6th Grade: September 17, 2014


  • Classwork:  Fantastic 4, marshmallow ratio activity
  • Homework: Ratio Review worksheet (ratio review prep for quiz), study for quiz on Friday.  The quiz will mirror the review worksheet.


  • Classwork: Weathering Lab parts 1 and 2
  • Homework: Complete parts 1 and 2 from lab.  Make sure questions are answered in COMPLETE sentences!

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Vocabulary Test, Writer’s workshop- began filling out template for Part C writing assignment for new vocabulary packet, Introduction of Out of the Dust– what caused the dust bowl, how did it cause migration.
  • Homework: 1.Vocabulary packet (tele/trans) (tele trans vocab) due 9/24   Remember that part C of the vocabulary packet has two parts this week- writing an expository paragraph about transcontinental flight and sentences for starred vocabulary words    2.    Finish template for paragraph about transcontinental flight (DUE  THIS FRIDAY 9/19) (Literary Analysis Paragraph Template-5paragraphgeneral)  3.  Read Out of the Dust p. 37-84  4.  Out of the Dust questions (out of dust questions) due 10/3    5.  Book Review due 9/26 (bookreview)

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  Discussed why people migrate today and why they may have during the Paleolithic time period ;Discussed specific climate changes that might cause migration- tied in with Dust Bowl, began p. 6 of Paleolithic journal
  • Homework: Finish pg. 6 of their Paleolithic Journal (paleolithic journal) if not already completed