6th grade: September 24, 2014


  • Classwork:  Fantastic 4, Review of Quiz and make corrections, Ratio journal, learn unit rates
  • Homework: Ratio Lesson 16 Worksheet (lesson 16 ratio packet) ; please complete all pages, all problems but can use a calculator on last page


  • Classwork: Weathering/Erosion Lab (weathering and erosion lab)
  • Homework:   1.  Complete  the lab if not already complete.  Make sure questions are answered in COMPLETE sentences!  2.  Read Chapter 9 Section 3 and answer section review (only #2,3,4, 6,7)  in COMPLETE sentences

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Vocabulary Test; review- What is a conjunction??; Introduce figurative language (figurative language handout); ask students to find 5 similes in the first 30 pages of Out of the Dust, identify similes and write what they mean
  • Homework: 1.Vocabulary packet (ped/man) (ped man vocabulary)  due 9/30  Remember that part C of the vocabulary packet has two parts this week- writing literary analysis paragraph about the poem (please use template!!-theme and figurative language template)   AND  list 4 manual jobs   2.  Read Out of the Dust p. 123-149 and find 1 simile in this reading- write on a separate piece of paper with page number and what simile means  3.  Out of the Dust questions (out of dust questions) due 10/3 in COMPLETE sentences on a separate paper    4.  Book Review due  Friday, 9/26 (bookreview) 5. Conjunction worksheet (conjunction worksheet)

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  Group work:  students worked in their groups based on their paleolithic reading (East Africa, Middle East, or Europe).  Groups are to create a poster that has the following details about their groups’ reading:  1. Location  2. Climate  3. Food  4. Tools
  • Homework:   None  🙂