6th Grade Wolverine News

November 7- 11, 2016

Happening this week...

Wow the time is flying by quickly! The third grading period begins November 7.

Please look for final grades for the 2nd grading period to be ready by Friday, November 11.


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.


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:

Students will continue working on our e2L unit, “Journey to NASA!” Students should have Chromebooks charged and ready to go each day. We will continue focusing on the elements of plot and grammar. We will also begin the illustration portion of our books.

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


Space Night will take place November 15th at CHS, from 6-8 pm. We will have meteorites from the Monnig Meteorite Gallery, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Mobile Planetarium, Telescopes from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society, and more! It's a great night to celebrate Space Science. Students should dress nice, and should plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to find their experiments and prepare.

  • Cell Amusement Park Engage Unit

  • Cell Theory and Taxonomic Classification

  • Vocabulary Quiz-students should be studying vocabulary each night

  • Unit Test Friday (tentative)

  • We will work on our SSEP Project Boards one day during class.

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

Space Night will take place November 15th at CHS, from 6-8 pm. We will have meteorites from the Monnig Meteorite Gallery, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Mobile Planetarium, Telescopes from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society, and more! It's a great night to celebrate Space Science. Students should dress nice, and should plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to find their experiments and prepare.

  • Cells Hyperdoc Activities

  • Cell Theory and Taxonomic Classification

  • Vocabulary Quiz-students should be studying vocabulary each night

  • Unit Test Friday (Tentative)

  • We will work on our SSEP Project Boards one day during class.

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons


I will be out Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday for professional development. Students are expected to complete all assignments while I am away.

Unit: Need for Speed

  • Marble Roller Coaster

  • Newton’s Laws

  • Speed Calculations

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


  • This week we will begin Unit 3 which covers ratios, rates, and percents. Students will begin to understand proportional relationships by:

    • Representing ratios with concrete models

    • Writing ratios and finding equivalent ratios

    • Using rates and unit rates to compare quantities

  • Mrs. Justice and Ms. Gregg will be out on Wednesday and Thursday this week due to trainings.

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice


  • This week we will begin Unit 3 which covers ratios, rates, and percents. Students will begin to understand proportional relationships by:

    • Representing ratios with concrete models

    • Writing ratios and finding equivalent ratios

    • Using rates and unit rates to compare quantities

  • Mrs. Justice will be out on Wednesday and Thursday this week due to trainings.

Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield

  • We will continue our geometry unit.

  • Students will work with angle relationships and solve for missing angles in triangles and parallel lines cut by transversals.

  • There will be a knowledge check over this information the following week on Tuesday.


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

We are continuing our study of Central America by constructing an ABC book of the various nations and attractions in Central America. We will also conduct an in-depth study of the Panama Canal through the reading of Voices of the Panama Canal.

Art ~ Mrs. Beam

We will continue our watercolor unit this week and launch our next e2L unit focusing on watercolor, the color wheel, and emotion. If you did not purchase an art kit, please purchase a prang watercolor set for your student. We will be using these for the next two weeks.

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

Videos are continuing. Please check the website for upcoming performance and rehearsal dates.

P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey


  • Monday is cardiovascular improvement day

  • Wrapping up our Volleyball Unit

    • Scoring & Refereeing

    • Hitting & Overhand Serve

    • Test over concepts & vocabulary (Thursday)

  • Friday Volleyball game play