Step Up Into Grade 6

March 7-11

Important Events

ELA, STAR test

This week in math

Monday: Area of Trapezoids

Tuesday: PSI: Make a Drawing

Wednesday: Review , Assess over Area of Parallelograms and Trapezoids

Thursday: Changes in Dimensions

Friday: Polygons on the Coordinate Plane

If you need to contact your math teacher, please email at Trish Alexander, Coleman Lee, Angela Lipscomb, or Laura Williams

This week in science

Students will be finishing the rock unit and starting to learn about fossils

Monday: We will finish up our rock unit and do a pre-test for fossils.

Tuesday: Geological dating calendar focusing on time line of earth's history from fossil evidence.

Wednesday: Who's on first activity to talk about the layers identifying what happened first, using the law of super positioning.

Thursday: Sedimentary stories to make timelines of rock layers.

Friday: Finish up Sedimentary stories.

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If you need to email your science teacher please click on the link: Lucy Shrout or Angela Lipscomb.


This week in Social Studies we are learning about another religion in India called Buddhism. Students will be reading a story about a prince and how he became known as the "Buddha Man". We will be making Buddha books this week and receiving our study guide over the India Unit on Friday so students have a chance to look that over before the test next week on Tuesday.

Monday - Secret to happiness sheet and introduction to Buddha books.

Tuesday- Guidance lesson for 7th grade enrollment in Mr. Hoskins class and Buddha Book work.

Wednesday- Guidance lesson for 7th grade enrollment in Mrs. Yates class and Buddha Book work.

Thursday- Finishing up Buddha books

Friday- Sharing chapters of our Buddha books and India study guide

Social Studies Tutoring is provided Mon-Thursday until 4:15 for any student needing help on a project, or an assignment.

If you need to email your Social Studies teacher, please click on the link: Heather Yates, Jeremiah Hoskins

This Week in ELA

Monday: Students will share PowToons for Chapter 15 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963. We will work on conclusion paragraphs and edit the character analysis.

Tuesday: Students will finish up conclusions and peer editing for the character analysis.

Wednesday: The character analysis comes due. Watch for scores from this month's STAR tests completed this week.

Thursday: Students will practice taking notes as we begin an informational writing unit about youth activism.

Friday: Students practice taking notes with a video about Malala Yousafzai.

Homework is reading 30 minutes per night or more recorded in the reading log, and any work not completed in class. For parents whose students use Google Classroom, you can check out your child's progress on assignments through the week by opening the classroom page. Thank you for all your support with improving reading through practice!

If you need to email your ELA Teacher, please click on the link: Nathan Tramel, Wendy Ford, Josh Howard, Jeremiah Hoskins

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