6th grade: October 30, 2015

Math

  • Classwork: PERCENTS!!!! and relating them to decimals
  • Homework:  p. 116-117  do all problems on these two pages

ONLINE resource to help with the math textbook.  You can access “homework help” for all the problems that students are assigned through this link.  Simply click on the lesson that they are doing and then the problem that you are having difficulty with.

http://homework.cpm.org/cpm-homework/homework/category/CC/textbook/CC1

Science

  • Classwork:  Chapter 13 TEST
  • Homework:  Read page 470-473 answer questions #1-7

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Compound-Complex sentences; Annotating in text, using post it notes in Golden Goblet; review setting in Golden Goblet
  • Homework: 1.  vocabulary packet c vis/scope vis and scope vocab packet; don’t forget part C-    TEST Wednesday 11/4  2.  Read Chapter 2 & 3 of Golden Goblet and complete dialectical journal golden goblet chapter 2 and 3 journal due 11/4 3.  Using Golden Goblet setting worksheet setting template write a paragraph about the setting of Golden Goblet  4.  Compound/complex worksheet (last page is repeated so I asked students to tear it off)  compound complex sentences worksheet 1&2   Please write your responses to 2nd page of packet on a separate piece of paper and I asked students to tell if they have combined sentences into a compound sentence or complex sentence  4.  Book Talk due 11/6 book talk

Social Studies

  • Classwork:  Egypt religion webquest, exploring the british museum website
  • I told students that if they don’t want to learn about the mummification process through this website they can bring a note from a parent and I will make an alternative assignment  http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/
  • Homework: NONE

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Science:

Those students who did not finish their critter in class need to finish at home.  They will do a presentation of their critter and it’s adaptations on Tuesday.

Plato Assignment Life Science Grade 7, Semester 1, Unit 2 Cells.  Do not do pretest.  Complete What is Life with Assessment.

Language Arts:

Sentence Combining 4 and 5

Spelling Days 39 and 40

Book Review is Due 11/5

Read and annotate (with sticky notes!) chapters 1 and 2 of A Long Walk to Water.

History:

Read and annotate “The Silent Traveler”.  Complete chart.

6th Grade: October 28, 2015

Math

  • Classwork: PERCENTS!!!!
  • Homework:  p. 110 Review and Preview Problems 3.31 through 3.35

ONLINE resource to help with the math textbook.  You can access “homework help” for all the problems that students are assigned through this link.  Simply click on the lesson that they are doing and then the problem that you are having difficulty with.

http://homework.cpm.org/cpm-homework/homework/category/CC/textbook/CC1

Science

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  Vocabulary Test; review setting in Golden Goblet
  • Homework: 1.  vocabulary packet c vis/scope vis and scope vocab packet; don’t forget part C-    TEST Wednesday 11/4  2.  Read Chapter 2 & 3 of Golden Goblet and complete dialectical journal golden goblet chapter 2 and 3 journal due 11/4 3.  Complete Golden Goblet setting worksheet setting template due 10/30 4.  Book Talk due 11/6

Social Studies

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Science:

In class we worked on creating our critter.  Students will finish them up on Thursday and present them.

Plato Assignment #4

Language Arts:

Spelling Day #37

Read and annotate “Generation z Stereotyped”.  Complete questions.  Generation Z Stereotyped

Quizlet – add a new study set titled Greek/Latin Roots and add the following:

ambi/amphi – both

tri-three

tetra-four

penta/quinta – five

Book review due 11/5

Sentence combining worksheet  Sentence combining 3

History:

Fact Flipper

Spanish Rice  Spanish Rice

6th Grade: October 23, 2015

Math

  • Classwork: Fractions!!  finding equivalent fractions, reducing and simplifying fractions
  • Homework:  p. 103-105 Review and Preview Problems 3.12 through 3.21

ONLINE resource to help with the math textbook.  You can access “homework help” for all the problems that students are assigned through this link.  Simply click on the lesson that they are doing and then the problem that you are having difficulty with.

http://homework.cpm.org/cpm-homework/homework/category/CC/textbook/CC1

Science

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  What are mood/tone?  Fill out mood/tone worksheet tone-moodassignment.  Introduce Golden Goblet begin reading in class and review what setting is (TIME and PLACE)
  • Homework: 1.  vocabulary packet com/con com and con vocab packet; don’t forget part C- it is a word study this week   TEST Wednesday 10/28  2.  Read Chapter 1 of Golden Goblet and complete setting/mood worksheet dialctical journal setting  3.  Complex sentences #1,2,3 due 10/28 Complex sentences 1,2,3 4.  Find a new book to read at home for next book review due 11/6- bring to class for approval if you haven’t already.  5.  complete tone/mood worksheet tone-moodassignment if not completed in class

Social Studies

Thursday, October 22, 2015

We have a lot of longer projects going on right now, so students should pay attention to due dates!

Science:

Critter writing and drawing is due on Tuesday.  Make a critter

Plato Assignment #4 due 10/28

Quizlet, add words:

Population Growth:  An increase in the number of individuals of a species.

Natural Resources:  Materials, such as water, minerals, energy, and soil, that people use from nature and natural systems.

Language Arts:

Spelling day 34 and 35

Spelling list #2  Spelling list 2 day 33-40

Spelling list #3 Spelling list 3 day 33-40

Spelling list #4 Spelling list 4, days 33-40

Finish “Teen Slang…”  Teen Slang

Compound/complex sentence workseet #1  complex sentences handout 1

Next book review due 11/5

History:

Islam Culture Fact Flipper due 10/28  Islamic Empire Fact Flipper Instructions

Finish Change in Arabia worksheet after reading “Trade in Arabia”  Life and Trade on the Arabian Peninsula Change in Arabia

 

6th Grade: October 21, 2015

Math

ONLINE resource to help with the math textbook.  You can access “homework help” for all the problems that students are assigned through this link.  Simply click on the lesson that they are doing and then the problem that you are having difficulty with.

http://homework.cpm.org/cpm-homework/homework/category/CC/textbook/CC1

Science

  • Classwork:  Notes on Waves/Tides from powerpoint waves_tides
  • Homework:  We finished the notes in class….so NO homework  🙂

Language Arts

  • Classwork:  pre/post vocabulary test; journal write; review independent and dependent clauses and complex sentences
  • Homework: 1.  vocabulary packet com/con com and con vocab packet; don’t forget part C- it is a word study this week   TEST Wednesday 10/28  2.  Read Closely and annotate “Mesopotamia” mesoptamia answer questions #1,2,5,6 on a separate piece of paper  due 10/23  3.  Complex sentences #1,2,3 due 10/28 Complex sentences 1,2,3 3.  Find a new book to read at home for next book review due 11/6- bring to class for approval if you haven’t already.

Social Studies