6th Grade: October 3, 2014


  • Classwork:  Fantastic 4; review homework; proportion handout- show Mrs. James you can do 4 problems!  Group work- find the equivalent fractions and what is the proportion?
  • Homework: 1. Review Packet (ratio review for test)…TEST on Ratios Wednesday.  Please do Review like a test, then check your answers here ratio review answers(1)


  • Classwork: Erosion Demonstration; WEATHERING/EROSION TEST
  • Homework:   Read Text pg.436-442, answer #2-12 in COMPLETE sentences

Language Arts

  • Classwork:     discussion of Out of the Dust;   Analysis of Out of Dust– complete Plot Diagram and character sketch about Billie Jo (plot diagram and character sketch) and turn in; mini lesson about Complex Sentences
  • Homework: 1.Vocabulary packet (nom/dict)(nom and dict vocab packet)   due 10/8  Remember that part C of the vocabulary packet has two parts this week- memorize a poem   AND  sentences for * vocabulary words using a dependent clause   2.  Complex Sentences worksheet (complex sentences handout 1) 3.  Read book of your choice in preparation of next book report- form will be passed out next week. 4. Character analysis template (Literary Analysis Paragraph Template characterization for OOD)….finish with evidence (quotes from text) about a character from Out of the Dust

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  Complete Venn Diagram from group presentations in Paleolithic journal; Group Work…become archaeologists and discover artifacts, complete midden worksheet (midden activity)
  • Homework:   Migration Brochure Project DUE 10/10 (Next Friday) (migration brochure)