Archives for August, 2016

August 30th- Sept 2nd

To Parents and Students, Do you have homework this week? Yes. Read for a minimum of 15 minutes a day. Complete the pronouns and capitalizations on Noredink.com. Identify a small moment to write about and complete some sort of pre writing (Brainframe). Do you have an assessment?  Yes. You will have two class periods to write a small moment.  Here is the rubric Read full article »

English and SS for August 22nd-26th

Parents,        We have completed 2 1/2 weeks of school, and things are moving forward in a dynamic way!   Does your child have HW?  Yes. 1. He/She should be reading at least 15 minutes a day. 2. They should log into Noredink.com and take the quiz on 'adjectives.' If they want, they can also do other topics.   Do they have an assessment?  No.   Upcoming this Read full article »

August 8th-12th 2016

Parents,      I wanted to welcome you and your students to the 6th grade.  My name is Mr Benford, and I will be teaching your student this year in English and Social Studies. I will be sending out weekly emails with the essential information for English and Social Studies; such as Homework for the week, assessments for the week, or any 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.