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Sixth Grade Parent Newsletter

April 2019  

Grade 6

Parent Newsletter


RELIGION:  During the month of April, we will discuss the Easter season.  Students will also learn about the Israelites journey to the promised land and what happened when they reached Canaan.

MATH 6-1: During the month of April, we will begin working on Chapter 7: Percents. Students will use their knowledge of ratios to help find the percent of given numbers, write fractions, ratios, and decimals as percents, as well as calculate sales tax and tip. We will also be preparing for the NYS Math Test in May. Quizzes will be given throughout each chapter, and a test will be given at the conclusion of each chapter.

MATH 6-2: During the month of April, we will be working on Chapter 5: . Students will expand upon their previous knowledge of equations to help them solve for variables using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. We will also be preparing for the NYS Math Test in May. Students may have quizzes throughout the chapter and a test at the conclusion of each chapter. Please make sure multiplication and division skills are reinforced at home on a daily basis.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS: During the month of April, we will continue to work with various reading and vocabulary skills, as well as our study of grammar and writing. We will also continue to focus on the writing process: drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. The NYS test for Grade 6 will be given on April 2nd and 3rd.

SOCIAL STUDIES: During the month of April,  we will complete our study of China. We will cover the Huang Valley, Zhou Dynasty, Chinese Belief Systems, The Unification of China, the Han Dynasty and Han Society and Achievements.

SCIENCE:  During the month of April, we will finish up Chapter 6: Electricity and Magnetism. Then we will switch gears and begin Chapter 8: Atoms and the Periodic Table. Students will learn about atomic theories, various elements on the periodic table, as well as, properties of acids and bases. Our lab experiences will also demonstrate similar ideas.

SPANISH: En Abril, students will read descriptions of others. Talk and write about their personality traits and describe their personality to others. Also, they will  be learning adjectives, definite and indefinite articles.


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