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    "The Important thing is to not stop questioning, curiosity has its own reasons for existing." Einstein
    We, the SAGE Students of Copper Creek Elementary School, challenge ourselves to excel in learning by thinking differently, digging deeper and using our best effort to go beyond expectations as we stretch our brains in different directions.
  • Welcome to the Copper Creek SAGE Website.  SAGE is a replacement math at ELA reading program for 3rd-6th grade.  The program is designed to allow gifted students to rise to high levels of thinking and skills as they explore concepts in unique and "out of the box" ways.  Make sure you check out the blog below for weekly updates including project and assessment dates.
    Overview of Quarter 3 Please read:
    All reading students will be working on a multi-source research paper on the person they have chosen.  We will have lessons related to using different resources and taking notes usings those resources.  Each grade level will have plenty of time in class to complete this project.  The project requirements and rubrics can be found under the class handout link.
    Also in reading each grade level will focus on a unit related to US History which will include analysis of historical documents.  3/4 will focus on topics related to the Underground Railroad (including emancipation) and 5/6 Segregation (focusing on school integration).
    Math will have one change:  each grade level will have (besides weekly assessments) small quizzes on the basic skills (add, sub, mult, divide) that we have covered so far.  5th and 6th this will include fractions and decimals, 4th will include fractions and decimals (division while numbers only), 3rd whole numbers with just adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators.


  • Welcome to 4th quarter

    Posted by Robyn Cohon on 3/25/2019

    4th quarter is always a bit crazy.  Over the next few weeks students will be taking AZMerit.  We will do the practice tests online but they can be found here.  After this week they will no longer be accessable.



    BizTown is April 30th for grades 4-6.  It is not too late to designate a State Tax Credit for our trip.  Right now we have gotten the cost per student to no more than $15.

    Over the next few weeks all assessments will still take place weekly but they will ostly be review of previous grade level materials.  

    Math this week:

    3rd grade - focus on writing equations.  Quiz Friday

    4th Grade - Focus on order of operation and equations - Quiz Friday

    5th Grade - Focus on Fractions and decimals along with writing equation and expressions.  Quiz Friday

    6th Grade - this week will focus on Data.  Quiz Friday.



    This week will be mini lessions on elements of fiction and non fiction.  All grade levels have a short reading comprehension assessment friday.





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  • 8:45 - 9:45 (3rd Math)
    9:45 - 10:45 (5th Math)
    10:15 - 11:15 (4th Math)
    11:15 - 12:15 (6th Math)
    12:15 - 12:45 (Lunch)
    12:45 - 1:45 (3rd Math)
    1:45 - 2:45 (5th/6th ELA) 
     2:45 - 3:15 Prep
    *Please note that some class overlap on time, class structure is designed to work around this and each group has 45-60 minutes of  dedicated  instruction.

SAGE Notes

  • Her are some upcoming events and speakers on Gifted Education.  Click each link for more information

    March 9th Gifted Institute- Presentations by Experts, Local Venders and activities for Students

    March 14th Night for Parents of the Gifted - Speaker Nathan Levy

    March 12th Mountain Ridge Gifted Parent Night - Join us for an evening of gifted education with renowned author and gifted educator, Nathan Levy!
    The event will begin with an overview of Mountain Ridge’s new Gifted Academy, which opens to
    incoming 9th graders this upcoming fall. Come meet our
    gifted team here at Ridge and find
    out why it’s just better here!


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  • Dreambox Login:

    1.  Sign in at portal.dvusd.org

    2.  Click "more" at bottom left

    3.  Click "dreambox"

    4.  Login again to authenticate


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  • Gifted Testing

    The next testing will take place May for Kinder and students who missed Winter Testing.

    Students already in SAGE will not need to test again.

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    Students Google Drive Login:


    Password:  ID number

    To share with Mrs. Cohon:  robyn.cohon@dvusd.org

    Students can only share and communicate only with other Deer Valley Accounts for safety reasons.

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