Step Up Into Grade 6
Tuesday, March 15: Social Studies Test
Friday, March 18: Math Unit Test
Friday, March 18: Activity Night
This week in science
Students will be working geological dating, fossils, and tectonic plate movement .
Monday: Evidence of Pangea and continental drift
Tuesday: Convection in the mantle, why did the plates move
Wednesday: Fossil web quest
Thursday: Finish fossil web quest and look at examples of fossils.
Friday: Learn about plate boundaries and what occurs at plate boundaries when plates move.
Question to ask your child about what they are learning in science
What is Pangea?
What evidence is there of Pangea?
How are fossils made?
What are the types of fossils?
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THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL STUDIES
We have concluded our India Unit in social studies. Students will have the study guide this weekend to look over. On Monday we will play some fun review games and the test is on Tuesday. Up next is China! We might just learn how to eat with chop sticks :)
Monday - India Unit study guide review
Tuesday- India Unit Test today! Assignment: Chapter 19 preview
Wednesday- Geography of China poster
Thursday- Geography of China continued
Friday- Your name in Chinese water color!
Social Studies Tutoring is provided Mon-Thursday until 4:15 for any student needing help on a project, or an assignment.
This Week in ELA
Monday - MAP practice
Tuesday- Analytical essay
Wednesday- Note taking
Thursday- Analytical essay
Friday- Pre-test on summarizing
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!