Super 6th Grade

29th Edition March 21 2016

Parent Reminders

School Conferences

6th grade school evening conference night will be held on March 30, 2016 from 4 pm to 6 pm.

The conferences are for parent(s)/guardian(s) with whom 6th grade has not had the opportunity to meet with or has a student who has been identified as a beginning learner or developing learner. Sign up for conferences.


School Year books are on sale. Please read the flyer for more information. Click here to view flyer.


Science Fair

The science fair has been reschedule for May.

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Stay informed...

Please continue to visit the school's website for updates and opportunities to earn volunteer hours.


http://leadershippreparatoryacademy.org/



Also check out 6th grade tab for homework calendar.

LPA's 6th grade tab for homework calendar and newsletters

MR. ARNOLD'S SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS

We will begin covering the following standard:


SS6E1 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, and market, economies answer the economic questions of 1-what to produce, 2-how to produce, and 3-for whom to produce. b. Explain how most countries have a mixed economy located on a continuum between pure market and pure command. c. Compare and contrast the basic types of economic systems found in Canada, Cuba, and Brazil.


There will be a weekly quiz on Friday, March 25, 2016. Students should review their notes and PowerPoint to prepare.



Current events will be due on Friday,March 25, 2016. Current events should be submitted via Edmodo.


Students are also encouraged to use USA Test Prep to prepare for tests and quizzes.


We are still accepting donations for tissue,hand sanitizer, electric pencil sharpeners, and other school supplies.

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MS. PHILLIPS' SCIENCE CLASS

03-21-16 to 03-25-16

Hello wonderful LPA parents. Our students will continue to study about weather, climate, how we measure weather, and how all these things work together. Students will learn this information by taking video notes, direct notes, foldables, and USA Test Prep games.

Please make sure your scholars are completing their USA Test prep homework online as that is 45% of their grade. There is a study guide on USA Test prep to aide students prepare for Milestones. More resource will be shared via Edmodo in my folders under Milestones Science Resources.


SCIENCE FAIR 2016

Ms. Dill, our STEM instructor, is facilitating LPA’s science fair this year. Ms. Dill has assisted our scholar created the best science fair projects they can make. The science fair project will be due May. Students will need to run their experiments, recorded their results, and prepared to graph their information.


Homework

USA Test Prep - HW 03- 07 to 03-24 and Milestones Study Guide Games


Standards for this week:

S6E4. Students will understand how the distribution of land and oceans affects climate and weather.

S6E4.a. Demonstrate that land and water absorb and lose heat at different rates and explain the resulting effects on weather patterns.

S6E4.b Relate unequal heating of land and water surfaces to form large global wind systems and weather events such as tornadoes and thunderstorms.

S6E4.c Relate how moisture evaporating from the oceans affects the weather patterns and weather events such as hurricanes.

S6E2.c. Relate the tilt of the earth to the distribution of sunlight throughout the year and its effect on climate.

S6E6.a Explain the role of the sun as the major source of energy and its relationship to wind and water energy.


Climate and Weather Frameworks Link

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MR. ADAMS' ELA/READING CLASS

Notes:

Students are in the process of completing their Poetry Portfolios. Please check the progress of your student's work daily. The link to the Poetry Portfolio Rubric is on Edmodo as well as the Poetry Analysis Form that student should used in class.

Homework:

1) Check your weekly E-Blast and Edmodo (teacher websites coming soon). Check homework calendar on E-Blast for updates.

For 3/21/16:

*GA Milestones Practice

(POETRY UNIT) – 3/21/16

Informational Writing (Girls)

ELAGSE6W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content

Narrative Writing (Boys)

ELAGSE6W3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Standards Covered:

ELAGSE6RI4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. (Figurative Language)