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**- Work for**

**Friday, September 19, 2014**

**Alaina, Sevaughn, Hannah, Moises**

**Reading-**

Students listened to Mr. McKenzie read

*Crash*pages 113-124. They were not required to record any “Say Somethings.” Student were asked to think about the way they picture stories in their heads. We also discussed how different movies about novels can be from the way we imagine them. Students then begin drawing a scene from

*Crash*on a blank sheet of computer paper. On the back of the paper they must write one

**complete sentence**describing the scene. They only used pencil today and had the option to take it home and finish the

**pencil only**portion. We will be coloring the picture on Monday.

**Writing-**

Students began to edit a paragraph together in class. We will continue this short editing process daily.

Students were introduced to types of sentences….declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory. Students discussed the meanings of each of these types and practiced identifying them in a variety of sentences. This was completed together in class and we will continue this on Monday.

**Science-**

Students included the

**seven**vocabulary words into their science spiral.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment. Students had class time to complete a mid- chapter check worksheet that is due Monday.

**Social Studies-**

Students went over the answers to the CDV test. We also announced the winner to the “Constitution Poster Challenge.”

**Enrichment-**

Friday folders were passed out and the weekly work note is due Monday.

Reminders: Skating money ($6.00) is due

**Friday, October 10th**.

Conference slips are due back on

**Friday, September 26th**.

**- Work for**

**Thursday, September 18, 2014**

**Angie, Peyton**

**Reading-**

Students turned in their Character Trait worksheet with the seven trait definitions.

Students listened to Crash (pg.104-113). Students were asked to complete at least 6 “Say Somethings” as they listened to the story.

We also discussed the story elements of the novel.

Students know they should be thinking of a character to “interview” for the completion of this novel.

**Writing-**

Students shared together the meaning of “Fireworks”.

Students also discussed the figurative language within the lyrics. Students turned in their writer’s notebook for their weekly evaluation.

**Science-**

Students began activity one. We completed the set-up and jotted down the important definitions for activity one.

**Math-**

Students corrected the “Got its” on page 118 a, b and c. Students completed Lesson 4 of Chapter 2. Students have a worksheet to complete…skills side only. This is due tomorrow.

Students took their math mastery quiz.

**Social Studies-**

Students turned their cdv definitions.

Students also took the CDV Test.

**Enrichment-**

Students that did not complete their name design for art need to take it home to finish. This is due next Wednesday at the start of art class.

**- Work for**

**Wednesday, September 17, 2014**

**Jack**

**Reading-**

Students finished the unfinished side of the Character Trait worksheet. Students also got into groups and recorded

**three**new definitions from others in the group. Character Trait worksheet and definitions are due tomorrow stapled together.

**Writing-**

Students should have their meaning of “Fireworks” poem in their notebook for tomorrow.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment.

Students began Lesson 4 in Chapter 2. Students need to complete the “Got its” on page 118 a,b and c for tomorrow.

**Math Mastery Quiz tomorrow. Review the problems.**

**Social Studies-**

Students turned in their paragraph based on a ‘Should’ question.

Students celebrated Constitution Day. We watched a video and completed a video quiz. Students also worked with a partner to create a visual to show their support of this special day. These were due at the end of the hour.

**REMINDER: CDV test tomorrow. Students have the definitions in their spiral notebook to use for studying.**

**Enrichment-**

Students had library time to read, complete late work or attend study sessions.

Students also had art time. Students that did not complete their name design need to take it home to finish. This is due next Wednesday at the start of art class.

**- Work for**

**Tuesday, September 16, 2014**

**Derek H, Jack, Sevaughn**

**Reading-**

Students began the Character Trait Assignment. Each student was required to define

**seven**words from the backside of the Character Trait Worksheet. They used dictionaries and the internet to find these definitions. They will need these definitions for class tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students shared their “Hall of Fame Moments”. In their notebook, students were asked to write about the meaning of the poem “Fireworks”. Students need to include at least 3 examples of evidence from the poem to support their meaning. This is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students turned in their M&M graph and lab sheet.

Students completed their group worksheet on observations. These were due at the end of the hour.

Students also set-up their science spirals.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment.

Students completed Lesson 3 in Chapter 2. Students have to complete the “Skills” side of the worksheet for tomorrow.

**Math Mastery Quiz Thursday.**

**Social Studies-**

Students continued discussing together various ‘Should’ statements. Students were asked to apply a CDV to their opinion. Students need to turn one of the discussions into a stand-alone paragraph. The first sentence states their position. The body (at least 3 sentences) contains support using a CDV. The closing statement ties it back to the opening. These are due tomorrow.

**REMINDER: CDV test next Thursday.**

**Enrichment-**

Students had computer time. They finished their poem about themselves. These were printed and turned in for grading.

**Book orders due tomorrow. Online code HHDHL**

**- Work for**

**Monday, September 15, 2014**

**Easton, Nick, Izaac, Moises**

**Reading-**

Students listened to pages 80-103 of Crash. Students were asked to respond to at least 6 “Say Somethings” as they listened.

Students need to complete their Read and Respond worksheet…Day 4 and Day 5. This is due tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students shared their “Sarah moments”. Students listened to the lyrics of “Hall of Fame” and thought about what their hall of fame would be. In their notebook, students were asked to write about……What do you want to be known for? This should be at least a half of a page in their notebook. This is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students had time to complete their M&M graph. We also completed the M&M lab sheet. However, students can take these home to look them over. They are due tomorrow.

**Math-**

Students completed Minute 2 of their math mastery packet today. We went over the correct answers. The quiz will be Thursday.

Students completed Lesson 2 of Chapter 2. Students have a worksheet “Skills side only” to complete for tomorrow.

**Math Mastery Quiz Thursday.**

**Social Studies-**

Students turned in their CDV worksheet from Friday’s homework.

We discussed the results of this assignment.

Students discussed together various ‘Should’ statements. Students were asked to apply a CDV to their opinion. We will be turning these discussions into a paragraph response tomorrow.

**REMINDER: CDV test Thursday.**

**Enrichment-**

Students turned in their signed weekly work note.

Students had computer time. They worked on their poem about themselves. We will complete these tomorrow in the computer lab.

**Book orders due September 17. Online code HHDHL**

**- Work for**

**Friday, September 12, 2014**

**Tanner, Nick, Peyton, Easton, Hale**

**Reading-**

Students had a discussion about plot elements in

*Crash*.

Students were given a heads up for the final project at the end of

*Crash*.

Students began a new Say Something sheet, and listened to chapters 20-22 (stopped at pg. 79).

**Writing-**

Students turned in their writer’s notebook for a weekly evaluation grade.

**Science-**

Students began the M&M graph. Students will continue this Monday.

**Math-**

Students reviewed Lesson 1 and began Lesson 2 of chapter 2. Students defined the word percent. We will continue with this lesson on Monday.

**Social Studies-**

Students completed a CDV worksheet independently. They were then given ten minutes to buddy up and discuss their answers. Although some students chose to turn in their worksheet, it is not due until Monday.

CDV test next Thursday.

**Enrichment-**

Students had catch-up time.

Students need to get their Friday Folder signed and returned for Monday.

Book orders due September 17. Online code HHDHL

**- Work for**

**Thursday, September 11, 2014**

**Easton, Alaina**

**Reading-**

Students listened to chapters 15-20 (stopped at top of pg. 73) while questioning, commenting, and predicting with their Say Something sheet. Students turned in their Say Something sheets, and answered the Day 3 question on their Read and Respond sheets. The Day 3 question is to be answered for tomorrow.

**Writing-**

Students listened to a poem “Making Sarah Cry”. Students wrote in their writer’s notebook about their thoughts of the poem. Their assignment is to write about a “Sarah” moment. This is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students began the M &M lab. Students were given a lab sheet to complete the scientific process. We will continue this Friday.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment.

Students completed their math mastery quiz for a grade.

Students also completed the Mcomp math assessment. This does not count for a grade.

**Social Studies-**

Students turned in their visual cdv worksheet.

**Enrichment-**

Students had their pictures taken by Lifetouch.

Book orders due September 17. Online code HHDHL

**- Work for**

**Wednesday, September 10, 2014**

**Elijah and Tanner**

**Reading-**

Students listened to chapters 11-13 while questioning, commenting, and predicting with their Say Something sheet. They also wrote from the perspective of another character in the book (Penn or Penn’s Parents) during one of three scenes in the book. This writing piece is due tomorrow.

**Writing**

**-**

Students had their library time. Students had the opportunity to visit the library and check out a book. This is also a time each week that students can receive additional support in a certain subject or simply use as a time to complete any work assigned that day.

**Science-**

Students got a first-hand account of how well they wrote their PB & J procedures. Mr. Lewis and Mr. Mackenzie followed the procedures by attempting to make PB & J sandwiches.

**Math-**

Students corrected last night’s assignment and completed lesson 1 (Chapter 2). Students have a worksheet. They need to complete the

**skills side only**for tomorrow.

Students also completed several math assessments that do not count for a grade.

**Math Mastery Quiz tomorrow.**

**Social Studies-**

Students continued with the Core Democratic Values. Students were asked to choose one cdv and draw a visual representing their chosen cdv. On the lines below their illustration, they need to respond to one of the following:

Give two examples of how your cdv can be valued or celebrated in today’s world OR Explain why the cdv you chose is so important.

This is due tomorrow.

**Enrichment-**

Students had art. They worked on a name design. More time will be given next Wednesday.

Picture Day is tomorrow.

**Book orders due September 17. Online code HHDHL**

**- Work for**

**Tuesday, September 09, 2014**

**Tanner**

**Reading-**

Students listened to Crash and practiced their say something strategy. They also have to complete the Day 2 reading response on the worksheet they were given. This response should be in complete sentences and is due tomorrow.

**Writing**

**-**

Students turned in their writer’s composition notebook. Students also listened to the song – “Don’t Laugh at Me”. Students responded to the song in their writer’s notebook.

**Science-**

Students reviewed the scientific process. Students were asked to write a materials list and procedure for “How to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.” This was collected at the end of the hour.

**Math-**

Students defined rational numbers in their spiral. Students began lesson 1 of chapter 2. Students were assigned pg. 92 1-3 and pg. 93 1-4. This is due tomorrow.

**Social Studies-**

Students continued discussing Core Democratic Values. We discussed Patriotism and students completed a worksheet based on all ten CDVs. We went over the worksheet, and it was turned in at the end of the hour.

**Enrichment-**

Students began a poem in the lab. We will continue this later in the week.

Picture Day is Thursday.

**- Work for**

**Monday, September 08, 2014**

**Easton**

**Reading-**

Students listened to Crash and practiced their say something strategy. They also have to complete the Day 1 reading response on the worksheet they were given. This response should be in complete sentences and is due tomorrow.

**Writing**

**-**

Students were given class time to decorate their writer’s composition notebook. Students need to only decorate the front cover. This is due tomorrow.

**Science-**

Students discussed the seven steps to the scientific process. In groups, they completed a review worksheet. Students were asked to place this in the folder. We will be checking this over tomorrow.

**Math-**

Students completed their first math mastery minute 1 practice. Students will have a QUIZ this Thursday. Students were also introduced to Chapter 2 and wrote the 5 vocabulary words in their math spirals.

**Social Studies-**

Students continued discussing Core Democratic Values. We discusses Popular Sovereignty, Diversity, Truth, Equality, and Common Good.

**Enrichment-**

Students attempted to log into the computer using their new password.

Students reviewed the class website.

Some students also signed into REMIND!

Students are coming home with picture forms.

**Friday, September 5, 2014**

Garret

**R**

**eading-**

**Students continued discussing “how to treat others.” We watched another video related to cyber bullying and discussed the contents. Students wrote a reaction to the video in their writer’s notebook.**

**Writing**

**-**

**For Monday, students need to bring in some materials to decorate their writer’s notebook.**

**Students began the book,**

Science-

__Crash__. Students created a sheet listing three types of ‘say somethings’. Students had at least 5 ‘say somethings’. Absent students will need to double up on Monday’s reading.Science-

**Students reviewed the following terms: observation, quantitative, qualitative and inference. Students worked on their cartoon sketch. These are due Monday. (In color, head, body, and something in the background added)**

**Math-**

**Students attempted a series of problems. These are being used to see where each student is starting from for our next unit.**

**Social Studies-**

**Students began a discussion on core democratic values. Students wrote definition in their spirals. We covered Life, Liberty, Justice, and Pursuit of Happiness.**

**Enrichment-**

**Students viewed the school’s wrong way kids video.**

**Students had our first catch-up period.**

**Thursday, September 4, 2014**

**Reading- Students began discussing “how to treat others.” We watched a video and discussed the contents. Students wrote a reaction to the video in their writer’s notebook.**

**Writing-**

**Students began discussing their writer’s notebook. For Monday, students need to bring in some materials to decorate their notebook. They can store these items in their locker until Monday. However, student will lose points if they do not have things for our decorating period on Monday.**

**Science- Students began our first science lesson on observations. Students were exposed to the following terms: observation, quantitative, qualitative and inference. We examined illusions and talked about working in groups. Students began a cartoon sketch in groups. We will continue this tomorrow.**

**Enrichment-**

**Students organized their folders and spirals.**

**Wednesday, September 3, 2014**

**Art- Students worked on an name art project! They will get more time next Wednesday to work on it.**

Enrichment-Students reviewed the lunch room rules and learned how the lunch room functions.

Enrichment-Students reviewed the lunch room rules and learned how the lunch room functions.

**Students were given a packet titled "Welcome to Sixth Grade." We discussed the content in this packet.**

Students also completed an energizer.

Students also completed an energizer.

**Students are now ready for the work load to begin. :)**

For homework, students have 2 forms that need to be completed by a parent and returned to school tomorrow.

For homework, students have 2 forms that need to be completed by a parent and returned to school tomorrow.

**Tuesday, September 2, 2014**

**We had a great day today getting to know each other.**

Students are coming home with two pink sheets for parents. Please check through the information sheet and make corrections. This sheet need to come back signed ASAP. The other sheet just includes important information for parents.

Students are coming home with two pink sheets for parents. Please check through the information sheet and make corrections. This sheet need to come back signed ASAP. The other sheet just includes important information for parents.