6th Grade Wolverine News

November 14 - 18, 2016

Happening this week...

In the week before Thanksgiving break, be sure to check Skyward for grade progress. Check the times below for if you need tutoring. Your teachers are here to help you.


Students will be signing up to participate in the 2016-2017 STEAM Spelling Bee very soon! The event will take place at STEAM on December 9th at 9:00 am. Here is the link for resources, information, and study materials for parents/students.


From the Makerspace: We need donations of hot glue sticks and popsicle sticks.


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 are continuing to prepare for our upcoming unit. In this unit, students will design their own cereal box after exploring skills related to the graphic design and marketing career fields.

Mrs. Beam & Mrs. Parker:

We will be finishing our unit “Journey to NASA!” Students will be finishing up illustrations for their children’s book sharing their journey to a career at NASA. Children will need Chromebooks charged and ready each day.

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

Cells Continued

  • Cell Amusement Park Presentations (Monday)

  • SSEP Presentation Practice (Monday)

  • Classification and modes of reproduction on Tuesday

  • Space Night at CHS, students dress nicely

  • Taxonomy and mode of reproduction on Wednesday

  • Test Review (Thursday)

  • Cells and Taxonomy Test (Friday)

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

Cells Continued

  • SSEP Practice presentations (Monday)

  • Tuesday night-Space Night at CHS, dress nicely

  • Taxonomy and modes of reproduction (Tuesday and Wednesday)

  • Test Review (Thursday)

  • Cells and Taxonomy test (Friday)

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

Need for Speed Unit Continues

  • Building Marble Roller Coasters (Monday, Tuesday)

  • Research Questions (Wednesday)

  • Review 6.8ACD, 8.6ABC (Thursday)

  • Unit Exam (Friday)

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

  • We will continue with our ratios, rates, and percents unit. This week students will:

    • Compare additive and multiplicative relationships

    • Represent ratios and rates using tables and graphs

    • Solve problems with proportions

    • Convert units within a measurement system



    Mrs. Justice will be out on Monday and Thursday this week for training.

  • STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

    We will continue with our ratios, rates, and percents unit. This week students will:

    • Compare additive and multiplicative relationships

    • Represent ratios and rates using tables and graphs

    • Solve problems with proportions

    • Convert units within a measurement system using ratios and proportions



    Mrs. Justice will be out on Monday and Thursday this week for training.

    Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield

      • We will have a knowledge check over Parallel Lines and Transversals on Tuesday

      • For the rest of the week, students will explore the Pythagorean Theorem

      • Any classwork that is not finished during our time together will be completed as homework and turned in the following day

      • Ms. Whitfield will be out for training on Monday and Thursday



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

    We are concluding our study of Central America and having a test over this unit in World Cultures on Wednesday November 16. We will compare perspectives of two characters in Voices of the Panama Canal. We will explore expository and procedural texts related to the theme of Thanksgiving.

    Art ~ Mrs. Beam


    We will be working on our Color + Emotion unit and focusing on watercolor techniques, color theory, and the design/art making process. This will take us through the rest of this week.


    If you would like to see daily happenings in the Art Room, follow us @mrs.beam_steam on instagram

    Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

    • We are preparing our winter concert music.

    • Please mark your calendars for the mandatory after school rehearsals here at SMS.
      Friday December 2, and Monday December 5 from 4-5:45pm.

    • Winter Concert is at 6:30pm on December 6th in the BHS Auditorium.

    • Don’t forget your weekly videos! Due Mondays and Fridays.

    P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey

    • Monday Funday Runday! (Cardiovascular Improvement :)

    • 3 day Rotation between 3 activities: Wall Ball, Frisbee Baseball, & Whiffleball (+ ultimate football in the large classes)

    • Friday: “Jail Break”