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Grade Six
May 2017
Newsletter 

RELIGION:  During the month of May, we celebrate our Blessed Mother Mary. Students will review the rosary and pray a decade at the end of each day.  First Friday Mass is on May 5th at 8:30 in the auditorium and the May Crowning of the Blessed Mother is on Tuesday, May 9th at 11:00 in the church. Please join us.


MATH
Course 1: During the month of May, students have finished their geometry unit. They will continue to work with conversions between units of length, capacity, weight and mass. Students will continue to be assigned booklets on a weekly basis to review concepts taught thus far in the year.

MATH Course 2: During the month of May, students will begin their study of geometry. We will focus on the area of several shapes, including parallelograms, triangles and trapezoids. Also, students will learn how to calculate the area of composite figures. Students will continue to be assigned booklets on a weekly basis to review concepts taught thus far in the year.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS: During the month of May, students will begin a new novel, titled Crispin. The students will continue to strengthen their writing and vocabulary skills. Last month’s poetry book projects were fantastic; the sixth grade enjoyed listening to the many different poems read.  The next book project is due May 9th on a famous woman.

SOCIAL STUDIES: During the month of May, students will be studying Medieval Europe. The unit will include stories of the Knights of the Roundtable and work with the novel Crispin.

SCIENCE: During the month of May students will be studying work and machines. These are two topics that are usually crowd favorites. Our lab investigations will continue to reinforce learned skills, especially with measurements.      

SPANISH:  During the month of Mayo, the students will learn the conjugation of verbs, whose infinitive end in ar and how to ask and answer questions using the proper agreement between subject-pronouns and verbs.  The students will continue listening, practicing, and writing numbers 0-1000 in Español.

Allergy season is in full swing; please send in boxes of tissues and more baby wipes.
Thank you for all you do!



Teachers of Grade Six

 

Click here for Mrs. Pirraglia's class page.

Click here for Miss LaFata's class page.