Archives for November, 2015

6th Grade English and SS Dec 1st-4th

Essential: 1. Cornerstone Writing Assessment on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.  This will be an expository writing assessment that will only be done in class.  This is a mid-year check on how well each student is doing in grasping the writing elements taught in class. 2. Due Friday: Plot and Character sheets are due.  Students should have already turned in their theme Read full article »

6th Grade SS and English for Nov 24th-27th

Essential: Due Monday (This was actually due last Friday, but I did not check): 1. All summaries 2. All Vocabulary 3. City Guide visuals Due by Friday 1. Setting Poster with 3 quotes from the book and a paragraph on mood 2. Cause and Effect Sheet 3. Theme Sheet 4. Character Poster 5. Plot Extra:   Next Tuesday, the 1st of December, students will start their Cornerstone.  This is a grade level Read full article »

English and SS for Nov 17th-24th

Sorry for the late e-mail, but all that is due this week will be done in class. Essential: -Have Novel Study book finished, along with the summaries and vocabulary sheets, by Friday. Extra:   In class, students will be working on the visuals for their 'Kid Visitors Guide."  This will all be done in class and will be due Friday. How can you help you Read full article »

SS and English November 10th-14th

Essential: -Quiz next Friday on Absolute and Relative location (Coordinates).  Students havenot learned about this yet; it will be introduced next week. -Homework: Read your Novel Study book everyday. Extra: -Novel Study: By Nov the 18th By Monday night, each student should have read 4 chunks and completed 4 summaries.  By next Friday (13th) night, students should have completed a total of 7 chunks Read full article »

English and SS Nov 3rd-6th

I hope everyone had a relaxing break.  Sorry so late this week, but I spent a week in Siem Reap with the family.   Essential: -Wednesday we will be choosing a book for our next Novel Study.  This can be any book, as long as it is the student's reading level and the student hasn't read it.  You can buy this book 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.