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Welcome to 6 th Grade Earth Science. with Mrs. Brown. Health Curriculum Overview. In addition to learning science, we will have 3 weeks of health lessons this year. In 6 th grade, we cover the following health topics: Personal and emotional health

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Welcome to 6 th grade earth science

Welcome to6th Grade Earth Science

with Mrs. Brown


Health curriculum overview
Health Curriculum Overview

In addition to learning science, we will have 3 weeks of health lessons this year.

  • In 6th grade, we cover the following health topics:

  • Personal and emotional health

  • Emergency preparedness, fire safety, skin protection

  • Mental health

These will be spread throughout the year and not taught consecutively.


Earth science course overview
Earth Science Course Overview

We’ll explore:

Scientific methods

Erosion and weathering

Plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes

Atmosphere, weather, climate

Natural resources, ecology, energy


Class supplies
Class Supplies

  • Binder with a Science section

  • 2 single subject notebooks (1 per semester)

  • Pens (blue/black plus 1 red for corrections), pencils, & an eraser

  • Colored pencils/markers, scissors, glue sticks, & a metric/customary ruler


Grading
Grading

Points consist of the following percentages:

  • 30% Homework/class work

  • 55% Tests, Quizzes, and Projects

  • 15% labs

If you earn a test score less than 80%, you will retake the test once to earn up to 80%.

Homework/class work that is corrected

with red pen will receive 100%


Grading scale

A+ 97 -100

A 94 - 96

A- 90 - 93

B+ 87 - 89

B 84 - 86

B- 80 - 83

C+ 77 - 79

C 74 - 76

C- 70 - 73

D+ 67 - 69

D 64 - 66

D- 60 - 63

F below 60

Grading Scale


Three important web sites
Three important web sites

Check homework assignments on Mrs. Brown’s web site at the Fallon School web site

Grades will be posted through Infinite Campus portal

Online textbook with audio files http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

Check out the website!


Absences and late work
Absences and Late Work

  • Students will get one makeup day for each day absent. Assignments given out prior to an absence are due when the student returns to school.

  • Inform me as soon as possible if you will be out for a long time.

  • Late assignments can earn up to 70% credit.


Refrain from
Refrain from:

  • Copying other people’s work

  • Talking during a test

  • Making up lab data

Consequences:

you earn no points on the assignment,

you complete a Mustang PRIDE: Learning Life Skills Reflection, and

I contact a parent.


Contact information
Contact Information

mrsbrown@fallonschool.com

(925) 875-3976 x 6362

Email is the best way to reach me.