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Welcome to back to school night connections lynn bowers
Welcome to Back to School NightConnections-Lynn Bowers

  • Find your child’s roster

  • Look for classroom number B or C

  • Activities for the week

  • Enjoy the evening!

Back to school night 2013

Back To School Night2013

Lynn Bowers

6th Grade Math Teacher

Co-Department Chair

Contact information
Contact Information

  • Best way to contact me is through email

    [email protected]

  • Phone number 610-892-3470 ext 7232

Mark your calendars shms math night learn more about the math in focus program

Mark your calendars!!!SHMS Math NightLearn more about the Math in Focus Program

Wednesday, September 25th



Parent email blast
Parent email blast

  • Welcome email – to all classes

  • Hotmail Accounts – issues?

  • Monthly Updates – for individual classes

  • Hallway – to fix email accounts

  • Stress – UGH!!!! - Sleep

Classroom routine
Classroom Routine

  • Write HW in agenda book

  • Warm Up

  • Check HW

  • Begin CW

  • Baskets

  • Work Station

  • Missing Class

Classroom supplies
Classroom Supplies

  • 3 Ring Binder (1”-2”)

  • Dividers

  • Loose leaf and Graph Paper

  • Covered Textbook

  • Pencil Pouch that includes pencils, erasers, and a basic four function calculator

Shms 6 th grade grading policy
SHMS 6th grade Grading Policy

  • Tests: 40%

  • Quizzes: 30% (both announced and unannounced)

  • Homework: 15% Homework is given typically Monday-Thursday night. Sometimes it is checked for completion and other times checked for accuracy. Homework questions will be addressed in class if students had a problem with their assignment.

  • Other: 15%


  • For information on homework or upcoming assignments, my website is updated daily. However, all assignments are written on the board in the classroom, and is expected to be in your agenda before leaving the room.

Need help
Need Help?

  • We are available for help after school on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the 8th grade honors students as well as high school tutors are available in room C232(Mrs. Bowers) for additional support.

Additional information
Additional Information

  • Portal

  • Tissues – Thank you!

  • Donations: Cleaners/Wipes/Soap

Thank you for coming
Thank you for coming!!

Enjoy your evening!

Looking forward to a wonderful year!!

Common core state standards ccss
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

  • Focus– Move away from “mile wide, inch deep” curricula; Narrow scope of content

  • Coherence – Build on solid conceptual understanding; Think across grades & link to major topics within grade

  • Rigor – Conceptual understanding; Procedural skills & fluency; Problem solving

Mathematical practices
Mathematical Practices

  • Make sense of problems & persevere in solving them

  • Reason abstractly & quantitatively

  • Construct viable arguments & critique the reasoning of others

  • Model with mathematics

  • Use appropriate toolsstrategically

  • Attend to precision

  • Look for & make use of structure

  • Look for & express regularity in repeated reasoning

Shms math mission statement
SHMS Math Mission Statement

The mission of the SHMS mathematics program is to:

  • Inspire intellectual curiosity and aesthetic appreciation of mathematics as a body of knowledge

  • Promote critical thinking and problem solving skills to solve real world problems

  • Develop computational fluency and understanding of mathematical algorithms in order to apply known facts to unknown situations

  • Encourage students to be active participants in a life-long learning process as independent thinkers

Problem solving in math in focus
Problem Solving in Math in Focus