6th Grade Wolverine News

December 5 - 9, 2016

Happening this week...

It was a great week back. Three week grade reports will be available this week. Please be sure to review grades in Skyward. This will be the last week of full instruction before exam reviews begin. Please see any teachers during their posted tutorial times below to get the extra help you need to have the best grade possible.


Semester exam reviews will be available this week. . For many, this will be the first time to experience semester exams. Semester exams are calculated in as 1/7th of the semester average.


From the Makerspace

3d printing is available for 10 cents per gram (minimum $1.00). 3D prints may be ordered HERE



Eggbot Christmas ornaments are available for $2.00 each. Proceeds from 3d printing and ornaments help fund items for the makerspace!



Check out the tutoring time below.

Math

Traci Justice

Monday & Tuesday 8:00-8:30


Camryn Whitfield

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-4:30



Misty Gregg

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-4:30



Science

Katy Irons

Tuesday 4:00-4:30 Thursday 4:00-4:30


Mindy Quisenberry

Thursday: 8:00-8:30 Thursday 8:00-8:30


Lindsey Wallace

Tuesday: 4:00-4:30 Thursday: 4:00-4:30


Humanities

Katie Moore

Tuesday & Thursday 7:45-8:15


Debbie Lindamood

Tuesday & Friday 4:15-4:45


Kristin Strother

Wednesday: 1st lunch 11:00-11:30 & 4:00-4:15


Electives

Alan Sypert- Band

Tuesday and Thursday 8am-8:30


Taylor Beam- Art/CCS

Wednesday and Thursday 4:15-4:45


Sam Parker- CCS/AVID

Wednesday/Thursday 4:15-4:45


Suzi Woolsey- P.E.

Tuesday and Thursday 8am-8:30am

College and Career Studies ~ Ms. Carroll, Mrs. Beam and Ms. Parker

Mrs. Carroll:

Students will wrap up our current unit: Kid Tested. Market Approved. Final products are due on Monday, December 5th. Students will also reflect on their products by promoting their product through a persuasive composition.




Mrs. Beam & Mrs. Parker:

We will begin exploring architecture with interactive and hands on activities. We will also begin a review of the semester.

Pre-AP Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • Museum Exhibit Presentations and reflections (12/5-12/7)

  • Organisms and Environments Test Review (12/8)

  • Organisms and Environments Test Friday (12/9)


STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • Museum Exhibit Presentations and reflections (12/5-12/7)

  • Organisms and Environments Test Review (12/8)

  • Organisms and Environments Test Friday (12/9)

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

  • The Review for the Semester Exam will be in Google Classroom, Monday, December 5

  • Students will begin a new unit, “Get Mooned”, over the seasons, tides, and lunar phases

  • Mrs. Irons will be out Wednesday and Thursday in Training Meetings, but will be accessible by email and Google Classroom. No tutoring Thursday.

Pre-AP Math ~ Mrs. Justice and Ms. Gregg


    • Our unit test over ratios and rates will be on Friday, December 9th.

    • Students will continue working on their Review Galore Unit in estudio on Monday and Tuesday. The final products/presentations will be due on Wednesday, December 7th.

    • Ms. Gregg and Mrs. Justice will be out on Tuesday for a training, so there will be no tutoring before or after school.


  • STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice


    • Our unit test over ratios and rates will be on Friday, December 9th.

    • Students will continue working on their Review Galore Unit in estudio on Monday and Tuesday. The final products/presentations will be due on Wednesday, December 7th.

    • Mrs. Justice will be out on Tuesday for a training, so there will be no tutoring before school.

    Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield


    • This week, students will continue learning volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.

    • There will be a knowledge check over all three shapes on Friday.

    • Please be sure to take care of any missing assignments or corrections!


    Humanities ~ Mrs. Moore, Ms. Lindamood, and Mrs. Strother

    • We will conclude our South America unit this week. Rain forest cartoon strips will be due at the end of on Monday.
    • December 7, we will TEST over the South American geography and the rain forest conflict.
    • Students will continue build plot structure and inferring skills based of excerpts from the novel Journey to the River Sea.

    Art ~ Mrs. Beam

    This week, will continue to work on our “The Longest Line” project that focuses on technical drawing skills, shape, color theory and value.

    Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

    • Winter concert is on Tuesday December 6th at BHS begins at 6:30pm.

    • Mandatory after school rehearsals are on Friday December 2nd and Monday December 5th in the SMS Band/PE Center from 4-5:45.

    P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey


    • Cardiovascular Improvement day: working on increasing our laps each week

    • The “Science” of soccer:

      • Newton’s Laws, Momentum, velocity, acceleration, force & inertia -- How do they apply to soccer?

    • Basic ball handling drills (passing/receiving/dribbling)

    • Lead up soccer games