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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:

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Welcome to the Sixth Grade Orientation!☺


Sixth Grade Teachers:

Mrs. Collier -Room 207

Religion and Social Studies

Mrs. Pietrzak - Room 210

Math and Science

Miss Moore- Room 208

Language Arts


Expectations and Procedures

Please review, sign and return to homeroom teacher:

Expectations and Procedures

Classroom Contract

Homework Policy


Homework Policy

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.


Sources of Information

(to Monitor Student Progress and Events)

Power School (online gradebook)

Teacher Web (homework/news andevents

Friday Folders (to be returned on Mondays)

Google Calendar (coming soon to a computer

near you!)


Study Hall:

3rd period daily

Tutoring, AT

Library visits

Band lessons

Snack

Birthday treats


Math & Science

Mrs. Pietrzak


Math

New Text - Go Math

  • No more Simple Solutions!

  • Textbook / Workbook

  • based on the common core standards

  • Offers online opportunities

    additional practice, assessment, intervention and

    videos to demonstrate skills.


Math

Expect homework regularly as it enforces what was taught and practiced in the classroom.

Weekly Quizzes.

Module / Unit Tests every 3-4 weeks.


Math

Fractions and Decimals

Ordering, operations, conversion

Number Sense

Place value, exponents, order of operations

Ratios and Percent

Representation, applying rates

Geometry

Angles, polygons, area, circumference,

perimeter, surface area, volume

Probability and Data/Statistics

central tendency, analyzing/summarizing data


Science

Scientific Inquiry

Experiments involving the Scientific Method

Earth and Space Science

Rocks and Minerals

Physical Science

Matter / Atoms

Life Science

Cells (animal vs. plant) tissue and organ systems

Sources

Texts and technology

Health

4th Quarter


Language Arts

Miss Moore


Language Arts

--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


Language Arts

---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.


Language Arts

--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


Language Arts

-As an alternative to Spelling books, we will study Greek/Latin stems. This will help prepare the students when transitioning into Jr. High.

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Religion & Social Studies

Mrs. Collier


Religion

  • Introduction to Old Testament Scripture

  • Creation, Prophets and Holy Spirit

  • The New Testament

  • Liturgical Year

  • Prayer

  • Community


Social Studies

  • Ancient Civilizations

    • 8 features of a civilization

    • Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and Indian

    • Characteristics of a civilization, similarities and differences, unique features, etc.

  • Geography

    • Latitude and Longitude, location, kinds of maps, land characteristics


Social Studies

  • Economics

    • Supply and Demand

    • Consumer Choices

  • Government

    • Roles of Citizens

    • Different Types of Government and reasons for Government


Sixth Grade Camp

The field trip your children have been waiting for!


Sixth Grade Camp

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


“All The Rivers Run” Resident Program

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

Curriculum at CVEEC:


Parent Information Night TBA

There will be sign up sheets for chaperones at the Information Night.

All Chaperones must be VIRTUS trained and up to date on bulletins.

More on Camp:


Contact Information

[email protected]

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THANK YOU!We look forward to working with you and your child this year!!!


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