Welcome to the Sixth Grade Orientation! ☺. Sixth Grade Teachers:. Mrs. Collier -Room 2 07 Religion and Social Studies Mrs. Pietrzak - Room 210 Math and Science M iss Moore - Room 208 Language Arts. Expectations and Procedures. Please review, sign and return to homeroom teacher:
Mrs. Collier -Room 207
Religion and Social Studies
Mrs. Pietrzak - Room 210
Math and Science
Miss Moore- Room 208
Please review, sign and return to homeroom teacher:
Expectations and Procedures
Homework is assigned directly to support and enhance learning taking place in the classroom and it is vital to your student’s success.
Homework is expected to be submitted on the assigned due date.
Policy is as follows:
A loss of points will accrue with each additional day that an assignment is late. Students will be assigned to the O.R. as a result.
2 visits to the O.R. = lunch AND recess detention with 6th grade teacher and notification to parents.
Excessive missing assignments will result in a parent conference.
Power School (online gradebook)
Teacher Web (homework/news and events
Friday Folders (to be returned on Mondays)
Google Calendar (coming soon to a computer
3rd period daily
New Text - Go Math
additional practice, assessment, intervention and
videos to demonstrate skills.
Expect homework regularly as it enforces what was taught and practiced in the classroom.
Module / Unit Tests every 3-4 weeks.
Fractions and Decimals
Ordering, operations, conversion
Place value, exponents, order of operations
Ratios and Percent
Representation, applying rates
Angles, polygons, area, circumference,
perimeter, surface area, volume
Probability and Data/Statistics
central tendency, analyzing/summarizing data
Experiments involving the Scientific Method
Earth and Space Science
Rocks and Minerals
Matter / Atoms
Cells (animal vs. plant) tissue and organ systems
Texts and technology
--We will be learning comprehension strategies
-Purpose for Reading
-Answering literal, inferential, evaluative, and synthesizing questions
--We will be gaining a deeper understanding of literary elements
-Plot, Setting, Character, Theme, Etc.
-Types of Genres
---Most of our published work will be completed at school.
--Research skills and integration of technology will be a main focus in Language Arts classes.
--Students will continue to read 30 min. in the classroom and 30 min. at home each evening.
--Students may count reading Social Studies, Religion, Science, Health, Math, magazines, online sites (Schlastic.com, Newsela App, Discoverykids.com) as steps!
--Commonsensemedia.org to check what your kids are reading
-As an alternative to Spelling books, we will study Greek/Latin stems. This will help prepare the students when transitioning into Jr. High.
The field trip your children have been waiting for!
Where: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental
Education Center (CVEEC) in Peninsula, Ohio
When: Tuesday, Feb. 3rd - Friday, Feb. 6th, 2014
(4 days/3 nights)
Cost: $220.00 per student; includes all meals,
transportation, programming, and t-shirt
Incorporates the arts, technology, science, math, social studies, and language arts
Discovery based hands-on learning
Complements classroom instruction
CVEEC has won local and national awards for quality
There will be sign up sheets for chaperones at the Information Night.
All Chaperones must be VIRTUS trained and up to date on bulletins.