Archives for August, 2015

6th Grade SS and English for Sept 1st-4th

Thank you to all who showed up for the Open House last night.  It was great to meet you, and I look forward to working as a team to help build our students this year.  I will continue to seek a way to communicate more effectively about your students' progress.  Next weeks Presentation. Here is the plan for next week:   Essential: 1. Read full article »

6th Grade SS/English for August 24th-28th

Essential: 1.  No Assessments or assignments due (Except for those doing Current Events). 2. The first grade, Map of My World, has been entered into Gradebook. 3. Open-house is this Thursday.  A survey will be sent out by me, to see what topics you want me to cover. If you have an opinion, please reply. Extra: We have completed the Map of My World project Read full article »

English and SS for August 17th-20th

To all my hardworking students and their ever-helpful parents, Essential: 1. Due Monday (8/17) for Benford Homebase, and Tuesday (8/18) for Hamaguchi Homebase is your Map of My World project.  This is your first grade for Social Studies. 2. You (the student) should be reading a minimum of 15 minutes a night.  This should be in English and a grade level appropriate book. Extra: English: We Read full article »

Welcome to 6th Grade!

Welcome,      As your son or daughter's sixth grade teacher, I wanted to extend a warm welcome.  My name is Tim Benford and I will be teaching your child in Social Studies and English this year.      The first two days have been exciting for most and a little scary for others.  It may take some time for students to Read full article »

Advisory Circle

This will provide you with information that is going on with Benford's Advisory Circle.

6th Grade English

Here you can find information about the 6+1 traits of writing or the types of books that we will be reading. Also you can find resources that will help you improve you testing skills.

6th Grade Social Studies

Social Studies is one of the most interesting classes in school. you get to study the most current topics with news report and videos, then travel back in time to ancient people and study the way they lived and died. You are engulfed in a whirlpool of information about amazing people, that will inspire you do do and be more.