6th Grade Wolverine News

April 22-28 , 2017

Happening this week...

We are committed to having a strong finish for the last six weeks of the year. STAAR testing will take place for Reading, Math, and Accelerated Science the week of May 8, therefore, final preparations for state testing are underway in many classes. it is very important to be present and on task each day and we work toward these test days.


Please check out the tutoring times below to seek extra help from your teachers if you need assistance.




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

Monday: 4:00-4:30 & 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 & Thursday 4:15-4:45


Kristin Strother


Tuesday & Thursday 7:45-8:15


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

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College and Career~ Ms. Beam, Ms. Parker, Mrs. Frantom

Mrs. Beam & Mrs. Parker - Students will be completing their “Graphic Design and Marketing” Unit. Students are working through a cereal box design featuring branding, promotions, and nutritional information. If your student has not brought a cereal box to class, they need to do so by Monday.

Mrs.Frantom - Students will be completing the last part of the Culinary Arts project. They are researching safety, clean up procedures, and creating their own meal (on recipe cards).

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


We will begin our next project starting on 4/20. Students will need to bring their materials for their group project on MONDAY 4/24. Points will be taken off each day that students do not bring their materials.

  • Monday - Individual Check-in #1; Project Sketch Due; All materials for project due

  • Tuesday - DIY #1 due; Project workday

  • Wednesday - Group Check-in #1; Peer Review

  • Thursday - DIY #2 due; Implement Peer feedback

  • Friday - Space History Workshop; Peer Critique; Project workday

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

We will begin our next project starting on 4/20. Students will need to bring their materials for their group project on MONDAY 4/24. Points will be taken off each day that students do not bring their materials.

  • Monday - Individual Check-in #1; Project Sketch Due; All materials for project due

  • Tuesday - DIY #1 due; Project workday

  • Wednesday - Group Check-in #1; Peer Review

  • Thursday - DIY #2 due; Implement Peer feedback

  • Friday - Space History Workshop; Peer Critique; Project workday

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

This week we will continue our STAAR preparations. Tutoring is from 4:00-4:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays. This week tutoring will focus on Chemistry and Physics.

  • Monday - Chemical Reactions and Counting Atoms/Chemical Formulas

  • Tuesday - Balancing Equations and Organic Compounds

  • Wednesday - Summative Check, Reporting Category 1 - Chemistry

  • Thursday - Mrs. Irons will be out 7th period

  • Friday - Balanced and Unbalanced Forces (8.6A)

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

We will begin our STAAR preparations this week. Students will be assigned STAAR questions and/or IXL lessons to complete each day. If students do not finish in class, they will be expected to complete for homework and it will be due at the beginning of the next class period.


I am available for class tutoring on Monday and Tuesday morning from 7:45-8:30 each week.

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

We will begin our STAAR preparations this week. Students will be assigned STAAR questions and/or IXL lessons to complete each day. If students do not finish in class, they will be expected to complete for homework and it will be due at the beginning of the next class period.


I am available for class tutoring on Monday and Tuesday morning from 7:45-8:30 each week.

Accelerated Math ~ Mrs. Fisher


Now that students have completed their Probability unit, they will begin exploring a two-week unit on Data. We will learn about bar graphs, dot plots, and circle graphs. Students will use these representations to make predictions. There will be a summative assessment at the end of the two weeks.

**Students will be with Mr. Peltier this week (in Mrs. Fisher’s room) while Mrs. Fisher is working with the Student Success Initiative Groups.


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

We are preparing for the upcoming Reading STAAR test. Students will be working on in class assignments and Moby Max activities geared toward helping each student meet their performance goals.


Art ~ Mrs. Beam

We are finishing our Proportions and Mixed media unit this week. Students are working on final artworks showing their knowledge of composition, proportion, and negative space.

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

  • Monday is after school practice for the students who were selected for the Hughes Select Beginning Band @HMS starts at 4:15pm

  • Tuesday the STEAM Beginning Band will be competing at the Pride of Texas Music Festival at iTZ. We will be gone all day.

  • Wednesday the Hughes Select Band will be competing at Beach Within Reach at Haltom City HS.

  • Thursday Kerr All Star Band students have their final rehearsal at Kerr MS after school.

  • Friday Kerr All Star Band students are competing at Beach Within Reach at Haltom City HS. They will leave after school for this contest.

P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey


  • “Pilo Polo” unit:

    • Equipment Expectations:

      • Safety & Proper Handling

    • Rules of the game

    • Drill practice:

      • Stick/Ball Handling

      • Dribbling & Shooting

    • Modified game play

  • Don’t forget your uniform & water bottle EVERYDAY!!

  • Only 6 more MONday FUNday RUNdays left!! (NOT that the students are counting!!)