Week 32 April 23-27

Upcoming Assignments: 

Part 1 Math Final on 5/16 

Part 2 Math Final on 5/17 

In-class cumulative project 4/23-5/14 

Thursday 4/26 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour out (Kindergarten tour for AJ).  Students need to have Domain 1 finished by TODAY.  They are to start working on Domain 2.

Homework: If you need to print something off for project than you need to do that at home.

Wednesday 4/25 Classwork: Students continued working on Domain 1.  It students finished they colored the Domain and put finishing touches to it.

Homework: If you need to print something off for project than you need to do that at home.

Tuesday 4/24 Classwork: Students put their design of the 5 domains on posterboard.  Students started working on DOMAIN 1 Vocabulary and mini-lessons.

Homework: No written homework…..if you need to print something off for project than you can do that at home 🙂

Monday 4/23 Classwork: Students put their answers from the Integer Test into i-respond.  They were able to see their test grade.

In-Class cumulative Final Project Introduction.  Students will be working on a project that will prepare them for the Math Final Part 1 (5/16) and Part 2 (5/17).  This project will be done in class.  The project is broken up into 5 Domains (sections).  Each domain students are asked to write 5 vocabulary, complete mini-lessons on unit topics, and draw an illustration.  This will count as TWO classwork grades.  

Homework: Students need to make a sketch of how they will set up their 5 Domains.  Given material for the project will be a piece of posterboard.  


Week 31 April 16-20th

Integer Test: Friday April 20th  

Friday 4/20 Classwork: INTEGER TEST DAY

Homework: Enjoy your weekend.  In-class cumulative project starts Monday!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday 4/19 Classwork: Day #4 Integer Review.  Students worked on study guide and checked answers.  Any last minute questions were answered. Integer Test Study Guide 2018

Homework: Integer TEST TOMORROW!  Review ALL material given each day in class this week!

Wednesday 4/18 Classwork: Day #3 Integer Review.  Touchstone I-respond classwork grade.  Students completed an integer gallery walk review.

Homework:  Integer Test Friday 4/20 (Review material given each day of review) 

Tuesday 4/17 Classwork: Day #2 Integer Review.  Went over integer worksheets from yesterday.  Students played Integer Battleship to review the Coordinate Plane.

Homework: Integer Test Friday 4/20 (Review material given each day of review) 

Monday 4/16 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour Out.  CAPS #20.  Day #1 of Integer Review.

Homework: Integer Test Friday 4/20  (Review material given each day of review) 

Week 30 April 9-13

Thursday 4/12: Section 1 MATH Milestone Today.  ONE more day of testing left!

Classwork: We watched Flatland 🙂

Students: Thank you all for watching me yesterday.  It has been a great day seeing you all so excited about my episode!!!!!!

Wednesday 4/11: Section 2 and 3 of ELA Milestones Today.

Classwork: Peach Book Competition winners were announced.

Homework: Watch Mrs. Bonsecour on Wheel of Fortune tonight at 7:00 on NBC!

Optional Milestone Review Assignment-

Complete the following milestone unit worksheets.  Turn in by Wednesday April 11th for a treat!

Milestone Review Unit 1

Milestone Review Unit 2

Milestone Review Unit 3 and 4

Watch me on Wheel of Fortune this Wednesday (4/11) at 7:00 on NBC!!!!! 

Tuesday 4/10: ELA Section 1 Milestone testing.  Students had 30 minute academic classes today and connections like normal.

Classwork: In math class students went over answers they got on the pre-test with their group members.  Each group turned in ONE scantron and tomorrow we will find out which groups will go up on the Bonsecour All Stars wall.  

Homework: Enjoy the beautiful day and go run outside.  GET a good night’s sleep tonight.  Optional Milestone Assignment due TOMORROW!

Monday 4/9 Classwork: Finish the Pre-test in Peach Book

Homework: Optional Math Milestone Review DUE Wednesday 4/11 for a special treat!

Milestones start tomorrow……Get a good night sleep and eat a good breakfast in the morning!  You are all going to shine! 

Week 29 March 26-30

Optional Milestone Review Assignment-

Complete the following milestone unit worksheets.  Turn in by Wednesday April 11th for a treat!  

Milestone Review Unit 1

Milestone Review Unit 2

Milestone Review Unit 3 and 4


Wheel of Fortune air date: Wednesday April 11th.  Watch me play.spin.andmaybewin!!!


Friday 3/30 Classwork: Mystery graph picture

Homework: OPTIONAL milestone review worksheets DUE 4/11 🙂

Have a wonderful spring break!  See you on April 9th!

Thursday 3/29 Classwork: Integer Quiz

Homework: NONE

Wednesday 3/28 Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: Reflections and Distance between two points on the coordinate plane.  reflection and distance class notes

Homework: Integer Quiz Review

Monday/Tuesday 3/26 and 3/27 Classwork: Math portion of the 6th grade capstone project.  Math students are engineering a box to ship their survival kits.  For two class periods students will work in groups and they will be given a survival item and will need to create a net of the rectangular prism box using poster board and tape.  Students will then calculate the volume and surface area of their box.  This will help determine the shipping cost.

Homework: NONE

Week 28 March 19-23

Friday 3/23 Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: Coordinate Plane Coordinate Plane Notes

Homework: Students were given time in class to complete, but if not done here is the worksheet……coordinate plane skills and hw practice  

Thursday 3/22 Classwork: Introduction to Integers.  Today’s Topics Discussed: postive/negative integers, comparing/ordering integers, and absolute value.  Comparing and Ordering Integer Notes    Positive and Negative Number Notes   Absolute Value Notes

Homework: Integer Review Worksheet

EXTRA:   Watch the following video and answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper.  Turn into me tomorrow for a treat! 

Wednesday 3/21 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour out today.  Students completed CAPS #19.  They also started a milestone practice test in their peach books.  We will continue working on this review next week.  We will start our integer unit TOMORROW!


Tuesday 3/20 Classwork: Statistics Test

Homework: NONE

Monday 3/19 Classwork: Worked on Study Guide for Statistics Test.  Students checked their answers and picked up an extra practice worksheet.  Statistics Test 2018 STUDY GUIDE Bonsecour

Homework: Statistics Test Tomorrow

Ways to Study-

  1. Click on the following link and a treat might be given tomorrow to those who complete it!      Statistics Review
  2. Review study guide you worked on today in class.
  3. Review Notebook Pages 37-49
  4. Review Blog Weeks 25-27

Quarter 3 100% Club Students

The following students have made ONE or MORE 100’s on their CAPS, QUIZ, and/or TEST for Quarter 3! 

1st Period: Logan, Reed, Sean, Demmy, Rachel, Addy, Shannon, Morgan, Yamna, Evyn, Natalie, Katie, Adam, and Elizabeth.   Congratulations to the top students in the class, Rachel, Morgan, and Natalie, who both got 4 100’s!

 2nd Period: Ben, Helena, Andie, Gabriel, Erica, Ann Macon, Giovanni, Sofia, Anna H., Jerry, and Anna M. Congratulations to the top student in the class, Helena, who got 6 100’s!

 3rd Period: Tori, Morgan, Carlisle, Evan K., Riley, Jeremy, Arantxa, Conner, Prasoon, Amanda, Sofia, and Ciara. Congratulations to the top student in the class, Prasoon, who got 7 100’s!

4th Period: Heather, Tyler, Julia, Ava, Abby S., Jorden, Matt, Maddie, Sophia, Abigail G., Lily A., Amara, Elise, Allie, and Violet.  Congratulations to the top student in the class, Julia, who got 7 100’s!

Week 27 March 12-16

This weeks blog is posted below the HTMS 17 Days of Kindness post! 

HTMS 17 Days of Kindness

As part of Hightower Trail’s Acts of Kindness Project, we are suggesting that students participate in completing a different act of kindness each day beginning on March 14th until Spring Break.  Students will log their acts of kindness on the attached log and as they complete five acts, they will turn the sheet into the box that will be located in the atrium.  For every journal of five acts each student completes they will be recognized on our Acts of Kindness Wall.  Please encourage your student to participate in this project over the next 17 days.   

Below is a list of acts of kindness.  Please choose a different act each day and record the act on the attached journal:

  • Bring hot cocoa to a neighbor
  • Give away old toys to younger children
  • Leave a treat for the mail carrier in your mailbox
  • Give some flowers to someone feeling unwell
  • Make happy notes on the sidewalk with chalk
  • Organize an afternoon of games for your neighborhood
  • Take icewater and cups to the playground to share with others
  • Hold a Lemonade Stand to donate to a cause you support
  • Rake leaves (or do gardening) for a neighbor
  • Take snacks to your local fire department
  • Donate DVDs to the local Hospital
  • Read inspiring stories to a group of children
  • Donate books to a doctor’s or dentist’s office
  • Take a treat to a bus driver
  • Educate yourself and your neighbors about recycling
  • Invite another family over for dinner
  • Take a Thank You card to the local librarians
  • Open the door for people entering a shop or restaurant
  • Bring a meal to a family in need (recent birth, sickness, or loss)
  • Write a poem for someone you love
  • Make “Be Happy” notes and put them in mailboxes
  • Learn a joke to tell to a cashier
  • Make a list of things you love about someone and send it to them
  • Send a postcard to a distant cousin or friend who moved away
  • Pick up trash around the neighborhood or at a park
  • Sing for the elderly
  • Make a phone call to a friend or family member far away
  • Go on an errand and smile at everyone you see
  • Volunteer in a local animal shelter
  • Take cans of food to the local Food Bank
  • Donate old clothes a local organization
  • Introduce someone who just moved to your neighborhood to new friends
  • Let someone go ahead of you in line at the store
  • Sit with someone new at lunch
  • Create your own

Upcoming Important Dates: 

Statistics Test Tuesday 3/20 (Will count for Quarter 4 grade) 

Friday 3/16 Classwork: Review Day of box and whisker plots.  Box and Whisker Plot Classwork

Homework: Box and Whisker Plot Stem Activity

Thursday 3/15 Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: How to create a box and whisker plot.  Box and Whisker plots notes

Homework: Box Plot Homework

Wednesday 3/14 Classwork: Metric vs. Customary Units Peach Book Questions.

1 cup (liquid) = 8 fluid ounces. 1 day = 24 hours. 1 ton = 2000 pounds. 1 hour = 60 minutes. 1 pound = 16 ounces. 1 minute = 60 seconds. 1 mile = 5280 feet. 1 gallon = 4 quarts. 1 yard = 3 feet. 1 quart = 2 pints. 1 foot = 12 inches. U.S. Customary Units.

Homework: NONE

Tuesday 3/13 Classwork: Statistics QUIZ

Homework: NONE

Monday 3/12 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour was out today.  CAPS #18.  Students worked on a classwork/quiz review worksheet.  2018 Organizing Data CLASSWORK

Homework: Don’t forget posterboard is due on 3/23

Week 26 March 5-9

Upcoming Important Dates 

Statistics Quiz Tuesday 3/13 (Last grade for Quarter 3) 

Statistics Test Tuesday 3/20 (Will count for Quarter 4 grade) 

ALL STUDENTS WILL NEED ONE PIECE OF POSTER BOARD BY MARCH 23RD.  (put name on it and period and turn into Room 6A2) 

Friday 3/9 Classwork: Review Day of Histograms.  Touchstone assessment on mean, median, mode, line plots and histogram.

Homework: Finish Histogram Graphs if not complete in class.  Histograms Graphing

Thursday 3/8 Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: Using a frequency table (yesterday’s lesson) make a histogramHistogram Virtual Nerd VIDEO           Histogram Notes

Homework: Histogram Homework Problem


Wednesday 3/7 Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: Finding scale intervals of a given set of data to create a frequency table. Frequency Table Notes

Homework: Frequency Table Homework

Tuesday 3/6 Classwork: Review Day of Line Plots.  Students worked on practice problems in their peach book.  We ended the class with a line plot lyric activity.

Homework: Discussed why ALL students need ONE poster board by Friday 3/23.  We will be working on the math part of the 6th grade capstone project on survival skills.   They will turn in their posterboard to my room, with name and period on it.

Monday 3/5 Classwork: CAPS #17.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Organizing Data onto a line/dot plot. 

Line Plot Notes      Line Plot Study Jams Video

Homework: Line Plot Homework



Week 25 February 26-March 2

Important Dates to Remember: 

Unit 5B Surface Area and Volume Test Tuesday 2/27 

CAPS Corrections DUE Friday March 2nd 

Friday 3/2 Classwork: Day #3 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Review.  Students worked in groups on the Skittle MMMR Lab.

Homework: NONE

Thursday 3/1 Classwork: Students had a great day with review of MMMR.  Students who might have been struggling with the concept got that extra practice and walked away with a better understanding of how to find the measures of central tendencies.  GREAT JOB ALL STUDENTS!

Homework: CAPS Computation Corrections DUE TOMORROW!   CAPS Repair Opportunity Letter

Wednesday 2/28 Classwork:  I can’t believe we are already in Unit 6.  This year is flying by.  In Unit 6 students will learn about statistics.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range of a given set of data.  mean, median, mode, range NOTES

Homework: mean, mode, median, range hw

Tuesday 2/27 Classwork: TEST DAY!

Homework: Continue working on CAPS Corrections…Due for those students who choose to do it on 3/2

Monday 2/26 Classwork: Students were given back CAPS 13-16.  They have an opportunity to make corrections to all problems missed to receive those points back.  It is not mandatory, but if you received low scores this is a great way to get your grade back up.  NO LATE CREDIT!  CAPS Repair Opportunity Letter

Review DAY for Unit 5b Test.  Students got back their quizzes, checked their study guide, and completed a gallery walk review.


Ways to study-

  1. Review Notebook Pages 22-35
  2. Review Study Guide 3D test study guide answer key
  3. Review Blog Weeks 23-25

Week 24 February 12-16

Upcoming Important Dates


Tuesday 2/27: Surface Area and VOLUME TEST 

Friday 2/16 Classwork: Volume and Surface Area word problem review with a partner.  UNIT TEST is on Tuesday 2/27. HELP SESSION MONDAY 2/26 @ 8:15 AM!  Be there or Be Square 🙂 

Homework: Enjoy your break, but remember that the study guide is due the Monday we get back from break…………2018 3-D figures test study guide

Thursday 2/15 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour back…..we went over assignments that have been completed while I was gone.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Finding Volume of rectangular prisms and cubes.  Volume PPT Notes

Homework: Volume Worksheet Homework

Wednesday 2/14 Classwork: Surface Area Quiz

Homework: Surface Area and Volume Test STUDY GUIDE DUE MONDAY February 26th.

2018 3-D figures test study guide

Tuesday 2/13 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour OUT TODAY!  Students worked on a Touchstone Surface Area graded assessment.  Students then completed their classwork if not finished during Monday’s class.  Started Quiz Review and is homework if not finished.


Quiz Review SA Quiz Review 2018

SA quiz review ANSWERS

REMINDER: Choice Board DUE THURSDAY.  Surface Area Choice Board

Monday 2/12 Classwork: CAPS#16.  Students completed/almost finished a Surface Area Wrap-up Assessment.  If not complete in class students will have tomorrow in class to work on.

Homework: NONE

Week 24 February 5-9

Upcoming Important Dates: 

Wednesday 2/14: Surface Area Quiz 

Tuesday 2/27: Surface Area and Volume TEST 

Friday Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: How to find surface area of a square pyramid.  

Homework: Start working on your choice board (Due Thursday February 15th) Surface Area Choice Board

Thursday Classwork: Review Warm-up of the characteristics (faces, edges, bases) of solid figures.  The rest of class was spent reviewing surface area of triangular prisms.

Homework: NONE

Wednesday Classwork: Today’s Topic Discussed: Finding Surface Area of Triangular Prisms. SA Triangular Prism Notes

Homework: Triangular Prism Homework

Tuesday Classwork: Review day for SA of Rectangular prism and cubes.  Introduced SA word problems into the mix of review questions today.  We will continue to work with word problems throughout the unit!

Homework: Finish Classwork……….SA of RP and Cube Review

Monday Classwork: Finished the cereal box activity from Friday.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Finding Surface Area of rectangular prisms and cubes.SA of Rectangular Prism and Cube NOTES

Homework: SHOW ALL WORK!!!!!  surface area smackdown worksheet

Week 23 January 29-February 2

Upcoming Quiz/Test Dates: 

Surface Area QUIZ on 2/14 

Surface Area AND Volume TEST on 2/27 

Friday 2/2 Classwork: Shortened classes.  Students worked on the cereal box lab.  This was an introduction to surface area of rectangular prisms.  Students were able to derive the Surface Area formula while working on the lab.  We will talk more about surface area on Monday.

Homework: NONE

Thursday 2/1 Classwork: CAPS #15. 3-Dimensional Introduction of shapes and their properties.  Today’s Topic Discussed: What is the difference of prism and pyramid?  What are the faces, edges, and vertices of 3-Dimensional Shapes. Watch the videos below for help with these topics.

Homework: characteristics of Solid Figures HOMEWORK

Wednesday 1/31 Classwork: Area and Perimeter Test

Homework: NONE

Tuesday 1/30 Classwork: REVIEW DAY!  Went over study guide and answered any questions students had.  Students completed an I-respond CTLS on Area and Perimeter. Students finished the class working in their peach book.

Homework: Area and Perimeter Test TOMORROW

Ways to study-

  1. Review Study Guide Area and Perimeter Test Study Guide ANSWERS
  2. Review notebooks pages 9-21
  3. Review quadrialeteral vocab Quadrilateral Hierachy Vocab
  4. Review blog posts Week 21-23 

Monday 1/29 Classwork: Review of area and perimeter of composite figures.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Area and Perimeter Word Problems. Area/Perimeter Word Problems Notes

Homework: Math 6 Area and Perimeter Test Study Guide

Week 22 January 22-26

Updated Important Dates: 

Area and Perimeter QUIZ January 24th 

Area and Perimeter TEST January 31st 

Friday 1/26 Classwork: Review of Trapezoids.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Area and Perimeter of Composite Figures.  Area and Perimeter Composite Figure Notes

Homework:  Area and Perimeter composite figures HOMEWORK

***Pick 3 problems on the front side of worksheet and find area/perimeter.  

****ON the numbered side back only answer 1, 2, and 5 with the AREA ONLY! 

Thursday 1/25 Classwork: CAPS #14.  Today’s Topic Discussed: How to find area and perimeter of Trapezoids. Area and Perimeter Trapezoid notes

Homework: Trapezoid Worksheet (AREA ONLY) area of a trapezoid worksheet

Wednesday 1/24 Classwork: Area and Perimeter Quiz.  After quiz students worked on an area/perimeter word problem sheet to see what they already knew.  We will go over this on Friday.

Homework: NONE

Tuesday 1/23 Classwork: Review of Area/Perimeter Triangles and Parallelograms.  Students completed an area/perimeter formative classwork of 2D shapes.

Homework: Complete the Quiz Review:  Area and Perimeter Quiz Review

Area and Perimeter QUIZ TOMORROW!

Monday 1/22 Classwork: Welcome Back to your first full week back since beginning of December.  We continued talking about perimeter and area of parallelograms and triangles.  Remember two triangles make up a parallelogram that is why you need to divide by 2 to find area of triangles.

Area and Perimeter of Triangle NOTES              Area and Perimeter of Parallelogram NOTES

Homework:  Find AREA ONLY (NO PERIMETER)  area of parallelogram and triangle review

Week 21 January 15-19

UPDATED Important Dates:

Area and Perimeter Quiz Wednesday 1/24

Area and Perimeter TEST Wednesday 1/31

Wednesday 1/17 and Thursday 1/18 and Friday 1/19 Snow Day Review……

1) Practice with area of squares and rectangles:  Go to https://join.quizizz.com and put in code 988026. Use first name, only last name initial as your name.

2) Watch the videos on how to find area of parallelograms and triangles:

Area of Parallelogram: http://virtualnerd.com/pre-algebra/perimeter-area-volume/perimeter-and-area/area-formulas-examples/parallelogram-area-example

Area of a Triangle: http://virtualnerd.com/pre-algebra/perimeter-area-volume/perimeter-and-area/area-formulas-examples/triangle-area-example

Area Formulas recap from video-

parallegram: base x height

triangle: base x height divided by 2

3) Practice with area of parallelograms and triangles. Go to: https://join.quizizz.com and put in code: 229860 Use first name, only last name initial.  ******I added some questions on trapezoids and area of composite figures. We will learn this later this week! Try your best on these!!!! (You can use the internet to help you)

4) Study the quadrilateral vocabulary on page 8 in notebook. Quadrilateral Hierachy Vocabulary

Tuesday 1/16 Classwork: Students set up their notebook for the new semester.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Area and Perimeter of squares and rectangles.  Area and Perimeter of Square and Rectangle Notes


area and perimeter of Rectangles Homework            Area and Perimeter of Squares Homework


Week 20 January 8-12

Reminder: One-subject notebook due this THURSDAY! 

Friday 1/12 Classwork: Water Usage PBL (Problem Based Learning)…….21st Century Skills used: Global Awareness, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving. 

Thursday 1/11 Classwork: Math Inventory Test….. We are looking for improvement from the first one taken in August 🙂

Wednesday 1/10 Classwork: Review of Direct Variation.  Today’s Topic Discussed: It’s all about that k……how to find the k in the equation y=kx.  Function Review Day 4 Notes

Homework: Functions and Direct Proportion Review (if not finished in class) Functions and Direct Proportions REVIEW WORKSHEET

Tuesday 1/9 Classwork: CAPS #13.  Review of writing function rules.  Today’s Topic Discussed: Direct Variation.  Direct Variation Day 3 Notes


Monday 1/8: NO SCHOOL

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