Sixth-Grade Class News

Rachael Franklin, Sixth-Grade Teacher

Thursday
Feb142019

14 February 2019

Sixth Grade News

Please ask your child if they need any school supplies! We still have some students who are in desperate need of pencils!

Our auction basket theme is Disney this year. If you are willing, please send in donations of items or a monetary donation and PTL will shop for items.

Next week Friday, the 22nd, is mid-term for the third quarter. Please make sure you check FastDirect to see if your child has any missing assignments so they can ask for copies and get them completed before reports are released.

Homework room will be on Tuesday, February 19th next week because of a faculty meeting on Wednesday. Check your child’s backpack today for a half sheet of paper.

Happening in Class:

  • Algebra will continue to study Chapter 8, “Exponents & Exponential Functions”.

  • Math 1 will wrap up their unit on "Number Patterns & Functions" with a test on Friday.

  • Math 2 will wrap up their unit on Chapter 6, "Geometry" with a test on Friday.

  • English - We are beginning a chapter on subject/verb as well as pronoun/antecedent agreement. The test for this chapter will come the last week of February.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, February 19th

1 John 1:9

Due Thursday, February 21st

1 John 4:15


Friday
Feb082019

8 February 2019

Sixth Grade News

Please ask your child if they need any school supplies! We still have some students who are in desperate need of pencils!

Make-up days for NLSW will take place next week Tuesday and Wednesday, more information is in the parent bulletin.

Our auction basket theme is Disney this year. If you are willing, please send in donations of items or a monetary donation and PTL will shop for items.

Happening in Class:

  • Algebra began a new unit on Chapter 8, “Exponents & Exponential Functions”. Next week we will focus on expanding the rules of multiplication and on the exponent rules of division.

  • Math 1 will spend next week working on identifying number patterns and writing function rules.

  • Math 2 has just begun Chapter 6, "Geometry". The focus for them next week will be on area of polygons.

  • English - Final Drafts for the Informative Research Paper are due on Monday.

  • Science - There is a story about being a drop of water in the water cycle due on Wednesday, February 13th. There is also a test on chapter 1 on Tuesday, February 12th.

  • Social Studies - We will be watching the movie Hercules next week and then doing a comparison activity after reading the myth of Hercules.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, February 12th

Psalm 51:1

Due Thursday, February 14th

John 11:25

Friday
Jan252019

25 January 2019

Sixth Grade News

Please remember to check FastDirect for your child’s report card after 3:30 today. If you have any questions or concerns regarding it, please let me know.

Please ask your child if they need any school supplies! We still have some students who are in desperate need of pencils!

We will be MAP testing on Monday and Tuesday, February 4th and 5th.


Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will have a test on Ratios, Rates & Proportions on Monday (1/28) & Tuesday (1/29). The test will be two days due to NLSW celebrations.

  • Math 2 will have a test over the information in Chapter 5 on Monday (1/28).

  • Algebra will have a test on Systems of Equations on Thursday (1/31).

  • Social Studies - The test on ancient Greece will be on Thursday, January 31st.

  • Geography - We have started our study of Latin America. They will be taking two map tests this unit. The first one will be Central America, and the study guide will be sent home next week. The test will be on Thursday, February 7th.


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, January 29th

Ephesians 2:10

Due Thursday, January 31st

Psalm 145:8


Friday
Jan182019

18 January 2019

Sixth Grade News

Today was the last day of the quarter. Grades will be opened next week Friday after 3:30 for you to view.

We have been encountering some issues of students being unprepared for class. Please ask your child if they need any school supplies, mostly pencils! Also, if your child does not have a Bible, please send one to school with them or purchase one from the office.


Happening in Class:

  • English - The outline for our research paper is due on Tuesday.  Many students have already finished. The next step we will take is writing our rough draft.  It will be due on Friday, 1-25.

  • Social Studies - The test on ancient Greece will be pushed back to the week of January 28th. The study guide will be sent home next week Friday.

  • Memory Work - I sent a sheet home today with all of the memory verses for the third quarter. Please encourage your child to put it somewhere they will not lose it.


Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, January 22nd

Joel 2:13

Due Thursday, January 24th

Ephesians 2:8-9


Friday
Jan112019

11 January 2019

Sixth Grade News

Friday, January 18th is the last day of the quarter. You and your child can check FastDirect for any missing assignments. Those are all due on Friday along with service hours.

To help with typing skills, the sixth grade will be doing typing one day a week instead of Social Studies class. They started this week and it already seems to be helping a little!

Happening in Class:

  • Math 1 will begin a new unit on "Ratios" on Monday.

  • Math 2 will continue to work on Chapter 5, "Percents".

  • Pre-Algebra will begin a new unit on Chapter 7, "System of Equations".

  • English - We are continuing the process of writing an informative research paper. Students will be turning in their notecards and moving on to writing an outline in the next week or so.

  • Geography - The United States & Canada test is on Thursday, January 17th.

  • Science - There will be a test on chapter 2 on Thursday, January 17th.

  • Social Studies - I assigned a god/goddess project this week and it is due on Friday, January 18th. There will be a test on Ancient Greek the week of January 21st.

Memory Work:

Due Tuesday, January 15th

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32

Due Thursday, January 17th

Little children, you are from God and have overcome the false spirits, for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1 John 4:4