Language Arts Classwork Week of 3/23/20

  • Part 5 Word Study Quizizz
  • Part 5 Word Study Quiz
  • Prepare for Word Study Final Test
  • The Lightning Thief, Ch 14-15 -Update Reading Records
  • Padlet-iExplore Part 1
  • Padlet-iExplore Part 2
  • IXL Online Skillwork: X7, X8, DD2, DD3
  • Period 1/2 Milkweed Ch. 17-21, Online Activities

6th Grade Language Arts Classwork and Homework Week of 3/16/20

  • Chapters 12-13 The Lightning Thief, Reader Responses, Update Reading Records
  • Part 4 Word Study Quiz
  • Word Study Part 5 due Friday
  • Word Study Choice Board activities for Part 5
  • IXL X5, X6, DD2, DD3
  • iExplore Part 1
  • Smart Goal Work
  • Period 1-2 Continue reading Milkweed by Jerry Spinnelli.  Chapters 13-16 due Monday.  Complete online activities in reading guide. 

6th Grade Homework Week of 3/16/20

  • Part 5 Word Study due Friday
  • IXL DD3, DD4, X5, X6
  • Read independently.
  • Update Reading Records for The Lightning Thief.
Period 1/2

Continue reading Milkweed by Jerry Spinnelli.  Chapters 13-16 due Monday.   Complete online activities in reading guide. 

6th Grade Homework Week of 3-9-20

  • Part 4 Word Study Due Friday
  • IXL Online Skillwork: KK2, II1, II2, E5

Per 1/2

Milkweed Ch. 10-12, Online Reading Guide

6th Grade Homework Week of 3/2/20

  • Part 2 Word Study Quiz Monday
  • Part 3 Word Study Due Friday
  • IXL Online Skillwork: A1 B1 D2 DD1
  • Library Visit Wed-Bring book to renew or return.

Period 1/2

Continue reading Milkweed by Jerry Spinnelli.  Chapters 7-9 due Monday.   Complete online activities in reading guide. 

6th Grade Homework Week of 2/24/20

  • Part 2 Novel Word Study due Friday 2/28, Quiz Monday 3/2
  • IXL Online Skillwork:  P3, P4, P5, G2
Period 1/2
Milkweed Read Ch. 4-6, Online Reading Guide Activities
*Hygiene Drive due Friday
*Crazy Sock Day Friday

6th Grade Homework Week of 2/7/20

  • Unit 8 Vocabulary Workshop due Thursday
  • IXL M2, R3, Y4, Y5
  • Novel Test Wed
 
Period 1/2-Final Phantom Tollbooth Activities due Thursday in folder.

6th Grade Homework Week of 2/18/20

  • Word Study Part 1 due Friday
  • IXL Online Skillwork:  D1 H1 Z1
Per 1/2
  • Begin reading Milkweed, Jerry Spinelli Ch. 1-3