6th Grade Wolverine News

January 3-6, 2017

Happening this week...

Welcome Back! We hope you had a wonderful break and are excited about the new semester. We know we are. Check out our agenda below for the week ahead.




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

When we return from Christmas break we will begin our unit on Architecture and Engineering. Students will be researching one of the top colleges that both degree fields, learning new vocabulary that pertains to the profession, and listening to a talk given by our special guest speakers from the firm Huitt and Zollars out of Dallas. We will also continue work on our grammar and writing skills.

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

  • Begin Matter unit

    • Introduce matter

    • Metals, Nonmetals, Metalloids

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • Begin Matter unit

    • Introduce matter

    • Metals, Nonmetals, Metalloids

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons


Continue “Get Mooned” Unit over Seasons, Lunar Cycle, and Tides. Students will work on creating their final products using three parts of STEAM. Products are individual and are due January 9. Test Friday, January 6 over 8.7ABC.

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

    • Compare additive and multiplicative relationships

    • Solve problems with proportions

    • Convert units within a measurement system

  • STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

    • Compare additive and multiplicative relationships

    • Solve problems with proportions

    • Convert units within a measurement system

    Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield

    • Continue Unit 4: Geometry

    • Surface area of 3-D figures

    • Nets of prisms, pyramids, and cylinders


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

    We will introduce Europe. We will start with basic European geography and nonfiction texts related to European culture.

    Art ~ Mrs. Beam


    Welcome back! We will begin our next unit applying our knowledge of color with a mixed media unit.


    If your student is in need of a new sketchbook, be sure to purchase one over break. We use these daily!

    Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert


    • Students are preparing for the BISD Middle School Solo Contest which will be held at Kerr MS on Saturday January 21st. Specific times for each student will be shared as soon as they are available. Please plan on reserving about an hour of your Saturday to have your student at Kerr MS so that they may participate.

    • Videos will resume next week January 9-13 with a recording of the first half of the student’s solo.

    P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey

    • Time “FitnessGram” 1 mile run

    • Modified Soccer Lead-up games

    • Fitness Circuit Day

    • Indoor “Sockey” (backup game for weather purposes)