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Here is what is happening in sixth grade the week of October 14th:
Math - We will be working on multiplying decimals and reviewing division.
Religion - We will learn that God reveals his truth to us through Scripture and Tradition and that Scripture and Tradition can guide us in knowing how to live.
Social Studies - We will continue our study of latitude and longitude.  In American History we will further explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.  The students learned about Christopher Columbus this week.  They worked on answering questions using an except from Columbus's diary, they also worked on writing a paragraph giving reasons why they think Columbus is either a hero or a villain.  Some class time was given and the students have been instructed to finish anything they did not finish in class for homework due Wednesday.
Language Arts - The students were giving their second book report assignment today.  They are to choose a mystery book.  The book must be brought in to me by Friday for approval.  Please make sure your child has returned the book they borrowed from me for the last book report.     6th Grade:
*Assessment on Friday, October 18
Chapter on Nouns: Language
Voyage textbook can be used to
review and study Chapter 1:
Singular & Plural Nouns, Possessive
Nouns, Nouns as subject and
subject complements
Science - Lesson 9.1 What are Minerals? Quiz Wednesday Oct 16
Objectives
 Explain what minerals are and how they are formed
 Identify the physical properties of minerals
 Sort minerals into groups based on their physical properties
Students will be getting a project sheet on minerals today Oct. 11 th
with the directions for the project. It is due Wednesday, October 23 rd .
Lesson 9.2 What are Properties of Minerals?
It is a digital lesson.
Other reminders:* No school on Monday in observance of Columbus Day.* Our annual craft fair is coming up on November 2.
Have a great week!

 

Here is what is happening in sixth grade the week of October 7:

Math - We will be studying dividing mixed numbers.  We will have a quiz on lessons 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 on Friday.

Social Studies - In geography we will continue with latitude and longitude.  In American History we will look at how Thomas Jefferson expanded the US westward.  We will also take a look at how Christopher Columbus can be viewed as both a hero and a villain.

Religion - We will be finishing chapter 1 in our religion book.  The chapter focused on how God makes himself known to us.

Science - Unit 9 is the Rock Cycle

Lesson 9.1 What are Minerals?

Objectives

  • Explain what minerals are and how they are formed
  • Identify the physical properties of minerals
  • Sort minerals into groups based on their physical properties

Other reminders:

* Daniel Boone picture books are due on Monday.

* Book reports are due on Friday.  The directions were handed out but can also be found on our class website.

* No school on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.

Have a great week!

 

Good Afternoon,

The students did a great job with the dramatization of the life of Catherine McAuley this afternoon during our Mercy Day celebration!

Here is what is happening in sixth grade the week of September 30:

Social Studies  - We will explore the reasons why Thomas Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase as well as learn about the Lewis and Clark expedition.  In geography we will continue to review lines of latitude and longitude.  Completed Daniel Boone picture books will be due no later than Monday, October 7.

Math - We will find products involving fractions and mixed numbers and compute quotients of fractions and solve problems involving division of fractions.

Religion - We will learn that God created us to know him and reveals who he is and that, Jesus Christ is the fullness of God's Revelation.

Science - Lesson 8.4 How do Plates Move is a digital lesson.

Thursday, October 3rd will be a Unit 8 Test.  This is an open book but the students should still be studying.

 Unit 9 is the Rock Cycle

Lesson 9.1 What are Minerals?

Objectives

  • Explain what minerals are and how they are formed
  • Identify the physical properties of minerals
  • Sort minerals into groups based on their physical properties

Other Reminders:

* Picture Day is Monday, September 30, remember to wear dress uniforms and bring in picture order forms.

* Audition for "Alice in Wonderland" will be Monday, September 30 from 2:30 - 4:00.

* No school on Friday, October 4 for a teacher workshop day.

* Book reports are due Friday, October 11.

Have a great week!

Good Afternoon Sixth Grade Parents,

We have made it through our first full week of school! Here is what is happening in sixth grade the week of September 16:

Religion:  We will start preparing for our Mercy Day celebration which will be on Friday, September 27 at 1:45.  We will be preparing to present the history of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.

Math: We have been studying exponents, order of operations and prime factorization.  This week we will be finishing chapter 1 with greatest common factors and least common multiples.  One thing I forgot to put on the supply list was a graph paper notebook for math.  The books last year were consumable so I forgot to add it for this year,  so if your child could bring in a graph paper notebook I would appreciate it.

Science: 6th Grade Science Fusion

Sept 3-13 Quiz on Friday September 13th

The students started to learn how to write a lab report.  The students started the Science book.  Unit 8 Lesson 1 How Do Weathering and Erosion Shape the Earth’s Surface?

Objectives:

  • Explain what is weathering and how does it change rock
  • Explain how erosion and deposition change the Earth’s surface
  • Describe how landforms can change over time]\contrast physical weathering and erosion

Social Studies: We have been studying early Westward Expansion.  We will continue that study with a further look at Daniel Boone.

Literacy: We have begun literacy groups.  These groups will focus on reading, grammar and writing.  The students have chosen their first book report book and were given the instructions today.  The book report is due October 11.

Other Reminders:

*  Band with Mr. Jenkins meets on Tuesdays, make sure your child returns a permission slip if they want to participate.

*  Running Club will start on Wednesday after school.  Again, please make sure your child has returned a permission slip to participate.

Have a great week!

Dear Sixth Grade Parents,
I hope everyone had a great summer.  I am looking forward to a wonderful school year with my sixth graders!  Although my homeroom grade level has changed my classroom has not, so students will still report to the same classroom on the first day of school.  We are excited to have 7th and 8th graders joining us on the third floor this year!
Mrs. Reynolds has moved upstairs to the Science Lab and will be teaching 5th grade homeroom as well as science for the upper grades.  The 6th, 7th and 8th graders will be with me in the mornings for homeroom/religion.  I will be teaching Social Studies to the upper grades.  Your students will have me for math.  We will be continuing with Literacy Blocks this year with the 3 - 6 grades.
I am looking forward to another school year with your children!  The first day of school will be the Tuesday after Labor Day, September 3 and it will be a full day with dismissal at 2:30.
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Homework for the week of 10/14/19
Math - p. 71 problems 17 - 22, 29 - 34, p. 72 problems 41 - 57 odd due 10/16/19                                                                    p. 79 problems 37 - 65 odd due 10/17/19                                 p. 85 problems 1 - 27 odd due 10/18/19
 Social Studies - Columbus worksheet and paragraph due 10/16/19
                                                                                                               Book Report - have mystery book aprroved by 10/18/19                                                                                                    Science - lesson 9.1 quiz on 10/16/19                                      Grammar - noun test on 10/18/19

 

 

 

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September Book Report

 

Due Date:  Friday, October 11, 2019

 

For the class’s first book report, each student will choose a book from the ones provided.  Your book report will be made up of two parts, a written report and a project.

 

Written Report

 

Your report must have an illustrated cover with the title of the book, your name, and the due date.  The next page will be a title page including the title, author, illustrator (if there is one), publisher, copyright date, your name, and due date.  The written report must begin with a paragraph describing the main characters of the book.  Next, your report should have a paragraph describing the setting of the book.  The body of your report will include several paragraphs summarizing the story.  Your report must conclude with a one paragraph critique of the book.  Your written report should be 2 – 3 pages in length, double-spaced using size 12 font.

 

Illustrated Cover 10 Points
Title Page 5 Points
Description of Main Characters 5 Points
Description of Setting 5 Points
Summary of the Story 20 Points
Critique 5 Points

 

 

Mini Flip Chart

 

Your project this month will be to design a Mini Flip Chart for your book.

Instructions for the Mini Flip Chart:

  1. Take an unlined legal size of paper and fold it lengthwise.
  2. Fold the paper in half in the other directions, and then fold again. Your paper should have eight sections.
  1. With scissors, cut the three fold lines to the center line, this will form four flaps.
  2. Close the flaps and place the fold so it’s at the top.
  3. On the first flap, write the word “beginning.”
  4. On the second flap, write the word “middle.”
  5. On the third flap, write the word “end.”
  6. On the fourth flap, write the word, “favorite scene.”
  7. Open the first flap and on the lower section write 1 – 2 sentences about the beginning of the story.
  1. Open the second flap and on the lower section write 1 – 2 sentences about the middle of the story.
  1. Open the third flap and on the lower section write 1 – 2 sentences about the end of the story.
  1. Open the fourth flap and on the lower section write 1 – 2 sentences about your favorite scene.
  1. On the upper section of the first flap draw an illustration for the beginning.
  2. On the upper section of the second flap draw an illustration for the middle.
  3. On the upper section of the third flap draw an illustration for the end.
  4. On the upper section of the fourth flap draw and illustration for your favorite scene.
  5. Attach an index card to the back of the uncut side so that half of the card is showing.Write the title and author of the story along with your name.

 

 

Beginning Flap 10 Points
Middle Flap 10 Points
End Flap 10 Points
Favorite Scene Flap 10 Points
Neatness

Title Card

5 Points

5 Points

 Remember:

 

*  Check your spelling!

*  Check your grammar!

*  Neatness counts!

*  Enjoy the book!