The 4-1-1 on 6th Grade at Sipley

January 2016

What We Are Up To:

Reading: The Nonfiction Unit and Culture Shapes Perspective Unit in Schoolwide


Writing: Unit 2 Argumentative Writing and Unit 3 Information Writing


Science: Ch. 8 Astronomy and Ch. 11 Exploring Forces


Math: Unit 2 Equations and Inequalities and Unit 3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions


Social Studies: will cover weekly current events via Flocabulary.com

Math Support for Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

through Khan Academy and Learnzillion.


You can also contact Rachel Manjarres, the district's Math Specialist, for any additional questions by e-mailing her at manjarresr@woodridge68.org

Math Fluency

Learn more about it here. Mrs. Zei's andMr. Spear's class are using xtramath.org to help support fluency. Mrz. Zei's class also is using IXL to supplement the classroom instruction. Both classes should also work on their Accelerated Math 2.0 problems through Renaissance Place.

Argumentative Writing

Support for this unit can be found here at learnzillion.com

Information Writing

Support for this unit can be found here at learnzillion.com

Science

Access to video summaries, review games and practice quizzes here

Important Dates to Know

  • Jan. 18: No school/Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Jan. 20: STP Meeting @ 6:15 p.m. in the LRC
  • Jan. 21: STP sponsored assembly: Comedy/Magician
  • Jan. 22: The last day of the 2nd quarter
  • Jan. 25: The 3rd quarter begins
  • Jan. 26: District Spelling Bee, 6:30 p.m. @ Jefferson Jr. High
  • Jan. 27: Field Trip to Adler Planetarium

This Month's Birthdays!

  • Dariahn

  • Mixsi

  • Sirah

  • Diego

  • June

  • Uriel