6th Grade News

March 16 - 20

Important Upcoming Events/Special Days

  • 3/17 - St. Patrick's Day - Wear Green or get pinched! :)
  • 3/18 - Little Mermaid field trip
  • 3/18 - Business Expo work time - 2:00 - 3:45.
  • 3/20 - Spirit Rally - Wear your class shirt; Basketball players - wear your basketball shirt
  • 3/20 - Business Expo work time - 8:00 - 9:30 & 2:00 - 4:30.
  • 3/24 - Business Expo Set-up - Parents are welcome to come and help your child's group get set-up.
  • 3/25 - Business Expo!!
  • 3/26 - Class Pictures - Wear your formal uniform to school
  • 3/27 - Kona Ice, Character Party & 6 Weeks incentive store

Academic Update

Reading/Language Arts:


  • Reading strategies - Poetry and Nonfiction text
  • Begin reading Maniac Magee
  • Vocab test on Thursday
  • Unit 23 spelling test on Friday
  • Grammar: Possessive nouns and pronouns


Math

6th Grade Math

  • Problem-Solving Strategy: Acting It Out to Find a Percent of a Number
  • Percent of a Number
  • Circle Graphs
  • Skills Practice: Math Minutes and Daily Word Problems
  • Skills Test: Wednesday, 3/18

Pre-Algebra

  • Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Using Intercepts
  • The Slope of a Line
  • Skills Practice: Math Minutes and Daily Word Problems
  • Skills Test: Wednesday, 3/18


History

  • Map Studies
  • Economics - Business expo preparation

The Little Mermaid and Lunch at J. Gilligan's

Wednesday, March 18th, 9:15am-1pm

701 South Nedderman Drive

Arlington, TX

For the play, we get a discounted rate, so tickets will be $5.00 and you will need to bring money for lunch.