December Updates: 6th Grade

Monthly News- 6th Grade
November 28, 2018

Sixth Grade News for December!

Language Arts:

We will continue to explore a variety of texts such as non-fiction passages, poems, and short stories while reviewing strategies for increasing our comprehension.  We will focus on critical literacy this month as we explore point of view and persuasive writing .


6th Grade Math - We are working on converting fractions/decimals/percents.  We are also working on modeling multiplication and division problems with fractions.

Advanced Math – We are working on writing and evaluating algebraic expressions and solving one step linear equations.


We are continuing with our Weather unit as we investigate and describe the patterns of weather including weather fronts and cloud formations.

Social Studies:

We will continue with our unit on European Explorers. We will discuss explorers such as Francisco Coronado, Samuel de Champlain, Robert LaSalle, and John Cabot along with their motivations for exploring and obstacles they faced.  We will also explore the cultural interactions between the Europeans and the Native Americans.

In the Know

12/13 – Interims sent home

12/14 – 3 HR Early Dismissal

12/17-21 – FLE

12/20 – 12:45-1:45 – Winter Party

12/24-1/4 – Winter Break

We also want to remind parents to check the temperature with their child!  If the temperature is below 40 degrees, please remind them to dress warmly by wearing long pants, closed toed shoes, and coats.