The Awesome Amigos Meet the Teacher Night September 6th, 2012 Winning logo designed by Grace Mitchell
The Awesome Amigos • Mr. Cahall – Room 312 • Mrs. Christopher – Room 3C • Mr. Friday – Room 316
The Awesome Amigos CURRICULAR AREAS
The Awesome Amigos • Science • Reading • Language Arts • Social Studies • Mathematics
Science • Curriculum Delivery System: SEPUP (Science Education for Public Understanding Program) • Scientific Method • Embedded within the instruction are science processes • Observation, hypothesizing, research, experimentation, classification, data analysis, and the use of tools • Earth Science (27 weeks) • Studying Soils Scientifically • Rocks and Minerals • Erosion and Deposition • Plate Tectonics • Weather and Atmosphere
SEPUP Text Online Access Information The book & lessons can be accessed through Mr. Cahall’s website or Type the following web address: http://www.sepup.com On the left-hand side of the page under “Quick Links”, select "Student Login” under “Books Online” In the Username box, type: ecms In the Password box, type: iaes1 Select the appropriate unit of study. The text book pages are under “Activity”. The text pages do include the analysis questions, however, you will not be able to type in Word format here. If you would like to type your responses to the analysis questions, select “Analysis Questions” for the appropriate section. All printed responses must be glued into your science notebook!
Health • Covers two major body systems: immune and reproductive (end of the school year) • Review of drugs / alcohol / tobacco / steroids awareness (Red Ribbon Week) • Includes one week of HIV/AIDS instruction (end of the school year) • Teen Health Course 1 – Glencoe Publishing
Reading • Novels • Number the Stars • The Cay • Out of the Dust • Houghton-Mifflin Reading Series
Language Arts • Writing process • Types of writing • Listening and speaking • Grammar and mechanics • Spelling
Social Studies • The foci of the course will be Europe and Russia, Africa, Latin America, and Asia. • Each area will be examined through the eyes of the five aspects of social studies, including geography, history, culture, economics, and government. • Current events will be discussed throughout the course of the year.
Houghton Mifflin Social Studies Text Online Access Information Type the following web address: http://www.eduplace.com/eservices In the Username box, type: grade6_mann In the Password box, type: student Select the appropriate unit or chapter of study. Reminder: By clicking on the speaker you will be able to listen to the chapter.
Mathematics • 3 Parts Daily • Fact practice / Pre-Algebra • Curricular Lesson • Number Sense • Operations • Decimals/Fractions/Percents • Geometry • Statistics & Probability • Project / Problem Solving
Math Online Text • Use the following website: • https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/login/login.jsp • Login for 6th grade: math6 • Password for 6th grade: haine6
Anti-Bullying • Olweus Anti-Bullying Program • Student Kick-off – 9/28/12 • Classroom meetings each Day 3
The Awesome Amigos *Cultural Day *Sign up for conferences with homeroom teacher *Classroll.com logins *Team / Teacher Websites
The Awesome AmigosContact Information • School Phone Number • (724)776-1325 • Email addresses (Please type “parent note” on subject line) • email@example.com (Math/SS) • firstname.lastname@example.org (LA/Rdg/Sci) • email@example.com (L.S.)
The Awesome Amigos Important Websites www.classroll.com (60080) http://clo.svsd.net/childu/index.html https://hosted215.renlearn.com/24991 www.svsd.net http://www.myschoolbucks.com/
The Awesome Amigos THANK YOU! Please visit our classrooms to sign up for conferences and other volunteer opportunities!