Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

Moving Forward

Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Wk 9-26-16 Middle School Homework

6th Grade Homework - Due 9-27-16

- Discuss your lab findings with your family. Share what you found on each culture. Reflect on the following as your answer each question remembering to follow the SWR= Science Writing Rubric. Write your responses in paragraph form. Remember you will present your findings to your class as the Bell Ringer on Tuesday. 

1. How did your prediction of culture two differ from the actual findings?

2. How might you have made improvements to the lab now that you are done?

3. Why was it important to place cultures in different locations?

4. Which culture showed the greatest number of pollutants? Why?

5. How can this information benefit scientist as it relates to air pollutants?


Room 118 6th Grade / You will use your Science Writing Rubric SWR and complete your lab report pages 1 and 2.  Page one is your bell ringer and page two is your data table. Remember to use your science vocabulary, key details, and organize your observations clearly. This is due Tuesday when you enter class. 

Bell Ringer Questions - Follow the rubric:

What do you anticipate will be found on your cultures in relation to their location? How do you think these differences occurred? How can this information benefit scientist as it relates to air pollutants?


7th Grade – Heredity 9-26-16

Discuss with your family the difference between recessive and dominant traits. Share your knowledge about Gregor Mendel. Why is he important to science? Observe the face and hands of your family. How are your physical characteristics the same and different? Orally share your answers with your family.


8th Grade – Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures


Read the power point as you improve your science notes. Remember to share the rubric with your family. Create a chart due Thursday 9-29-16 that explains with examples:

Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures

We will discuss the rubric on Tuesday. You must begin your research this evening do not wait until the last minute.




9351 South Lowe Avenue - Chicago IL 60620 - (773) 535-3151
Chicago Public Schools

Welcome to #119!

“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark”

My name is Kaitlyn Doherty & I am excited to have joined the Kipling Tigers Team for the 2018-2019 school year! This school year begins my 6th year teaching in CPS, and my 4th year teaching Diverse Learners. In working closely with your middle schooler, I will assist him/her in accelerating their academic career, and instilling life-long learning skills along the way. I will assist your child in an Inclusion setting (within general education classrooms) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:45am-2:45pm and Fridays, 7:45am-11:20am.


current classroom happenings



  • Individual introductions via PowerPoint presentations

  • Inferencing Activity

  • Measuring Up Test

  • No Red Ink

  • NewsELA


  • Math Stations focusing on Numbers and Operations

  • IXL

  • Measuring Up Test

  • Dreambox



Your child’s general education teachers will assign homework that I will modify to meet their individual needs; therefore, all homework due will be listed under the pages of the below teachers, so please check daily:

Mrs. Gale

Ms. Steider

Mr. White

Mrs. Washington



Because effective communication is at the forefront of everything in life, please communicate with me via the REMIND wesbite/app at:


Thank you for your time,

Kaitlyn Doherty

Upper Grades Diverse Learner Specialist