Stepping Up Into Grade 6
October 22nd- October 26th
Monday: Reteach Percents
Tuesday: Reteach Percents
Wednesday: Reteach Percents
Thursday: Retest Percents
Friday: NO SCHOOL
Our essential learning targets for first quarter are:
6.RP.A.3.a Create tables of equivalent ratios, find missing values in thetables and plot the pairs of values on the Cartesian coordinate plane.
6.RP.A.3.b Solve unit rate problems.
6.RP.A.3.c Solve percent problems.
Our learning target for this week is: I can solve real world percent problems.
Important terminology for this unit: coordinate plane, equivalent ratio, graph, greatest common factor, least common multiple, ordered pair, origin, prime factorization, rate, ratio, ratio table, scaling, unit price, unit rate, x-axis, y-axis, x-coordinate, y-coordinate
rational number, percent, least common denominator (LCD), proportion, percent proportion,
Extra Practice Pages: 107, 121, 153, 161
This week: We will be testing over celestial bodies! Monday and Tuesday will be review days. We will test on Wednesday. Thursday will be enrichment or intervention based on how the student scored on the post test.
Our learning target for this week is: Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.
Our essential learning targets for the quarter are:
- 6-8.ESS1.B.1 Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.
- 6-8.ESS1.A.2 Develop and use a model of the Earth-Sun systems to explain the cyclical patterns of seasons, which includes Earth’s tilt and directional angle of sunlight on different areas of Earth throughout the year.
- 6-8.ESS1.A.1 Develop and use a model of the Earth-Sun-Moon system to explain the cyclic patterns of lunar phases and eclipses of the sun and moon.
- 6-8.ESS1.A.3 Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.
Important terminology for this unit: celestial body, planet, moon, Earth, Sun, rotation, revolution, axis, astronomical unit
The past few days the students have been working together to learn about space and the celestial bodies that are found there. Don't forget to ask your student all about their learning!
Umm, something's on your head?
Our learning target for this unit is: Mesopotamian Empires Student can uses maps or timelines to show change over time in a region.
Important terminology for this unit: chronological, BCE/CE, map key/legend, political border, Akkadians, Babylonian, Assyrians, Neo-Babylonians
Unit Checklist: This document outlines what is expected of the students to show they have met the standard. A pacing calendar is on the 2nd page (it may be altered to allow more time if students show they need more practice).
Monday: Document Base Question Stations
Tuesday: DBQ Stations
Wednesday: DBQ Stations
Thursday: Timeline Project Intro
Friday: No School
Mrs. Windmann will be staying after School October 23rd and 25th to help students complete work in Social Studies. We will be finished by 4:30 pm.
English Language Arts
This Week: We will be focusing most of our attention on writing our narrative stories. You will notice that your child's grade for the writing is not in the grade book because we were not able to get these pieces completed before 1st term ended. It has been added to 2nd term instead. Your child should still be reading for 30 minutes each night for homework.
Our learning target for this week is:
1. I can follow the writing process to write a clear and understandable story.
Our Essential Learning Objectives (ELOs) for 2nd quarter: (RL = Reading Literature and RI = Reading Informational)
W2A - Follow a writing process to produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, style, and voice are appropriate to the task, purpose and audience; develop writing with narrative techniques.
RI1D - Explain the central/main idea(s) of a nonfiction text and cite evidence of its development
RL1D - Using appropriate text, determine the theme(s) of a text and cite evidence of its development
W1A - Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on several sources; integrate information using a standard citation system. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility of each source, and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
W2A - Follow a writing process to produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, style, and voice are appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience; develop writing with narrative, expository, and argumentative techniques.
b. Expository: Develop informative/explanatory writing to examine a topic with relevant facts, examples, and details.
RL3D/RI3D - Read and comprehend literature and informational text independently and proficiently.
Yellow means happiness!
6th graders played hard and had a blast representing on Tuesday!
Making a spooky story as a school in library!
Our learning target this week:
This week we will start learning about available resource for all living things.
Our essential learning targets for this unit:
- Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on individual organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.
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