6th Grade Wolverine News

October 2-6, 2017

Happening this week...

The first grading period ended on Friday, September 29 and the new grading period begins Monday, October 2. Book fair is going on through October 5.


All 6th graders should be reading a book either through iLit, Destiny, or our physical library.


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Pre-AP Science ~ Mrs. Sanchez and Ms. Marek

We are continuing to research and work on our Mission 12 projects. We will explore the project proposal and also prep our tri-fold boards for Space night. Each group will need to have one tri-fold board each to present for space night. We are still in need of donations for tri-fold boards and we would greatly appreciate your kind donations!
*Reminder: Space Night attendance is REQUIRED on November 14th 6pm-8pm

STEAM Science ~ Mrs. Sanchez and Ms. Hernandez


We are continuing to research and work on our Mission 12 projects. We will explore the project proposal and also prep our tri-fold boards for Space night. Each group will need to have one tri-fold board each to present for space night. We are still in need of donations for tri-fold boards and we would greatly appreciate your kind donations!
*Reminder: Space Night attendance is REQUIRED on November 14th 6pm-8pm

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

I am so excited because this week we start our unit on Chemistry! Students will investigate atoms, compounds, and learn to decipher the Periodic Table in the coming weeks. I will be out the week of October 9-13. Your students will have

Monday: Recognizing Patterns Challenge, Launch/Team - The Elementals

Tuesday: Launch/Team (if needed), Plan - Challenge Brief, Knows and Need2Knows, Mastery Goals

Wednesday: Plan - Challenge Brief, Knows and Need2Knows, Mastery Goals; What is Matter? Close Reading

Thursday: Pre-Assessment; Research/Work: Developing Research Questions

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

We will be continuing our Co-Operation unit this week. Students will learn the rules for subtracting and multiplying integers (positive and negative numbers). We will have our Unit 2 Vocabulary test on Wednesday of this week. Please make sure your child is studying the words and definitions.


Throughout the unit, students will be working on a final project over integer operations. They have the rubric and project requirements in their Google Classroom. The final project will be due on October 16th.

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice and Mr. Maddox

We will be continuing our Co-Operation unit this week. Students will learn the rules for subtracting and multiplying integers (positive and negative numbers). We will have our Unit 2 Vocabulary test on Wednesday of this week. Please make sure your child is studying the words and definitions.


Throughout the unit, students will be working on a final project over integer operations. They have the rubric and project requirements in their Google Classroom. The final project will be due on October 16th.

Accelerated Math ~ Mrs. Morgan


This week we will be continuing Unit 2 over Geometry. We will be focusing on Total and Lateral Surface Area and students will begin solving clues to find the cure for the Zombie virus!

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

Students in Humanities are working hard to improve their skills in answering questions by citing evidence and defending their answers. We will begin studying plot and theme next week as we introduce the theme of Conflict and Conquest in North America.

Students are being assigned iLit lessons to be completed during the STEAM U time. Time at home should not be needed to complete these assignments. Please contact us if you have questions.

Katie Moore

Tutoring Available:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:00-4:30

Kristen Strother

Tutoring Available:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:00-4:30

Debbie Lindamood

Tutoring Available:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:00-4:30

Global Business and Professional Communication ~ Ms. Tedford and Ms. Owen

We are still working in our Growth Mindset Presentations Unit! Students will be exploring how an influential person has demonstrated a growth mindset and further understand how that applies to their own mindset. Students will be collecting research about their topic person this week.

Darcy Tedford

Tutoring Available:

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

4:15-4:45

Art ~ Mrs. Beam

  • This week we will be working through our Line Unit! Students will be exploring the practice of contour line drawings and improving their observational drawing skills.

  • If you want to see the daily happenings in the art room, follow @mrs.beam_steam on instagram.


Taylor Beam

Tutoring Available:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:15-4:45

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

  • Our fundraiser comes to an end on Thursday the 5th, please give us a good push to the finish line! We have done extremely well so far!

  • Weekly videos are due every Monday by 8:30am and Friday by midnight, please help ensure that your student is completing their Google Classroom assignments. (This applies to all beginning band students except for Flutes and Percussion at this point.)

Alan Sypert

Tutoring Available:

Mondays and Fridays

7:45-8:15

P.E. ~ Coach Dunson

Last week we concluded our volleyball unit and I want to say excellent work! I saw a tremendous improvement in our volley skills throughout the unit. We will begin our football unit this week, so be ready for some passing, catching, and running drills and skills! Lastly, uniforms arrived on Monday of last week. Each student that placed an order has received their uniform and original order form. Thank you all for your patience as this was a big bulk order. Now that all students have uniforms, dressing out will become a vital part of their participation grade. Please encourage students to pack their clothes on a daily basis so they will not have points deducted.