ALL parent drivers for school activities need a copy of their driver's license and insurance on file in the office.
ALSO, ALL medication needs to be sent to school in the original packaging to be dispensed in the office. That includes Tylenol, Advil, and even cough drops. The office will no longer dispense anything unless parent sent it in.
Week of December 11
6th Grade Math with Mrs. McKinney
We are performing operations with fractions. Test on Dec. 21.
We will be taking Timed Multiplication and Division tests too this year. So make sure you know your math facts!!
BOOKADVENTURE--Students will get to read as many books as they want and take quizzes whenever they are ready to earn points for a prize. Their goal is 600 points for an "A" for a reading grade each quarter. If they earn 1000 points, they can receive a treat, and if they reach 3500 points by the end of the year, they will receive an ice cream party.
Students are NOT ALLOWED to read books that they have read before. 6th graders need to read books that are in the 6th grade level or higher. They may read a 5th grade level book if it has a Lexile score of 900 or higher. I will keep track in school of books and points at school.
Deadline for 2nd quarter is Dec 15th.
We will read "The Southpaw." TEST on Friday!
Each week a student presents a poem of the week. The poem should be written by a famous published author.
We will use words from lesson 9 this week. Packets due Wednesday. TEST on Friday.
SPELLING LISTS CAN BE FOUND AT www.wordlywise3000.com
Students have their own copies of the Jingles and the Reference pages. They are expected to keep these pages handy and in proper working condition for the year as we do not have textbooks for English.
We will begin discussing indirect objects and pronoun/antecedent agreement.
We will be reviewing chapter 8 and having a test on Friday, the 15th.
We are reviewing chapter 9 for a test on Thursday, December 14th.
We will begin a study of Europe on Friday.
We continue work in chapter 3 to study waves. Students will perform labs to investigate the frequency, wavelength, and energy of waves.
7th Grade Math with Mrs. Stirn
We will continue working in Chapter 5 - Graphs. The students will identify/write/graph an equation of direct variation. We will review Chapter 5 and take a test on Thursday, December 14.