6th grade Newsletter: October 13, 2017

IN OUR CLASSES:

 

Science (Bishop and Miller) We will continue our study of rocks.
 
Social Studies (Bowers and Ziraldo) We will be talking about types of governments and economic systems. There will be a quiz on Thursday, the 19th.
 
Math 6 (Beery and Voyko) Students will be reviewing decimal operations including division.
 
Math 7 (Voytko) We will finish Topic 1: Ratios and Rates with solving complex ratios and rates. There will be an assessment over Topic 1 on Thursday 10/19 to wrap up the first quarter of school!
 
Math 7/8 (O'Neal) Students are looking at the Pythagorean Theorem and how to solve the missing side length on a right triangle.
 
Language Arts (Dramble and Hamilton) We will be wrapping up our study of the Great Depression with a play and a documentary as students prepare to write a piece to culminate the unit. There is a vocabulary quiz over the "President Cleveland, Where are You" words on Monday. Book orders are due Wednesday. There will be a spelling test on Thursday. Enjoy your Fall Break! :)
 
Language Arts (Dennison and Magistrale) Students will finish exploring informational articles on the Great Depression. Students will also participate in a Spelling Unit #2 with a quiz on Thursday. Happy reading!
 
ELL Language Arts (Mrs. Eddington) We continue to work on parts of speech. We created paper chain sentences with color-coded strips to match nouns, verbs, and pronouns. We played some Boggle to help with our word making and we will begin learning about fall.

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