Sunday, May 12, 2019

May 13-31


Important 6th grade dates:

May 14 – all day chorus practice
May 17 – Memorial Day program and band practice
May 21 - last day of after school program
May 27 – No School
May 30 – 6th grade send-off
May 31 – Field trip
June 4 – last day of school (early dismissal)


May 13 – Stop Living Through Screens project due – see previous post

May 13-16: We will be reading various Greek myths in class and completing a story map for each one.
May 20-28: During the week of May 20 students will be working on their Greek Comic Strip. The final project will be due at the start of class on May 28.

Files for Greek Comic Strip:
Examples that earned a good grade: Apollo, Callisto
Examples that did not earn a good grade: Orion#2, Orion#3 
blank comic strips - 5 panel, 6 panel, 7 panel 



Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1-13

May 1 - get  chapter 12 vocabulary test signed - due by Friday, May 3

May 1-8
Students will be working on their STOP LIVING THROUGH SCREENS project. Students will have class time to research and work on rough drafts and final copies, but they also must be working on this at home. Students can start turning them in on Wednesday, May 8; projects will be due at the start of class on May 13. Make sure you turn your grading rubric in with your final copy.

quotes and inspiration

sample rough draft

project guidelines

We will be starting our Myth unit on May 9; this will take us to the end of the year. Look for project guidelines the week of May 13.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

April 8 to 23


April 8
IN: review for test on Tuesday
HW: study for test

April 9
IN: 12.1 and 12.2 test
HW: 12.3 (page 338) and 12.4 (348) vocabulary - all 11 terms)

April 10
DUE: 12.3 and 12.4 vocab
IN: read 12.3
HW: read pages 338-342

April 11
HW: finish 12.3 guided reading as needed

April 12
DUE 12.3 guided reading
IN: read 12.4

April 15, 16, 17
ELA PSSA Testing

April 18
IN: go over 12.3 guided reading and last week's bell ringer
FYI: chapter 12 content vocab test on April 24

April 19 – NO SCHOOL

April 22
IN: guest speaker
April 23
IN: review chapter 12 content vocab

April 24
IN: chapter 12 content vocab test

Friday, March 29, 2019

April 1 to 8

Monday 4/1
DUE: signed government vocab test
IN: new bell ringer – due Friday
HW: finish 12.1 guided reading as needed
HW: 12.2 vocab, page 329, all 9 terms

Tuesday 4/2
DUE: 12.2 vocab
IN: go over vocab; read section 12.2
HW: read pages 329-337

Wednesday 4/3
IN: read section 12.2
HW: read pages 329-337

Thursday 4/4
HW: finish 12.2 guided reading as needed

Friday 4/5
DUE: bell ringer
DUE: 12.2 guided reading
IN: go over 12.2 guided reading
IN: start review sheet
HW: finish review sheet
FYI – 12.1 and 12.2 test on Tuesday, 4/9

Monday 4/8
DUE: review sheet
IN: review day
HW: study for 12.1 and 12.2 test on Tuesday

Tuesday 4/9
IN: 12.1 and 12.2 test
HW: 12.3 vocab (page 338, all 5 terms) AND 12.4 vocab (page 348, all 6 terms) due Wednesday

Saturday, March 23, 2019

March 25 to April 1


Monday 3/25
IN: start new bell ringer – due Friday
IN: finish “Limiting Government” graphic organizer
HW: study vocab for test on Wednesday

Tuesday 3/26 Spring Picture Day
IN: “Limiting Government” graded assignment
HW: study vocab for test on Wednesday

Wednesday 3/27
IN: Government vocab test
HW: 12.1 vocab, page 320, all 11 terms – due Thursday

Thursday 3/28
DUE: 12.1 vocab
IN: go over vocab; start reading 12.1, pages 320-328
HW: read pages 320-328

Friday 3/29
DUE: bell ringer
IN: go over government vocab test
IN: finish reading 12/1, pages 320-328
HW: get government vocab test signed – due Monday
HW: read page 320-328

Monday 4/1
DUE: signed government vocab test
HW: finish 12.1 guided reading as needed
HW: 12.2 vocab, page 329, all 9 terms – due Tuesday