Sixth-Grade Class News

Rachael Franklin, Sixth-Grade Teacher

Friday
May182018

18 May 2018

Sixth Grade News

Next week Thursday, we will be having a book and diaper baby shower for Mrs. Runge! I sent a sheet home earlier this week asking if students would bring in a favorite childhood book and a package of diapers (size 1). It would be great if we could shower her with lots of books to start their library and lots of diapers to help them out!


Happening in Class:

  • Reading 2 - We will begin our last unit of the school year this week.  It deals with myths, legends, and folktales.

  • Social Studies - There will be a test on chapter 17 on Friday, May 25th.


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, May 22nd

John 6:54


Friday
May112018

11 May 2018

Sixth Grade News

SERVICE HOUR POSSIBILITY FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR: Mrs. Uffenbeck is looking for 4 more 6-8th grade volunteers for Vacation Bible School. It's an excellent way to serve others and share the Gospel message during a fun week over the summer. Please contact Mrs. Uffenbeck with questions or to register as a volunteer.

The students are MAP testing on Monday and Tuesday next week. Please make sure your child is well rested and eats a good breakfast!


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will work on graphing next week.

  • Math 2 will wrap up their unit on Chapter 8, "Analyzing Data". They will take a test at the end of next week.

  • Pre-Algebra will continue to study Chapter 11, "Right Triangles in Algebra".

  • Reading 2 - We will begin our last unit of the school year this week.  It deals with myths, legends, and folktales.


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, May 15th

1 Corinthians 11:26


Friday
May112018

3 May 2018

Sixth Grade News

The sixth grade class is going to the zoo on Monday! Please have your child to school by 8:15 that morning. We will return right around the time school is ending. If traffic is bad, it might be a few minutes later than 3:15.

MAP testing will take place the week of May 14th. Students will be taking two tests each day, one in the morning, one in the afternoon. We will be suggesting that students try and finish the test within an hour and a half time frame, however, if they do not finish in that time, they will be given extra time to complete the test.

SERVICE HOUR POSSIBILITY FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR: Mrs. Uffenbeck is looking for 4 more 6-8th grade volunteers for Vacation Bible School. It's an excellent way to serve others and share the Gospel message during a fun week over the summer. Please contact Mrs. Uffenbeck with questions or to register as a volunteer.


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will continue to work on different geometry concepts. Along with 3D solids, they will look at angles and angle measurements.

  • Math 2 began a new unit. Over the next couple of weeks, they will be studying Chapter 8, "Analyzing Data". Students will work in groups to collect and analyze data from students who they survey.

  • Pre-Algebra will take a test on Tuesday over Chapter 10, "Area & Volume".  Then they will begin to study Chapter 11, "Right Triangles in Algebra".

  • English - We have just begun working on Advantage/Disadvantage essays.  Your child has picked his or her topic and will begin writing outlines soon.  The final draft will be due at the end of the week (5-10/11).

  • Reading 1 - We are working on book projects for The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.  Projects are due on Monday. It is then that we will present them to the class.

  • Reading 2 - Essay test for The Giver is due on Monday.  We will then spend next week working on projects to demonstrate our learning.

  • Social Studies - There will be a test on chapter 16 on Tuesday.

  • Science - We have started our study of Space! There will be a cumulative Space test after we have completed our unit.


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, May 8th

John 6:51


Friday
May112018

20 April 2018

Sixth Grade News

The musical is next Friday and Saturday! Costumes should come to school on Monday.

We are going to be working on the set on Monday at 6pm. Please come out and help if you are able!

An order form for t-shirts for the musical went home today. Please fill it out and send it back to school on Monday if you are interested in ordering a shirt. Anyone is welcome to order a shirt!


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will will review perimeter and area this week and will take a test on Thursday, April 27.

  • Math 2 wrap up studying Chapter 7, “Surface Area & Volume”.  There will be a test on Friday, April 28.

  • Pre-Algebra will continue with Chapter 10 “Area & Volume”. Next week they will switch their focus of surface area to volume.

  • Reading 2 - We will continue or novel, The Giver.  Students will continue to take quizzes in the form of comprehension and short answer questions after each reading assignment.

  • Social Studies - Cathedral project is due on Monday, April 30th!


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, April 24th

Matthew 16:18


Friday
May112018

13 April 2018

Sixth Grade News

Don’t forget about the auction coming up on April 21st! I’d love to see you there!

Grades will be released today for the 3rd quarter. If you would like to meet with us to discuss your child’s grades, please let me know and we can schedule a time.

The musical is fast approaching! Please make sure to look for costumes and to save the dates (April 27th & 28th). A sheet went home before break about what is needed for costumes. If you need a reminder about what is needed, please let me know and I will send you the information.


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will continue to work through a geometry unit next week.

  • This past week Math 2 has been studying Chapter 7, “Surface Area & Volume”. We have focused on naming 3-D solids and finding surface area.  Next week we will continue to work with surface area and look into volume.

  • Pre-Algebra has begun Chapter 10 “Area & Volume”. Next week Pre-Algebra will focus on surface area.

  • Reading 2 - We have begun reading Lois Lowry’s The Giver. We will look at this “utopian” society, comparing it to the fallen world that we live in.  Students should be doing the assigned readings every night as well as preparing for short answer type quizzes.

  • Social Studies - We have started our study of Medieval Europe and I assigned the Cathedral project this week. It is due on Monday, April 30th!

  • Science - We are going to the Planetarium on Thursday! Please try and have your kids at school by 8:40.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, April 17th

Isaiah 1:18