Grade 6 Announcements

 

Welcome to Middle School!  Dr. Zagrobelny and Mrs. O'Connell are so happy to be with all of you this year!  Please check back often for announcements pertaining to 6th grade.

Specials Schedule for Trimester 1 (letters refer to math groupings)

School Mass in on Thursday at 9:00 A.M.  If P.E. day students may wear their P.E. uniform.

Mon. - 6 C - Computer; 6D- Art (Every day except Thurs.)

Thurs. - 6D - P.E.; Library

Fri. - 6C - P.E.; Library

 

Test, Quizzes, Projects Calendar

Religion (Ms. Bacon)

Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ” – St. Jerome, Doctor of the Church 

 

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Google Classroom Codes:

6C (Accelerated Math 6): rwaxyq

6D (Math 6): ct1znf

 

Homework for the Week of 1/21:

Monday 1/21: Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day!

Tuesday 1/22: Create 15 flash cards for Exodus Quiz (Chapter 10) Resources: Notes guide and chapter 10 reading due tomorrow; Chapter 10 Quiz on Thursday/Friday

Wednesday 1/23: Study for Chapter 10: The Exodus Quiz on Thursday (6C) /Friday (6D); Resources: Ch. 10 Notes guide & Ch. 10 Review Activity (pg 94)

Thursday 1/24 (6C): Chapter 10: The Exodus Quiz

Friday 1/25 (6D):Chapter 10: The Exodus Quiz 

History (Mr. Dongu)

Greetings 6th Grade Families,

Academic support will be offered for 6B Friday, January 25 and for 6A Friday, February 1.

Here is the weekly calendar for 1/21-1/25: 

Monday: No school

Tuesday: No HW

Wednesday: No HW

Thursday: No HW

Friday: HW due 8 am on Google Classroom (pg. 258 questions 1-2); Unit 4 Test Tuesday, January 29 for 6B and Monday, February 4 for 6A

 

For additional class information, please go to Google Classroom (code 7suwb0c)

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Math (Dr. Zagrobelny)

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Academic Support:  Tuesdays 3:15-4:15 

Please see Google classroom for the homework assignments.

 

6 Accelerated

We are learning about integers!  Topics include absolute value, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing negative numbers, and applying integers to real life.

Google classroom code: 6C (Accelerated) - hy59w1

 

Math 6D

We are learning about decimals!  After reviewing how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, we are applying these skills to solve real world problems.

Google classroom code:  6D (Regular) - kzvjcp

 

*Note on IXL:  if your IXL screen does not show grade levels on the side, sixth grade is level H.

 

Advanced Math (Mrs. Long)

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Science (Mrs. Fiesel)

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We are beginning our unit on Astronomy and Space! 

Academic Support: Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:15 pm

6A has class on Friday and Tuesday.

6B has class on Monday and Wednesday.

 

Homework: 

Tuesday (Jan 22)/Wednesday (Jan 23): History of Space Exploration!
                                         Assignment: Apollo 11 or Apollo 13 research (on google classroom)

 

Thursday(Jan 24)/Friday (Jan 25): Continue discussion of Space Exploration

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6A English/Literature (Mrs. Finnerty)

We will be using Google Classroom as a communication tool in the classroom. All 6A students have joined the classroom; most parents have also joined as a Guardian. Please contact Mrs. Finnerty with any additional email address you would like added to Google Classroom for Guardian access.

Literature

Materials needed for this subject include a 2" binder where we will keep all of our Literature items. Students will also need the current novel that we are discussing and working on together in class. We will be keeping our Literature textbooks in the classroom.

Vocabulary (included in Literature standards)

Materials needed for this subject include a Vocabulary Workshop textbook and 3x5 notecards for each of our 300 words.

A terrific resource is the online component of Vocabulary Workshop. Students can take a practice quiz, listen to word pronunciation, play vocabulary games, and find graphic organizers. We will keep adding to our word list throughout the school, taking cumulative assessments after every 3 units. By the end of the school year we will have mastered 300 vocabulary words. Please use this resource as a study tool to keep words fresh and an active part of your own speaking and writing vocabulary.

Language Arts

Materials needed for this subject include a composition notebook for Grammar notes, a Grammar for Writing textbook, and a Voyages in English workbook. Students will also need binder paper for writing assignments that are not completed in their Chromebooks.

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English/Literature (Mrs. O'Connell)


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Google classroom join code: 1wrgk

We will begin our unit on Greek Mythology Monday, Jan. 14

 

Grammar test on Ch. 6, Friday, Jan. 25

 

HW- SEE GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR DAILY HW

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Below are links to reading lists for middle school students.  One is the National Catholic Education Association recommended list.  It is broken into virtue categories and then by grade level.  The second list is from a Christian homeschooling site and is shown by grade level.  Thesare are excellent resources for helping your child select a book for reading workshop.

 

http://catholicdos.org/english-language-arts-ncea-book-list

 

 

 

http://www.classical-homeschooling.org/celoop/1000-junior.html#literature7-9

  

Any questions about what has been assigned for homework check the google classroom.

    

Literature (Mrs.  O'Connell) Yellow

Social Studies (Mr. Dongu)- Orange

Math (Mrs.  Long) - Red

Science (Mr. Patel)- Green

Spanish (Mrs. Schlosser)- Blue

English/Grammar( Mrs. O'Connell) - Pink


 

 

 

 

 

Spanish (Mrs. Schlosser)

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B I E N V E N I D O S 😊

 

Academic Support:  Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 

  

THIS WEEK:(01/22/19)

 

Please see Google classroom for the homework assignments.

**The code for 6 grade Spanish google classroom is wn3m8tm

 

 LAST WEEK:(01/07/19)

-Complete page 30 in the PWB.

Due: Tue. 01/22  

 Test  on Wednesday 01/23 (study the adjectives and the favorite activities)

 

 

 

 SPANISH LEVEL 1 (GRADES 6 – 8)

       GRADING

  • Grades will be based on:
  • Test (45 %)
  • Quizzes and Spelling Tests (25%)
  • Homework (15 %)
  • Class Work and Participation (15%)

       HOMEWORK

  • Homework is assigned once a week on Wednesdays and is due the following Monday. It must be completed and turned in by the due date. If a student misses a class, he or she will be responsible for the day’s homework unless there are extenuating circumstances. Exceptions will be granted if a student has an extended absence due to illness.
  • Homework information is found on the school website.

       ACADEMIC SUPPORT

  • Academic support is for students in middle school who need additional help with Spanish. It is on Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.