Sixth-Grade Class News

Rachael Franklin, Sixth-Grade Teacher

Friday
Dec142018

14 December 2018

Sixth Grade News

This will be the last newsletter sent home before break so I pray you all have a Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Reminder: Service Hours need to be completed by January 18th.

Homework room slips were sent home today, please check your child’s Friday folder papers to see if they received one. If they did, please sign it and send it back on Monday.


Happening in Class:

  • Math 2 will have a test next week.

  • Algebra will have a test next week.

  • English - We are beginning an informative research project. We will use the remaining days before Christmas Break to research the topic we have chosen. When we return in January, we will begin the process of putting our research together into an essay.

  • Social Studies - They have a Mythological Creature story and drawing due on Wednesday, December 19th.


Memory Work:

Tuesday, December 18th

Romans 10:9-10

Thursday, December 20th

Psalm 27:1

Friday
Dec142018

7 December 2018

Sixth Grade News

Mid-term reports will be released today. Please check your child’s grades as well as their missing assignments.

Reminder: Service Hours need to be completed by January 18th.

Homework room slips were sent home today, please check your child’s Friday folder papers to see if they received one. If they did, please sign it and send it back on Monday.


Coming Up:

  • Pre-School - 2nd Grade Christmas Program Wednesday, Dec. 12th @ 7 pm


Happening in Class:

  • Geography - There will be a Canada map test on Thursday, December 13th.

  • Science - There is a test on chapter 1 on Wednesday, December 12th.

  • Math 1 will continue to master one-step equations. They will then learn about inequalities.

  • Math 2 will begin on new unit on Chapter 4, "Ratios, Rates & Proportions".

  • Algebra will continue to study Chapter 6, "Linear Equations & their Graphs". The focus will be on point-slope form and perpendicular & parallel lines.


Memory Work:

Tuesday, December 11th

Psalm 23:6

Thursday, December 13th

1 John 4:7-8


 

Friday
Nov302018

30 November 2018

Sixth Grade News

Today is mid-term of the second quarter. Grades will be shut down through next week Friday. If your child has not turned in their service hours, they have until January 18th to complete them.

Just a quick note, if your child is absent from school, they need to make sure they are completing the work or it will be given a zero.

Coming Up:

  • Boys BB game on Monday @ Bethesda - 4:15 pm

  • Boys BB tournament @ St. Paul Thursday - Saturday. Schedule will be sent home on Monday.

Happening in Class:

  • Social Studies - We will be starting our unit on Ancient Greece next week.

  • Geography - The final states and capitals test will be on Thursday, November 6th. They need to know all 50 states and capitals and the location of the states.

  • Math 1 will begin a new unit next week on "Solving One-Step Equations".

  • Math 2 will continue to work on their unit of Chapter 3, “Inequalities”. Next week they will focus on solving two-step inequalities.

  • Algebra will continue an unit on Chapter 6, “Linear Equations & their Graphs”. The focus next week will be on standard form and point-slope form.

Memory Work:

Tuesday, December 4th

Psalm 23:4

Thursday, December 6th

Psalm 23:5


Friday
Nov162018

16 November 2018

Sixth Grade News

I pray you all have a blessed and relaxing Thanksgiving!

We are not sending any notes home for the homework room this week or next week since the next one will not be until Wednesday, the 28th. If your child needs to go to the homework room, the note will be sent home on Monday, the 26th.

We will be working on the Social Studies project for China when we come back from Thanksgiving break. Please send in two boxes of sugar cubes with your child so they can complete the project. You can send them in next week if you want but they need to have them by Monday, November 26th.

Coming Up:

  • BB games on Monday @ St. Paul; Boys - 4:15 & Girls - 5:15

  • BB games on Tuesday vs. Pilgrim; Boys - 4:00 & Girls - 5:00

Happening in Class:

  • English - We will begin a new unit of study on the 6-Traits of Writing this week. We will begin discussing the Sentence Fluency Trait followed by Word Choice. Various writing assignments will be assigned to go with each trait.

  • Social Studies - There will be a test on Tuesday on chapters 6 & 14. They received their study guide this week and we will review in class on Monday.

  • Math 1 will continue their unit on "Integers". The focus for next week will be on multiplying and dividing integers.

  • Math 2 will wait to begin a new unit of study after Thanksgiving Break. Next week in class, they will work on problem solving strategies.

  • Algebra will wrap up their unit of study, Chapter 5 “Graphs & Functions”.  They will have a test on Tuesday, November 20.

Memory Work:

None


Friday
Nov092018

9 November 2018

Sixth Grade News

Thank you for coming on Wednesday to pick up your child’s report card. We would love to get your feedback on the report card pick-up night so please send me an email and let me know your thoughts!

Coming Up:

  • Boys & Girls BB practice on Monday from 3:30-5

  • Boys BB game vs. Grace on Tuesday at 4:30 pm

  • Girls BB practice on Wednesday from 3:20-4:20 pm

  • Girls & Boys BB tournament Thursday through Saturday @ St. John’s

Happening in Class:

  • English - We are continuing work on Chapter 3 (Parts of Speech) through the use of a Hyperdoc. We will finish it in the coming week.

  • Science - There will be a test next week Friday on chapter 5.

  • Math 1 has just started a new unit on "Integers". The focus for next week will be adding and subtracting integers.

  • Math 2 will wrap up their study on Chapter 2, "Equations" this coming week. There will be a test on Thursday.

  • Algebra will continue their unit of study, Chapter 5 “Graphs & Functions”.  The key concepts covered next week will be direct variation & inverse variation.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, November 13th John 3:16


Due Thursday, November 15th Galatians 5:22-23