• 6th Grade Announcements

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     WEEK OF DECEMBER 17-20

    *CONNELL/MATH- 

     6th grade honors math will be continuing and completing their ELU over Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities. We will review on Friday. Field trip forms and money are due to their math teacher THIS WEEK!!

    *CHAPMAN/MATH

    • This week we will begin Unit 4: Integer Operations

      • Monday - Adding Integers with Models
      • Tuesday - Subtracting Integers with Models
      • Wednesday - Adding & Subtracting Integers
      • Thursday - Integers in Real Life
      • Friday - Quiz: Adding & Subtracting Integers

     

      *KENDZIOR/SOCIAL STUDIES-

    6th Grade History - Learning about Gandhi
     
     *WAGNITZ/SOCIAL STUDIES-

     Weekly Vocabulary: Unit 10 and Unit 9-mixed economy, city-state, dictatorship, communism, archipelago, Ring of Fire, globalization


    Weekly learning goal: I understand the physical geography of East and Southeast Asia is characterized by rivers, coastlines and several archipelagos and how to place dates on a timeline ranging from BC to AD.


    Monday, November 5, 2018

    Lesson: Finishing Unit 10 Review, Creating dates on BC and AD timelines

    BC and AD articles, interactive notebooks


    Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Lesson: Unit 10 Test, finish BC and AD work, begin Eastern Asia Map


    Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    Lesson: Finishing the political and physical maps of Southeast Asia including the Himalaya Mountains, Gobi Desert, Central Asian Plateau; ten major cities; Yellow River, Mekong River, Yangtze River; Strait of Malacca; People’s Republic of China; Taiwan; Japan; Indonesia; North Korea; South Korea. Shade in the Ring of Fire.


    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Lesson: Finishing the political and physical maps of Southeast Asia including the Himalaya Mountains, Gobi Desert, Central Asian Plateau; ten major cities; Yellow River, Mekong River, Yangtze River; Strait of Malacca; People’s Republic of China; Taiwan; Japan; Indonesia; North Korea; South Korea. Shade in the Ring of Fire.

    Population distribution in East Asia.


    Friday, November 9, 2018

    Lesson: Current Events/Catch up day

     

    East Asia Geography Quiz Monday, November 12th!

     

     *TEEL/ELAR-

    Monday - Christmas light kindness & Pixar short with plot
    Tuesday - Periods 1, 3, 5 & 7 - MAP Testing
    Wednesday -  Periods 2, 4 & 6 - MAP Testing
    Thursday -  Early Release - OAP & pep rally
    Friday - First Day of Christmas Break

     

    *MILLER/ELAR-

    Fiction-Plot Elements-setting,characters, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

    read Freak the Mighty,

    *NULISCH & SMITH/SCIENCE-

     

     

      We are starting a Unit on Plate Tectonics.  In this unit we'll be learning the major tectonic plates of the Earth and how the movement of these plates causes major geological events. 
     

     

     
    General Announcements and Upcoming Events  
     
     
     
    12/17:,  Boys bball away, Girls bball home @ 5:30pm, Board mtg @ 7pm
     
    12/18: Different bell schedule, MAP testing, HS course semester exams,  SV band winter concert @7pm @ SHS
     
    12/19: Different bell schedule, MAP testing, HS course semester exams, 5th and 6th grade PTA Christmas party during their lunch time
     
    12/20: Early Release, UIL Eligibility report, OAP performance during school, Pep Rally,

     

     6th Grade Grading Policy

    The following guidelines apply to all academic areas (except Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Spanish and Honors W. History) 

    • Accurate and up to date grades shall be kept by each teacher with a minimum of 10 daily grades taken each quarter
    • There should be a minimum of 3 tests or equivalent assessments required each quarter. This category does not include semester exams.

    6th Grade:

    • Student will have up to 7 days to turn in late work
    • Honors Math will have 5 days
    • Point deduction for late work is left up to teacher discretion