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6th grade ELA

 

 

 

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Weekly Update 5/1-5/5

  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
    • There will be a project done in class over students SSR book after STAAR testing.
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th
Monday 5/1
Finish any missing station assignments from last week. 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday 5/2
Motivation Letters
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday 5/3
SSR Day
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday 5/4
Inferencing, Prediction, and Test-taking strategies
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday 5/6
Greek and Latin Roots
Homework: Read SSR Book
 

Weekly Update 04/24- 04/28

  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
    • There will be a project done in class over students SSR book after STAAR testing.
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th 
Monday, 04/24 -Thursday, 04/27:
  • STAAR Practice Stations:
    • Fiction 
    • Non-fiction
    • Inferencing
    • Teacher Small Group
  • Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday, 04/28 - "B" Day:
Greek and Latin Roots 
Homework: None

General Announcements
  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
  • Classroom pictures on Tuesday, April 18th.  Students must still come to school in their uniform.  
  • Progress Reports on Wednesday, April 19.  
  • STEM Fair and Goat Appreciation on Friday, April 21st!  
  • Bake Sale Competition (Economics unit) April 24 - 28.  Bring your $$$! 
  • Bake Sale Project due by Monday, April 24
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th 
  • 6th and 7th grade Kickball tournament on Thursday, May 11th.
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May. 
Monday, 04/17:
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 04/18:
STAAR Practice / Small groups 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday, 04/19:
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday, 04/20:
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday, 04/21:
STEM Fair/Goat Appreciation Day
Greek and Latin Roots 
Homework: None

General Announcements
  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
Monday, 04/10
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 04/11
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday 04/12
STAAR  Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday 04/13
STAAR Practice / Small groups
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday 04/07 - 
No School

Weekly Update 04/03-04/07

 

General Announcements
  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
Monday, 04/03
Drama: What makes a script special
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 04/04
Read "12 Angry Pigs"
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday 04/05
Read "12 Angry Pigs"
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday 04/06
STAAR - Drama Passage
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday 04/07 - "B" Day
Creek Clean-up
If Time: Greek and Latin Root Work
Homework: Read SSR Book

Weekly Update 03/27 - 03/31

 

General Announcements:
  • We return to school on Monday, 3/27! 
  • Field trips on 3/28 and 3/29
  • Students should bring their SSR Book with them DAILY 
Monday, 03/27:
 
Pre Assessment for STAAR - Fiction
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 03/28:
San Marcos Field Trip
Homework: None
 
Wednesday 03/29:
Religion Field Trip
Homework: None
 
Thursday 03/30:
Pre Assessment for STAAR - Non Fiction
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday 03/31, "A"
Greek and Latin Root Work
Homework: Read SSR Book

Weekly Update 03/06 - 03/10

Monday, 03/06:
SSR Projects Due
Present SSR Projects 
 **Zoo Essay Corrections Due**
Homework: Read SSR book
 
Tuesday, 03/07:
Present SSR Projects 
Greek and Latin Roots Q3 Quiz
Homework: Read SSR book
 
Wednesday, 03/08:
Blind Writing Prompt
Read SSR book
Homework: Read SSR book
 
Thursday, 03/09:
Blind Writing Prompt
Read SSR book
Homework: Read SSR book
 
Friday, 03/10:
Mix-It-Up!  No backpacks!  
Homework: None

Greek and Latin Quiz Review Q3

  1. Mono/ Uni – 1
  2. Bi/ Du – 2
  3. Tri- 3
  4. Quad/ Tetra – 4
  5. Quin/Penta – 5
  6. Hex – 6
  7. Sept/Hept – 7
  8. Oct – 8
  9. Dec- 10
  10. Kilo/ Mill – 1,000
  11. Poly /Multi – Many
  12. –gon – Angle
  13. Cyl/Circum – Circle/Wheel
  14. Ann/Enn - Year
  15. Pan/Omni – All /Every
  16. Chron/Tempo - Time

Weekly Update 02/27 – 03/03

General Announcements: 

  • SSR Projects are due on March 6th  
  • Students who made below a 70 on the Zoo essay may make corrections to bring their grade up to a 70. Correction are due by March 6th. Students can see Mrs.Brown about what corrections need to be made.

Monday, 02/27:

Read Ch 21-23  in Freak the Mighty

Homework: Read SSR Book

 

Tuesday, 02/28:

Read Ch 24-25  in Freak the Mighty

Homework: Read SSR Book

 

Wednesday 03/01 :

Quiz Ch 21-25

Writing reflection over  Freak the Mighty

Homework: Read SSR Book 

 

Thursday 03/02 :

Test over Freak the Mighty

Homework: Read SSR Book 

 

Friday, 03/03, "A":

SSR Day

Homework: None

 

 

Weekly Update 02/20 - 02/24

General Announcements: 
  • If your student was absent last week, please make sure they have turned in their Character Development Activity for Ch 6-10, Comprehension and Analysis Packet for Ch 11-14, and have taken the Ch 11-15 Quiz.
  • SSR Projects are due on March 6th  
  • Test over Freak the Mighty is March 2nd
  • No School on Monday, February 20th. 
  • Students who made below a 70 on the Zoo essay may make corrections to bring their grade up to a 70. Correction are due by March 6th. Students can see Mrs.Brown about what corrections need to be made.
Monday, 02/20:
No School
 
Tuesday, 02/21:
Character Infrencing assignment due
Read Ch 17 and 18 in Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday 02/22 :
Read Ch 19 and 20 in Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read SSR Book 
 
Thursday 02/23 :
Quiz Ch 16-20
Read Ch. 21 in Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read SSR Book 
 
Friday, 02/24, "B":
Greek and Latin Roots
Homework: Read SSR Book

Weekly Update 02/13 - 02/17

General Announcements:
  • SSR Projects are due on March 6th  
  • No School on Monday, February 20th. 
  • Students who made below a 70 on the Zoo essay may make corrections to bring their grade up to a 70. Correction are due by 3/6. Students can see Mrs.Brown about what corrections need to be made.
Monday, 02/13
Quiz over Ch 6-10 in Freak the Mighty
Read Ch 11 and 12 in Freak the Mighty
Comprehension and Analysis Questions ( Due Wednesday)
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 02/14
Read Ch 13 and 14 in Freak the Mighty
Comprehension and Analysis Questions ( Due Wednesday)
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday, 02/15
Turn in Comprehension and Analysis Questions
Read  Ch.9  in Freak the Mighty
Character Inferencing  Activity
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday, 02/16
Quiz over Ch 11-15 in Freak the Mighty
Read Ch 16 and 17  in Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday, 02/17:
Social Studies Benchmark- no backpacks.  Students should only bring a pencil, book, and lunch. 
Homework: Read SSR Book  

Weekly Update 02/06 - 02/10

 

General Announcements:
  • Monday, 2/6, is early dismissal for Student Led Conferences.  It is a half, "B", day. Conferences are from 12:45 to 2:15 or from 5 to 6:30.  Please let your homeroom teacher know which time you plan to attend.  
  • Social Studies Benchmark on Friday, 02/10.  Students should leave their backpacks at home and plan to bring only a pencil, a book to read, and lunch.  
  • No School on Monday, February 20th. 
World Cultures Updates:
 
Monday, 02/06, "B" Day
Greek and Latin Roots  
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 02/07
Read Ch.7  and Ch.8 in Freak the Mighty
 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday, 02/08:
Read  Ch.9  in Freak the Mighty
Etymology Activity
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday, 02/09:
Read Ch.10  in Freak the Mighty
Character Development Activity
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday, 02/10 "A" Day:
Greek and Latin Roots
Homework: Read SSR Book

Weekly Update 01/30 - 02/03

 

Announcements:
  • Progress Reports: Wednesday, February 1st 
  • Spring Pictures: Wednesday, February 1st 
  • Science Benchmark: Friday, February 3 (no backpacks)
  • Student-Led Conferences: Monday, February 6 (1/2 day, "B")
  • Remember students should bring their SSR book to school daily.
    • This may be checked at random for a grade. 
Monday, 01/30 
Finish Background information 
Start Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Tuesday, 1/31: 
Read Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Wednesday, 02/01
Read Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick 
Figurative Language Activity
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Thursday, 02/02::
Chapter 1-5 Reading Quiz over Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick 
Read Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick 
Homework: Read SSR Book
 
Friday, 2/3:
Science Benchmark - no backpacks.  Students should only bring a pencil, book, and lunch.  
Homework: Read SSR Book

Weekly Update 01/23 - 01/27

Announcements:
  • Math Benchmark: Friday, January 27th (no backpacks)
  • Science Benchmark: Friday, February 3 (no backpacks)
  • Student-Led Conferences: Monday, February 6 (1/2 day, "B")
  • The Zoo Essay and portfolio: Jan 25th
  • Need copy of  Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick: Jan 30th
  • Remember students should bring their SSR book to school daily.
    It is recommended that students read at least 15 minutes per evening.
Monday, 01/23:
Second Draft of Zoo Essay due
Creating Work Cited and Editing 
Homework: Whatever isn't completed in class and Read
 
Tuesday, 01/24:
Computer lab to type paper 
Final Copy with Portfolio Due Next Class
Homework: Whatever isn't completed in class and Read
 
Wednesday, 01/25:
Zoo Essay and Portfolio Due
Start Background for Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read
 
Thursday, 01/26:
 Finish Background for Freak the Mighty
Homework: Read
  
Friday, 01/27:
Math Benchmark - no backpacks.  Students should only bring a pencil, SSR book, and lunch.  
Homework: Read

Weekly Update 01/16 - 01/20

ELA Important Information: 

  • The final copy of the The Zoo Essay and it's portfolio will be due on Jan 25th
  • Students need to have a copy of the book Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick by Jan 30th. We will start reading the book that day.
  • Remember students should bring their SSR book to school daily.
  • It is recommended that students read at least 15 minutes per evening.
Monday 1/16
No School
 
Tuesday  1/17:
Research and 8 Facts article Due 
Final Claims
Argumentative/Persuasive writing 
Organizing paper
Homework: Read and Complete Graphic Organizer
 
Wednesday 1/18
Draft Paper
Homework: Read  and Finish Drafting Paper
 
Thursday 1/19:
Revision
Homework: Read and Draft new copy of paper ( Due Monday)
 
Friday 1/20:
Greek and Latin Roots
Homework: Read and Draft new copy of paper ( Due Monday)