6th Grade Wolverine News

January 29 - February 2, 2018

Happening this week...

Friday, January 26, marked the end of the three weeks for this grading period. Please be sure to check Skyward for grades and attend tutoring as needed.


Students need to reassess their personal supply lists and restock if needed. We are finding many students have lost track of ear buds and writing utensils over the Winter Break.

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

This is our final week of Elemental Art. We will be learning about elements and compounds and researching our personal elements. Thursday we will have Progress Checks over 6.5 A, 6.5 B, and 6.5 C and Friday we will test over all content from our unit. Study materials will be posted to Google Classroom. Next week we will create our element-inspired art pieces and launch our next unit!

STEAM Science ~ Mrs. Sanchez and Ms. Hernandez

This is our final week of Elemental Art. We will be learning about elements and compounds and researching our personal elements. Thursday we will have Progress Checks over 6.5 A, 6.5 B, and 6.5 C and Friday we will test over all content from our unit. Study materials will be posted to Google Classroom. Next week we will create our element-inspired art pieces and launch our next unit!

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

IT’S RACE WEEK!

This week we will plan and build our edible cars. Students will need to bring supplies on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to construct and test their cars. Groups may spend no more than $15 on their final products. Race day is Friday where we will present and race our cars for guest judges from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and Region XI. We will test our Physics Unit on February 7th.

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

Students will continue to work on Unit 5 that covers expressions, equations, and relationships. Students will learn how to write, model, and solve one-variable, one-step equations. There will be a test over this material on Friday, February 2nd.

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice and Mr. Maddox

Students will continue to work on Unit 5 that covers expressions, equations, and relationships. Students will learn how to write, model, and solve one-variable, one-step equations. There will be a test over this material on Friday, February 2nd.

Accelerated Math ~ Mrs. Morgan


This week we will continue our unit over linear relationships. Students will begin learning to model and solve one-variable, two-step equations.

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

As we continue our study of Africa through the novel, A Long Walk to Water, students will complete a close reading workshop. We will read and compare nonfiction texts about the war in Sudan and a primary source document from a former child soldier. Students are also practicing skills on plot structure and text features.

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

This week we will continue our Marketing Myself to the World Unit. Students will finish creating an outline that will help them effectively and clearly explain to a global business how they can help them be successful. Our Unit Assessment will be on Friday, February 2nd.

Art ~ Mrs. Beam


This week we will continue our Oil Pastel unit! Students will work on landscape oil pastel paintings and continue studying Impressionism. The final artworks are due Feb. 6th.

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert


We are working on our major scales and moving forward in our band books. Please make sure your student is practicing at home and completing their band videos.

P.E. ~ Coach Dunson


Great job concluding our badminton unit this past week! I hope everyone saw much improvement during our match play. We will begin a new unit Monday that is top secret until then!