Sixth Grade Weekly News
March 18, 2016
A Week in Review
Reading: We continued with our Cultures' unit.
Writing: We continued to fix our argumentative essays.
Battle of the Books: This week we had our grade level battle to determine whom would attend the school wide Battle of the Books. Congratulations to the fourth grade team.
Science: We are now focusing on solar systems in our space unit. Students were given a Solar System Model Project rubric and guidelines packet. Please ask them to see this packet and go over the materials needed.
Kinder Buddies: We went on a scavenger hunt looking for leprechaun coins for St. Paddy's Day! See pictures below!
A Peek Into Next Week (Finishing Quarter 3)
Reading: We will taking a test on our Cultures' unit. The test will be administered on Wednesday and Thursday.
DARE: We have a DARE lesson on Tuesday, the 22nd.
Science: We will be creating a plan and materials' list for our solar system model.
Social Studies: We will be starting the history portion of our research on our ancient civilization.
Reading Fluency: We will be taking our AIMS Web reading fluency test.
Grammar: We will be taking a grammar test on the concepts we learned in Quarter 3.
*No school Friday, March 25th.
*This week ends Quarter 3. AR goals need to be met by Thursday, March 24th!
*Spring Pictures are Thursday, March 24.
*There is a note in Friday Folders about the DARE Lock-in.
*The results of Cogat Testing are in Friday Folders.