The 4-1-1 on 6th Grade at Sipley

February 2016

What We Are Up To:

Reading: The Culture Shapes Perspective Unit in Schoolwide

Writing: Unit 3 Information Writing

Science: Ch. 11 Exploring Forces

Math: Unit 3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Social Studies: will cover weekly current events via

Math Support for Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

through Khan Academy and Learnzillion.

You can also contact Rachel Manjarres, the district's Math Specialist, for any additional questions by e-mailing her at

Math Fluency

Learn more about it here. Mrs. Zei's andMr. Spear's class are using to help support fluency. Mrz. Zei's class also is using IXL to supplement the classroom instruction. Both classes should also work on their Accelerated Math 2.0 problems through Renaissance Place.

Information Writing

Support for this unit can be found here at


Access to video summaries, review games and practice quizzes here
Rovers at Adler Planetarium
Making Craters
Wind Tunnel
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DARE Begins

Officer Hogan began working with the 6th grade students in the DARE program. Learn more here.

Important Dates to Know

  • February 11: Early dismissal; conferences from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.
  • February 12: No school for students; conferences from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • February 15: No school/Presidents' Day
  • February 15: STP Meeting in the LRC from 6:15 p.m. until 8 p.m.
  • February 20: Daddy/Daughter Dance
  • February 29: Variety Show Try-Outs from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.

This Month's Birthdays!

  • Claire

  • Maya

  • Marisol

  • Matthew

  • Michelle