Sixth-Grade Class News

Rachael Franklin, Sixth-Grade Teacher

Friday
Dec082017

8 December 2017

Sixth Grade News

If anyone would be willing to donate bottles of glue or glue sticks for art class, that would be greatly appreciated!

For Social Studies, the students will be making a Great Wall of China out of sugar cubes! I ask that you each bring in two boxes of sugar cubes for your child to complete this project. Also, if anyone could donate a bag of powdered sugar to help make the paste, that would be great. Please send the sugar cubes to school by Tuesday.


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 - From now until Christmas break, Math 1 will work on a new unit of "Solving One-Step Equations".

  • Math 2 will be finishing Chapter 3, "Inequalities". There will be a test on Thursday, December 14.

  • Pre-Algebra will continue their work on Chapter 6, "Ratios, Proportions, & Percents". The main focus for next week will be on percents.

  • Reading 2 - We have just finished Act 1 of A Christmas Carol.  We will now be looking at the character development and transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge.  Soon, we will compare it to a movie version of same which is a Reading 2 standard.

  • English - We have moved on from our hyperdoc, which was finished last week, to learning more about the 6-Traits of Writing.  We are now focusing on the sentence fluency trait in our own writing.

  • Social Studies - There will be a test on chapters 6 & 14 on Monday.

  • Science - There will be a chapter 1 test on Thursday, December 14th. The study guide will come home on Monday.

Memory Work:

None


Friday
Dec012017

1 December 2017

Sixth Grade News

Please check with your child to make sure they have school supplies like pens, pencils, white out, etc. Some students are coming to class unprepared and having to scramble around for writing utensils.


Coming Up:

  • 5-6 Girls basketball practice on Monday 3:30-5

  • 5-6 Boys basketball practice on Monday 4:30-6

  • 5-6 Girls & Boys basketball games on Tuesday vs. St. Paul @ 4:15 and 5:15 pm


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will be taking a test over "Integers" on Monday.

  • Math 2 will continue to work on their unit of Chapter 3, “Inequalities”.  Next week they will focus on solving one-step inequalities with multiplication & division and two-step inequalities.

  • Pre-Algebra began to work on the unit of Chapter 6 and it will continue into next week.

  • Reading 2 will start reading A Christmas Carol next week.

Memory Work:

No memory work

If your child has lines in the Christmas program, those need to be memorized.


Friday
Nov172017

17 November 2017

Sixth Grade News

Please check with your child to make sure they have school supplies like pens, pencils, white out, etc. Some students are coming to class unprepared and having to scramble around for writing utensils.

 

Coming Up:

  • 5-6 Girls & Boys basketball games @ St. James on Monday

  • 5-6 Boys basketball practice on Tuesday 3:30-5

Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will continue their work with "Integers".  There will be review work on adding and subtracting integers and a quiz right before Thanksgiving Break.

  • Math 2 will be reviewing their unit on “Equations”next week.   The will take a test on Wednesday, November 22.

  • Pre-Algebra will  continue to study Chapter 5, “Operations w/ Fractions”.  They will solving equations that have fractions as a part of the problem.

  • English - Students are working on a grammar hyperdoc.  It is a digital lesson that incorporates different things from both the textbook and internet.  Students work at their own pace and I am allowed to work with them 1 on 1 throughout the unit.

  • Science - There will be a test on chapter 5 on Tuesday.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, November 21st

Second Article of Apostle’s Creed & Meaning (up to “is my Lord”)

Due Wednesday, November 22nd

Meaning of Second Article (from “who has redeemed me” through the end)

 

Friday
Nov102017

10 November 2017

Sixth Grade News

Please check with your child to make sure they have school supplies like pens, pencils, white out, etc. Some students are coming to class unprepared and having to scramble around for writing utensils.

If you are in need of your PTL service hours for the year, the Eaglet Tournament is coming up next weekend and we would love your help!


Coming Up:

  • 5-6 Girls basketball practice on Monday from 3:30-5

  • 5-6 Boys basketball practice on Monday from 4:30-6

  • 5-6 Girls & Boys basketball games @ St. Philip on Tuesday

  • 5-6 Girls & Boys basketball tournament Thursday-Saturday


Happening in Class:

  • English - We will be starting chapter 3 in our grammar textbooks next week.  Students will be getting their chapter 2 tests back at the beginning of next week.

  • Reading 2 - We will be finishing a short unit on Informational Texts before moving on to reading/viewing Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol for the holiday season.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, November 14th

Genesis 3:15

Due Thursday, November 16th

First Article of the Creed & meaning


Thursday
Nov022017

2 November 2017

Sixth Grade News

Grades will be opened on Friday, November 3rd around 3:30 pm.

Just a reminder that if you did not purchase the coupon book that went home at the start of the school year, you will need to either bring in the money for it, or bring back the book.

If you would like to bring in a box for Operation Christmas Child, you can do so until Monday!

Coming Up:

  • 5-6 Girls basketball practice on Monday from 3:30-5

  • 5-6 Boys basketball practice on Monday from 4:30-6

  • 5-6 Girls & Boys basketball games vs. Pilgrim on Tuesday

  • 5-6 Girls basketball practice on Thursday from 3:30-5

Happening in Class:

  • English - We will have a chapter 2 test on Wednesday, November 8th.

  • Math 1 will wrap up their study of "Exponents, Square Roots, and Order of Operations" next week. They will take a test on Wednesday. They will then start a new unit on "Integers".

  • Math 2 will continue next week with their study on the unit “Equations”.   Some of the key concepts we will be covering are combining like terms, distributive property, and solving one-step equations.

  • Pre-Algebra will be wrapping up their unit of study on Chapter 4, “Factors, Fractions, & Exponents”. There will a test on Wednesday. Then they will begin to study Chapter 5, “Operations w/ Fractions”.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, November 7th

1 Timothy 1:15

Due Thursday, November 9th

Close of the Commandments