April 23

Today’s Help – 4/23/18

Above: Christopher Columbus encounters natives in the New World in 1492. 

SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull and Leonard

HW:

BONUS:  What were the names of the 3 ships that sailed in Christopher Columbus’ 1492 voyage to the Americas?  See Mrs. Carter with the correct answer. 

CARAVELS were a small, fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ships of the 15th–17th centuries.

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

HW:  Membean and review vocabulary for our short story, “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”.

  1. Personification – is figurative language that gives human characteristics to an animal or nonliving thing. For example, “…the beam of the flashlight danced crazily…”
  2. Mood – a person’s overall state of mind; the way a person is feeling at a given time
  3. Stoop – stairway entrance outside of an urban residence
  4. Suspense – a nervous or excited feeling of uncertainty
  5. Await – to wait for
  6. Tenement – house or apartment building in an urban area
  7. Squint – to partly close eyes to make it easier to focus on something
  8. Peer – to look curiously or carefully at something
  9. Commence – begin, start
  10. Bash – hit with force
  11. Curb – raised cement border on the edge of a street
April 19

Today’s Help – 4/19/18

LAST CALL OLYMPIC T-SHIRTS:   PTSA will have one more day for you to buy an Olympic t-shirt.  You may purchase your shirt this Friday, April 20th before school on the grade level hallways.

If you purchased the PTSA package at the beginning of the year your shirt has already been ordered. If you can’t remember if you did this or not, then check with PTSA.


SOCIAL STUDIES –  Crull and Leonard

HW:

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

HW: Membean – 30 minutes due by Sunday night.

Also, if you did not complete homework last night, (many did not), copy the following words and definitions in your notebooks.  If you do not have your notebook, write on a sheet of paper and staple in tomorrow.

  1. Personification – is figurative language that gives human characteristics to an animal or nonliving thing. For example, “…the beam of the flashlight danced crazily…”
  2. Mood – a person’s overall state of mind; the way a person is feeling at a given time
  3. Stoop – stairway entrance outside of an urban residence
  4. Suspense – a nervous or excited feeling of uncertainty
  5. Await – to wait for
  6. Tenement – house or apartment building in an urban area
  7. Squint – to partly close eyes to make it easier to focus on something
  8. Peer – to look curiously or carefully at something
  9. Commence – begin, start
  10. Bash – hit with force
  11. Curb – raised cement border on the edge of a street
April 18

Today’s Help – 4/18/18

LAST CALL OLYMPIC T-SHIRTS:   PTSA will have one more day for you to buy an Olympic t-shirt.  You may purchase your shirt this Friday, April 20th before school on the grade level hallways.

If you purchased the PTSA package at the beginning of the year your shirt has already been ordered. If you can’t remember if you did this or not, then check with PTSA.


SOCIAL STUDIES –  Crull and Leonard

HW:

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

HW: Copy the following words and definitions in your notebooks.  If you do not have your notebook, write on a sheet of paper and staple in tomorrow.

  1. Personification – is figurative language that gives human characteristics to an animal or nonliving thing. For example, “…the beam of the flashlight danced crazily…”
  2. Mood – a person’s overall state of mind; the way a person is feeling at a given time
  3. Stoop – stairway entrance outside of an urban residence
  4. Suspense – a nervous or excited feeling of uncertainty
  5. Await – to wait for
  6. Tenement – house or apartment building in an urban area
  7. Squint – to partly close eyes to make it easier to focus on something
  8. Peer – to look curiously or carefully at something
  9. Commence – begin, start
  10. Bash – hit with force
  11. Curb – raised cement border on the edge of a street
April 16

Today’s Help – 4/16/18

Testing is over but School Isn’t!  We still need everyone working, doing their best until the end of the year! 


LAST CALL OLYMPIC T-SHIRTS:   PTSA will have one more day for you to buy an Olympic t-shirt.  You may purchase your shirt this Friday, April 20th before school on the grade level hallways.

If you purchased the PTSA package at the beginning of the year your shirt has already been ordered. If you can’t remember if you did this or not, then check with PTSA.


SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull

Today, we entered our Economics Warm-Ups in to iRespond. These were completed in class, each question reviewed and correct answer discussed, we expect all 100s! Then we began working on Skills Practice using maps, charts and graphs.

HW:

SOCIAL STUDIES – Leonard

Today, we began working on Skills Practice using maps, charts and graphs.

HW:

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

Today, we worked on a Personification activity and a Literal Meaning/Figurative Meaning activity.

HW: Membean.  30 minutes due by Sunday night. 

April 10

Today’s Help – 4/10/18

One day down!!!

What to do: 

  • Go to bed early and GET REST!
  • Eat a good/typical breakfast. (don’t change your routine a lot)
  • At LEAST 2 – #2 pencils  (no mechanical)
  • FICTION book. 
  • Eraser
  • Handheld sharpeners are nice! 
  • Regular book-bag and class items (we will still have class)
  • Great attitude and confidence!
  • You’ve GOT THIS!!  

*****Remember, you can review any subject on your own using USA Test Prep!  Spending just a little time completing a few activities may help you on your tests!

Have a great night! 

April 9

Today’s Help – 4/9/18

What to do: 

  • Go to bed early and GET REST!
  • Eat a good/typical breakfast. (don’t change your routine a lot)
  • At LEAST 2 – #2 pencils  (no mechanical)
  • FICTION book. 
  • Eraser
  • Handheld sharpeners are nice! 
  • Regular book-bag and class items (we will still have class)
  • Great attitude and confidence!
  • You’ve GOT THIS!!  

SOCIAL STUDIES: Crull and Leonard

Vocabulary List #12 due tomorrow. We started before break and gave you class time.

LANGUAGE ARTS: Leonard

Membean – 30 minutes – due by Sunday.

 

March 30

Today’s Help – 3/30/18

Spring Break: April 2-6 – See you on April 9th! Get rest and get your supplies for Milestones – you need 3-4 sharpened #2 pencils and a fiction book ready for Tuesday 4/10. 


FYI:  For Milestones Prep and Practice:

Grade 6 EOG Study/Resource Guide


SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull and Leonard

Resources:

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

Review your notes, vocabulary (Link to ELA Study Stack: 6th Grade ELA Vocabulary ),  complete ELA activities in USA Test Prep. Milestones for Language Arts begins Tuesday after we return.

 

Have a great Spring Break! 

March 29

Today’s Help – 3/29/18

FYI:  For Milestones Prep and Practice:

Grade 6 EOG Study/Resource Guide


Have you lost anything this year?  a jacket…backpack…book…lunchbox…sweater….

ALL LOST AND FOUND IS AVAILABLE TO LOOK THROUGH ON EACH GRADE LEVEL!    —————————————————————————————————

SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull

Today, we continued working with the Economics Warm-ups and went over questions from Vocabulary List #11 test.

HW:

SOCIAL STUDIES – Leonard

Today, we continued working with the Economics Warm-ups and took class time to begin writing Vocabulary List #12 in our notebooks.

HW:

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

Today, we reviewed previous ELA Vocabulary Lists in Study Stack. This has been your homework for the past couple of weeks.

HW:

 

 

March 28

Today’s Help – 3/28/18

FYI:  For Milestones Prep and Practice:

Grade 6 EOG Study/Resource Guide

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Have you lost anything this year?  a jacket…backpack…book…lunchbox…sweater….

ALL LOST AND FOUND IS AVAILABLE TO LOOK THROUGH ON EACH GRADE LEVEL!  The lost and found closet is overflowing. 

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ATTENTION STUDENTS AND PARENTS: Olympic shirts will be on sale in the grade level hallways, Tuesday, March 27, through Thursday, March 29, for $8. If you purchased a PTSA bundle for your student, the Olympic shirt was included. The volunteers selling shirts will have a list of those that purchased a bundle.


Book Fair is open in Media Center and ends tomorrow! Click here for information: 


SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull and Leonard

Today we took the Vocabulary List #11 test and were thrilled with the class averages!  Way to study students!

HW:

  • Complete pg. 5 of the green Latin America packet which covers Location/Climate/Natural Resources/Population Distribution for Mexico, Brazil and Cuba.  Remember: Population Distribution means where do most people live in the specific country? Here is a graphic organizer if you would like to print and use: Location Climate NR blank chart-2f8rhbi
  • Also, if you finish and would like to get a head start on Vocabulary List #12 – Latin America History and Current Events, here you go: Study Stack – Vocabulary List #12   or   Quizlet – Vocabulary List #12

BONUS: Pictured above is a barge of timber cut from the Amazon Rain forest. Name 3 of the effects of the deforestation of the Amazon Rain forest. See Mrs. Carter with the correct answers for Maverick Money. 

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

Today we continued working on a Milestones prep activity.

HW:

  • Membean – 30 minutes by Sunday night.
  • Review previous vocabulary lists.  Link to ELA Study Stack: 6th Grade ELA Vocabulary
March 27

Today’s Help – 3/27/18

FYI:  For Milestones Prep and Practice:

Grade 6 EOG Study/Resource Guide

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Have you lost anything this year?  a jacket…backpack…book…lunchbox…sweater….

ALL LOST AND FOUND WILL BE AVAILABLE TO LOOK THROUGH STARTING TOMORROW ON EACH GRADE LEVEL!  The lost and found closet is overflowing. 

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ATTENTION STUDENTS AND PARENTS: Olympic shirts will be on sale in the grade level hallways, Tuesday, March 27, through Thursday, March 29, for $8.  If you purchased a PTSA bundle for your student, the Olympic shirt was included. The volunteers selling shirts will have a list of those that purchased a bundle.


Book Fair is open in Media Center! Click here for information: 


SOCIAL STUDIES – Crull and Leonard

Today, we worked on our Economics warm up and continued discussing Latin America’s environmental issues.  Here is help with the Cause – Effect – and Solution of the issues. Env Issues in Latin America-1br3m4z

HW:  Study for Vocabulary List #11 test tomorrow.

Mrs. Leonard will be holding a Study Session for any student interested at 8:15am tomorrow morning.  She will pick up in the theater. 

LANGUAGE ARTS – Leonard

Today, we practiced Milestones type questions and constructed responses.

HW:

  • Complete USA Test Prep Language Arts activity by midnight.

How to Login:  https://www.usatestprep.com

Account ID:  mccluremsga

Username:  (this is student number)

Password:  (this is student number)

  • Continue to review past vocabulary lists.