6th grade: March 27, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:   Review Trapezoids; SBAC practice test
  • Homework:  Area and Perimeter of Trapezoids; area of complex figures (trapezoid area)

Science

  • Classwork:  SBAC practice test
  • Homework: none

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Writer’s Workshop: myth; CONNECT FOUR greek roots
  • Homework: 1.  Read chapter 15 & 16 Lightning Thief and complete worksheet lt ch 15 16 2.  Greek word sentences due 4/1 greek vocab sentences; TEST on these words 4/1 greek word vocabulary 3.  Write MYTH based on plan- many students started this in class 4/1 plan myth 4.   Book Report (Book Talk, due 4/1/15) book talk

Social Studies

6th Grade: March 25, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:    Review homework; Fantastic 4; Journal- what’s the height?, review of area of triangles and parallelograms
  • Homework:  Area and Perimeter of triangles and parallelograms (triangle area)

Science

  • Classwork:  Volcano Powerpoint presentations- they were great! 🙂
  • Homework: none

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Read myth about medusa and fill out myth template; peer edit athens/sparta rough draft (compare and contrast peer edit)
  • Homework: 1.  Read chapter 13 & 14 Lightning Thief and be prepared for a quiz 2.  Greek word sentences due 4/1 greek vocab sentences; TEST on these words 4/1  3.  fill out myth template in preparation of own myth due 3/27 plan myth 4.   Book Report (Book Talk, due 4/1/15) book talk

Social Studies

  • Classwork: Peloponnesian War powerpoint
  • Homework: FINAL draft of athens/sparta essay

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Spelling

Final draft of two voice poem – on lined paper.  Make sure you skip lines between who is speaking and keep format of rough draft poem.

“Water is Life”  Water is Life article  paragraph 6-9  text dependent questions Water is life, paragraphs 6-9 text depdendent questions

Choose a book for next book talk powerpoint presentation.  It will be due on May 19th and 21st.  Students need to bring their book and show me that they have it!

6th grade: March 21st, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:    Review homework; Journal area of quadrilaterals;
  • Homework:  Area and Perimeter packet, area perimeter  This copy doesn’t have the last page, I will post the last page on Monday math extention from 3-20.

Science

  • Classwork:  Work on their Volcano Powerpoint- this will be completed by 3/25
  • Homework: Several students asked me to email their powerpoint to their parent’s email.  They have done so well with this project.  If students don’t have access to powerpoint at home and need to finish they can come to the library on Monday or Tuesday and use the school’s computers.  Most students were finished with this project as they had class periods to work on it.  They MUST have the following slides:  TITLE PAGE, LOCATION(where is volcano, map of location), PLATE TECTONICS (type of plate boundary, name of plates in boundary, type of volcano, cross section picture of volcano), COOL STORIES (eruption history, damage, legends…), BIBLIOGRAPHY (website links to all sources)

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Journal- elements of myths; Cronus myth analysis; SBAC practice testing
  • Homework: 1.  Read chapter 11 & 12 Lightning Thief and complete worksheet due 3/25  ch 12 lt homework 2.  Vocabulary packet on Greek words due 3/25 greek word vocabulary ; TEST on these words 4/1  3.  Sentence Variety worksheet due 3/25 sentence variety  4.   Book Report (Book Talk, due 4/1/15) book talk

Social Studies

  • Classwork: Review athens/sparta venn diagram and begin completing outline for compare/contrast paper athens and sparta outline
  • Homework: Rough Draft of Athens/Sparta similarities and differences paper.  I suggest students do their rough draft on a computer so that they can easily make corrections to complete the final draft.  It is VERY important that they have their rough draft on Wednesday, we will be doing a peer editing activity with the paper.

6th Grade: March 18, 2015

Math

  • Classwork:    Fantastic 4; Finish MO Math activity….finding mean, median, mode
  • Homework:  1.  Perimeter/area, ratio review worksheet ratio graph perimeter area  2.  Complete the  MO math packet, we went over this in class and should be mostly complete  (do NOT do 10,11,12)

Science

  • Classwork:  Work on their Volcano Powerpoint- this will be completed by 3/25
  • Homework: none

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Journal- lesson on allusion; vocabulary test;
  • Homework: 1.  Read chapter 10 Lightning Thief and complete worksheet due 3/20  lt ch 10 hmwrk 2.  Vocabulary packet on Greek words due 3/25 greek word vocabulary ; TEST on these words 4/1  3.  Sentence Variety worksheet due 3/25 sentence variety  4.   Book Report (Book Talk, due 4/1/15) book talk

Social Studies