Mrs. Weaver and Mrs. Schnader's Homeroom
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On our website you will find homework, online links for studying, classroom calendar, 40 Book Challenge information, Leader in Me information, and so much more!
Back to School Night and Conferences
Reading with Mrs. Weaver
Already this year we have worked with historical fiction and realistic fiction through excerpts from “Old Yeller” and “Mother Fletcher’s Gift”. Students have been reviewing and learning more about the concepts of character and visualizing setting, as well as expanding their vocabulary. Each student keeps a journal where responses to literature, new concepts, and vocabulary are kept. There may be times when they will be asked to do re-reading at home and write in their journals. This is to aid in comprehension, thinking skills, and to prepare them for tests.
Please remind your student to write in their home reading log every day. It is a purple sheet in their binder.
Also, their reading journal is due every Tuesday. I enjoy reading up on what they have been reading at home! Your student can write the journal in their books or go onto www.edmodo.com.
Math with Mrs. Schnader
We are working on chapter which consists of dividing fractions and multiplying and dividing decimals. Because this is a longer chapter, there will be several quizzes. Please have your child review their multiplication facts. If you haven’t signed up for remind, please do so as soon as you can. I send out reminders about upcoming tests and test corrections.
Social Studies and Science with Miss Blanshine
We opened the year by taking a look at the five themes of geography: location, regions, place, movement, and human-environment interaction. Students are making a lot of connections between the concepts we are learning and the earth around us. We also continue to make connections to what we know about earth and its structure to help with new concepts. The students have been “synergizing” like crazy while they put together skits or newspapers that cover what they have learned about volcanoes and earthquakes. I have been impressed with their teamwork and creativity as they work on this first small group research project. Check out the wiki to see what we've been learning!
Writing with Mrs. Shetter
6th Grade Teaching Team
Mrs. Shetter: Writing
Mrs. Schader: Math
Mrs. Weaver - Communication Skills
Mrs. Leaman: Learning Support
Miss Blanshine: Science/ Social Studies