6th Grade Wolverine News

November 28 - December 2, 2016

Happening this week...

Students, this is week three of the grading period. Please continue checking Skyward for missing and low grades before progress report grades go out.


Semester exam reviews will be available soon. For many, this will be the first time to experience semester exams. Semester exams are calculated in as 1/7th of the semester average.


From the Makerspace

Eggbot printed ornaments are on sale for $2.00. All proceeds will be used for purchasing supplies for the Makerspace.



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:

We are continuing our unit: Kid Tested. Marketing Approved. Students should bring an empty cereal box to class when they have a completed design.



Mrs. Beam & Mrs. Parker:


Students will be presenting their children’s books and beginning our next unit. Students should come to class with chromebooks charged and ready to go!


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

  • 11/28 - Launch Environments e2l

  • 11/29 - Creature creation for e2l project

  • 11/30 - Discover biomes, habitats, communities, ecosystems, biotic & abiotic elements (DIY’s & workshops)

  • 12/1 - Continue discussion from 11/30 and Draft script for museum exhibit

  • 12/2 - Finalize museum exhibit script and record

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • 11/28 - Launch Environments e2l

  • 11/29 - Creature creation for e2l project

  • 11/30 - Discover biomes, habitats, communities, ecosystems, biotic & abiotic elements (DIY’s & workshops)

  • 12/1 - Continue discussion from 11/30 and Draft script for museum exhibit

  • 12/2 - Finalize museum exhibit script and record

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

We will be culminating our Force and Motion Unit: Need for Speed by building edible cars this week.

  • Students should have a list of (edible) supplies that they are to bring for the week (failure to bring supplies, means their group will have trouble building their car)

  • We will race the cars on Thursday

  • Summative Reflection Essay on Friday

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

    • We hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving break! We are back and ready to finish out this first semester strong!

    • This week we will begin working on a new unit using the Engage Learning Model and estudio. Students will be reviewing all of the concepts we have learned so far this year in order to create a review/quiz/presentation/game over an assigned concept.

    • Ms. Gregg will be out on Thursday, but students will continue in estudio with the sub.



  • STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

    • We hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving break! We are back and ready to finish out this first semester strong!

    • This week we will begin working on a new unit using the Engage Learning Model and estudio. Students will be reviewing all of the concepts we have learned so far this year in order to create a review/quiz/presentation/game over an assigned concept.

    Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield

    • Welcome back! We’re ready to finish out the semester strong!

    • We will have a review and knowledge check over Pythagorean Theorem on Monday and Tuesday.

    • Wednesday we will continue our geometry unit with section 9, Volume of 3-dimensional figures.

    • There will be a knowledge check over volume the following week.


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

    We will introduce South America and read literature from various nations within the continent. Students will analyze a nonfiction passage on the Amazon and create a comic strip demonstrating their knowledge of plot and dialogue.

    Art ~ Mrs. Beam


    We will critique and review our artist statements from our Color + Emotion unit. We will begin our final project for the semester this week as well. This project will continue to use watercolor.

    Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert


    • Student need to continue practicing, our winter concert is right around the corner! Please make sure they are practicing everyday. The goal should be a minimum of 15-20 minutes per day of focused, purposeful practice.

    • After school rehearsals are 12/2 and 12/5 from 4-5:15pm.

    • Winter concert is 12/6 at BHS students report at 5:45, concert is at 6:30.


    P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey

    • Monday Funday Runday! (Cardiovascular Improvement :)

    • 3 day Rotation between 3 activities: Wall Ball, Frisbee Baseball, & Whiffleball (+ ultimate football in the large classes)

    • Friday: “Jail Break”