The 6th Grade Team
Ben Hymes, Math
Lisa Ferris, Language Arts
Deanna White, Social Studies
Jennifer Nemet, Science
Clarissa Wylie, Intervention Specialist
A Peek at Our Week
Language Arts: Welcome to 2020!! Quarter three will be a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. We will be doing many practice AIR test this quarter. We will also begin reading "Black Star Bright Dawn" and incorportating an argumentative paper with the topic of the book. Book projects are fiction and due March 6th.
Math: 1/6 Welcome back!!!!!! We are finishing area of triangles, trapezoids, and parralelograms. There will be a Unit 5 test this week.
Science Week of 1/13: This week, students will work on finding the density of irregular shaped objects using the water displacement method. They will also participate in labs addressing finding the density of both regular and irregular shaped objects. There will be small quizzes throughout the week to find densities.
Social Studies: (11/18 - 11/22) We are begining a unit on Chronology. Students are learning how to read a timeline, calculate years on a timelines between two different eras, and identify the difference between a regular timeline and a multiple-tiered time line. We will review last weeks skills and then practice creating multiple-tiered timelines throughout the rest of this week.