CSA Lincoln 6th Grade

Week of November 30

What's New

Chicago Trip

This is a reminder that the responsibility sheet at first deposit for the trip to Chicago is due December 18th

Chicago Fundraiser- A BIG thank you to Popportunity, a local, Columbus based business for teaming up with us on this fundraiser. Order forms are due this Friday (December 4th)!!! Order forms may be turned in early, but all forms must be in by Friday. Remember to collect money as you get orders! Orders will not be placed if they are not paid for.

Flavors include: cheddar, caramel, chaos (mix of cheddar and caramel) and an exciting addition for our fundraiser, a huskie mix featuring cherry, black cherry and white chocolate! YUM!!!

Medieval Carnival

Our Medieval Carnival was a HUGE success!!! We raised $396 for the trip to Chicago!! Thank you so much to everyone who attended and who donated time/items to make this carnival run so smoothly!

Weekly News

-Homework packets went home on Monday. Packets are due on this coming Friday. The material in the packet is taken from what we will be covering throughout the week. The cover page is to show what we will be working on during our E/LA block.

-Unit 4 test is Wednesday, December 2.

- In E/LA stations, we will be working on summary, cause and effect, and context clues.

In our PODS, we will be working on vocabulary, cursive handwriting, typing skills, researching the Black Death Plague, linking verbs, and phases of the moon.

PBL Projects

-Zero Heroes: The 5th and 6th grade project managers have been working hard coming up with ways to measure and give classrooms feedback on their recycling efforts, including a "recycle-gram" modeled after the huskygrams. Volunteers have been collecting paper on Thursdays from all the classrooms.

-Coming soon: Students will be working in teams to research a science-related myth, designing experiments and collecting data to prove if a myth is a myth, plausible or BUSTED!

Other News

- We need pencils!!! Please check with your child about their pencil supply.

-Please send in a cheap pair of headphones for your child! It is very important that they have these, as our spelling tests and many of our station/pod activities require them!

- Students in both classes have the opportunity to earn credit on their comprehension test from last week by making corrections and turning it back in. These are due by Thursday, 12/3.

-Please be sure to send back report card envelopes! We are still missing some! Please contact us if they are lost or stolen (ha ha).

-Wednesday - Unit 4 Math Test

- Thursday- spelling test

- Friday- Comprehension, grammar and vocabulary tests. Vocabulary words are on the bottom of the homework packet cover sheet.

Weekly Assignment Checklist

Due Monday, December 7! Click Here

Your 6th Grade Team

Always feel free to contact us with questions or concerns!

Leslie Albright and Heather Pickup

albrightl@bcsc.k12.in.us, pickuph@bcsc.k12.in.us