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Math Grade 6 – Students are to have 2 sheets completed in their duotang. One is entitled “Investigating Factors” and the other is “Exploring Multiples”.

 

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Posted by on October 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Language Arts, Field Trip

Language Arts (reading) – Results from the comprehension activities from chapter 7 of the novel were returned to the students today. Check with them on their progress. We have also been looking at adverbs, synonyms and defining challenging words in our novel word work.

Field Trip – We will be going to Robinson’s Island tomorrow. Please make sure students are dressed appropriately and have enough to eat as we will be hiking through the trails.

 
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Posted by on October 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Math, Field Trip, Science.

Math Grade 6 – Students are to complete all sheets in their yellow duotang by this Thursday. We will be having a quiz early next week on multiples, factors, prime and composite numbers.

Field Trip – We have tentatively set the field trip to Robinson’s Island for this Wednesday, October 17th weather permitting.

Science – Most students have finished taking notes on their animal for the vertebrate project and are now typing the information into their multimedia poster. The project will be due next week, and I’ll have a firm date once I see how far students progress at the end of the week.

 

 
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Posted by on October 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Math, Language Arts

Math Grade 6 –  Students are to complete exercises 5, 6, and 8 on page 65. Students also have to get their quiz on place value signed and return it tomorrow.

Language Arts (reading) Students recently received their scores on a comprehension activity for chapter 5 of Bridge to Terabithia, so you may want to check in with them on their results.

 
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Posted by on October 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Math, Field Trip

Math Grade 6 – Students have to have exercises 1-3 on page 65 completed for tomorrow.

If any students have not brought back their release form for the field trip, it needs to be returned tomorrow as that is the scheduled day for our trip. If the weather is inclement, we will go on Friday. Right now the weather does not look promising, but we will make that decision in the morning when the students arrive.

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Math, Science, Field Trip

Math Grade 6 – Students are to finish exercises 5 and 6 on page 57 and a sheet entitled “Exploring Multiples”.

Science – Students have begun researching their animal for their science project. At the end of the week, they should have most of the questions answered on their animal. I may extend this into next week as it is a short week with Thanksgiving and the field trip.

Field Trip – Please have your child return the permission slip for the field trip to Robinson’s Island tomorrow. Weather permitting, we will be going this Thursday.

 

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Math, Science

Math Grade 6 – Students are to finish exercises 1-4 on page 55. They also received their marks today from their quiz on place value and integers. The quizzes will come home on Tuesday for a signature from parents. I try to have a class quiz every three weeks to keep the material fresh in their minds.

Science – We finished our book Tree of Life – The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth, and now, students will be doing a project on a species from their assigned vertebrate group. Students have to come tomorrow with the name of the species that they will do their project on, so check with them tonight to see which vertebrate group they were given.

They will research the animal, writing out a rough copy of the information they find, and then they will be creating an online multimedia poster on Glogster > https://edu.glogster.com/ which I will formally mark. It’ll be the first writing project of the term that I will grade, and students have a rubric of the expectations in four areas: content, organization, conventions, and graphics. This sheet also includes questions they must answer in their research. The work on the rough copy will begin next week in class, and it should be completed by next Friday, October 12th. Some students asked if they could work on it over the weekend and they are welcome to do so if they wish.

Please return the field trip forms for Robinson’s Island as soon as possible.

 
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Posted by on October 4, 2018 in Uncategorized