6th Grade Wolverine News

October 31 - November 4, 2016

Happening this week...

Students will be signing up to participate in the 2016-2017 STEAM Spelling Bee very soon! The event will take place at STEAM on December 9th at 9:00am. Here is the link for resources, information, and study materials for parents/students.


This is the final week the grading period. Please be sure to check Skyward for your grades and correct any low or missing assignments. Utilize all of your class time and STEAM U times to ensure your grades are the best they can be. Attend tutoring if you need.


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

From the Maker Space

Check out the Mini Maker Faire at your local Barnes and Noble Nov. 5th and 6th!

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College and Career Studies ~ Ms. Carroll, Mrs. Beam and Ms. Parker

Mrs. Carroll:

We will be reviewing how to read rubrics in order to understand the expectations of assignments as well as starting our next e2L unit over persuasive writing/marketing


Mrs. Beam & Mrs. Parker:

We will be working on our e2L, “Journey to NASA”, focusing on space careers. Students will be completing their story outline and beginning illustrations. Students should come to class each day with Chromebooks charged and ready to go!


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

  • Finish and Turn in SSEP Proposals to District

  • Groups need to buy and bring in trifold project display boards by Friday

  • Work on Project Boards

  • Begin Cells Unit

  • Bring Chromebooks charged each day

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • Finish and Turn in SSEP Proposals to District

  • Groups need to buy and bring in trifold project display boards by Friday

  • Work on Project Boards

  • Begin Cells Unit

  • Bring Chromebooks charged each day

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

  • Begin e2L Need for Speed

    • Team/Plan

    • Research/Work

  • Focus

    • Kinetic and Potential Energy

    • Direction, Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

    • Calculating Speed

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

  • Students will be putting their final touches on their Integer Operations e2L unit. Presentations will begin on Tuesday, November 1st. The final product and presentation will be used as a test grade.

  • We will also spend the week reviewing integers, decimals, and fractions before moving to our next unit over ratios, rates, and percents.


  • Math Tutoring Hours:

    • Mrs. Justice - Monday and Tuesday from 8:00-8:30

    • Ms. Gregg - Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-4:30

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

  • This week, students will be reviewing integers, decimals, and fractions. We want to make sure students have a strong understanding before we move to our next unit that covers ratios, rates, and percents.


  • Math Tutoring Hours:

    • Mrs. Justice - Monday and Tuesday from 8:00-8:30

    • Ms. Gregg - Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-4:30

Accelerated Math ~ Ms. Whitfield

  • This week we will conclude Unit 3 with a test on Tuesday.

  • We will begin Unit 4: Geometry on Wednesday.

  • Geometry is a seven week unit. Please remember to take advantage of tutoring time and academic lab time for any questions or extra practice!

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

Mrs. Moore and Ms. Lindamood

  • North American Test is Monday October 31.
  • We will start our study of Latin America beginning with Central America.
  • Test on identifying theme and making inferences will be Wednesday, November 2.
  • ELA will then focus on Latin American Literature.

Mrs. Strother

  • North American Test is Monday October 31.
  • We will start our study of Latin America beginning with Central America.
  • ELA will then focus on Latin American Literature.

Art ~ Mrs. Beam

We will be finishing our Paper Quilling project and starting our next unit focusing on color! If you did not purchase an art kit, please purchase a Prang Watercolor set. Students will need these for this unit.

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert


  • We are beginning to prepare our winter concert music.

  • Please mark your calendars for the mandatory after school rehearsals here at SMS.
    Friday December 2, and Monday December 5 from 4-5:45pm.

  • Winter Concert is at 6:30pm on December 6th in the BHS Auditorium.


P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey

  • We will continue our volleyball unit (outside weather permitting)

    • Serving over the net

    • Receiving/passing/setting

    • Volleyball court boundary lines

    • Rotation