Super 6th Grade

24th Edition February 16, 2016 Updated

Parent Reminders

Parents,


Our Dr. Seuss Read-In will be Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 9:00-12:00. We would love for you to share your love of books by reading a to some of our scholars. You will receive parent volunteer hours for any amount of time you can contribute. If you are interested in participating, please send attached Dr. Seuss invitation back to your scholar's teacher by Friday, February 26, 2016.


Thanks for your continued support!



Pretty Brown Girls

Our 5th Annual 2016 International Pretty Brown Girl Day celebration will take place on Saturday, February 27th, 2016 from 1pm-5pm at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Registration is currently open until Saturday, February 20th, 2016.


PrettyBrownGirls

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Stay informed...

Please continue to visit the school's website for updates and opportunities to earn volunteer hours.


http://leadershippreparatoryacademy.org/



Also check out 6th grade tab for homework calendar.

LPA's 6th grade tab for homework calendar and newsletters

MR. ARNOLD'S SOCIAL STUDIES CLASS

SS6G3 The student will explain the impact of location, climate, distribution of natural resources, and population distribution on Latin America and the Caribbean. a. Compare how the location, climate, and natural resources of Mexico and Venezuela affect where people live and how they trade. b. Compare how the location, climate, and natural resources of Brazil and Cuba affect where people live and how they trade.


There will be a quiz on Friday, February 19, 2015. Students should review their notes to prepare.


Current events will be due on Friday, February 19, 2016. Current events should be submitted via Edmodo.


The student Edmodo code is 465dqr. Students are also encouraged to use USA Test Prep to prepare for tests and quizzes.


We are still accepting donations for tissue,hand sanitizer, electric pencil sharpeners, and other school supplies.

MS. PHILLIPS' SCIENCE CLASS

02-16-16 to 02-19-16

Hello wonderful LPA parents. Our scholars have turned in their first major project for science. I am excited to review the wonderful models of the solar system our scholars have created. Our scholars are still learning about the planet we live on, Earth and its water process. This week our students will learn about the deeps of the ocean as it relates to salinity and topography. Next week students will study the difference between currents, waves and tides.


SCIENCE FAIR 2016

Ms. Dill, our STEM instructor, is facilitating LPA’s science fair this year. Ms. Dill has visited the students a few times in class and will assists them as they work on building their inquisitive scientist side. The science fair project will be due March 28, 2016. This week students will need to complete their hypothesis with a list of construction materials.



Homework

Study quizlet vocabulary ( Earth's Water Processes )

USA Test Prep Homework assignments for this week and last week. Remember a passing score is 85% or better.


Standards for this week:

S6E3. Students will recognize the significant role of water in earth processes.

S6E3.c. Describe the composition, location, and subsurface topography of the world’s oceans.

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MR. ADAMS' ELA/READING CLASS

Notes:

In the coming weeks, we will be focusing on academic skills that will pertain specifically to the GA Milestones exam. I will administer a number of pre-tests to determine their strengths and weaknesses. In addition, I will be teaching them how to deconstruct the questions and writing prompts. I have found that students score poorly on the Reading and ELA sections because they do not know what the questions are asking them to do.



We will also continue to be heavily writing focused. Students are really getting on board with writing, and their enthusiasm shows in their writing and the excitement that they display when I give them writing tasks.



Homework:

1) Review the most current ELA lesson or any lesson that was presented during the week for at least 10 min. each night.

2) Check LPA Website and Edmodo (ELA)