It is springtime and the children will be going outside for gym. Please make sure they have the proper gym uniform, including the gym jacket. Check the handbook and St. Mary School website for proper uniform guidelines.
April 26, 2017
The In school workshop fee and permission slip over due. Please submit ASAP.
April 25, 2017
ELA: Vocab. Chapter 4 due Friday
In school workshop fee and permission slip due. $9 Due tomorrow.
All Pictures should be printed for photo essay.
6A Homework: If you did not finish your rough draft in class, please finish your game design rough draft and click the Turn In button. If you have not finished all of your quests, the quests must be finished by next class on May 3rd. If you have any issues, please e-mail me!
April 24, 2017
ELA: Vocab. Chapter 4 due Friday
Do pg. 2 in the Steve Jobs packet
"Play it Forward" Essay due April 25th.
An essay on an experience you had giving to a cause or organization without expecting anything in return. Just working or giving out of the goodness of your heart.
April 10, 2017
Print your pictures from your cameras and phones.
Poetry books due tomorrow
Steve Jobs and Bud graphic organizer due tomorrow
April 6, 2017
Greece slide show presentation due tomorrow
Work on poetry book due April 11th.
Clothing Drive continues until April 10th.
April 5, 2017
Poetry Books due April 11, 2017
April 3, 2017
Work on Bill of Rights essay
Work on poetry book
May 30, 2017
Study for Vocab. chps,1-3
Field trip money due tomorrow
May 29, 2017
ELA: Study for vocab. and spelling bee
Work on your poetry":Book Talk"
Work on your Bill of Rights essay
May 28, 2017
ELA: pgs. 37-40 in vocab. Spelling Bee and Vocab. Bee Friday
March 22, 2017
ELA: Vocab. pg. 36
Dress Down Day for Red Rose Day a donation of $2. Students must wear red.
March 22, 2017
12:00 Dismissal tomorrow
6-2 ELA Finish reading ch. 12.
March 21, 2017
6-1 Ready Reading pgs. 103-107
6-2 Ready Reading pgs. 82-84
S.S. Study the vocab. and notes for Friday's test.
March 20, 2017
S.S. Study lesson 1 and 2 notes, as well as the vocabulary for ch.5.
6-1 Ready Reading pgs. 100-102
Vocab, pg. 34
Ready Reading pgs. 77-81
Vocab. pg. 35
March 16, 2017
Vocabulary pgs. 32 & 33
Ex. in English pg. 49
Finish reading ch. 9 in Bud not Buddy
Vocabulary pgs. 32 &33
Tomorrow, March 17th St. Patrick's Day, students may wear green accessories to their uniform.
March 15, 2017
6-2 Read the rest of chapter 8 and do google classroom questions
6-1 Do google classroom questions
March 13, 2017
6-1 Ex in English pos. 46-48
Ready Reading pos. 82-84
Bud not Buddy read chapters 7 & 8
Ex. in English pos. 37 & 38
Ready Reading pos. 70-73
Bud not Buddy read chapter 7 & 8
6A Read pgs. 136-139 and web. pg. 32
6B Read pgs. 128-135 web. pg. 31
March 9, 2017
Ex. in English 6-1 pgs. 40 & 41
6-2 pgs. 35 &36
Social Studies: finish typing research paper
Vocab. Study chapter 2
March 2, 2017
ELA: Think Central "Things to Do" Finish your vocabulary assignment in your ELA notebook.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 is Ash Wednesday and our Day of Prayer. Soup lunch will be offered with a donation of $2. No other hot lunch will be offered on Wednesday, however students may bring their own simple lunch to school. No treats please on Ash Wednesday, as it is the start of the Lenten season.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Please do not forget your $2 donation for the soup lunch tomorrow. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, and a day of prayer. It is not a letter day. All students should be in their regular school uniform.
ELA: Read in Journey's text book or you may use your ebook located on Think Central under "My Library" pgs. 432-446 and answer the questions that follow in your ELA notebook.
February 27, 2017
ELA: "Yes Pa" Answer the questions in your notebook.
ELA: 6-1 Do the mentor questions in "Yes Pa"
6-2 Finish reading chapter 9 and do all questions in "Yes Pa"
Social Studies test chapter 4 test tomorrow
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
ELA: Ready Reading pgs. 61-65 Do all questions and side bars.
Study for Friday's test
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Study for ch. 4 test on ancient China also finish any questions on worksheets that were given today.
Monday, February 13, 2017
ELA: If you did not read chapter 8 and do the questions in Ÿes Pa complete tonight.
6-2 Ex. in English pgs. 32 & 33
Test Friday on China Chapter 4
Study wkb. pgs. 23, 24
February 8. 2017
If there is a snow day tomorrow, read "Yes Pa" ch. 8 and do the questions in your reading notebook.
February 7, 2017
ELA: Finish procedural essay
S.S. : Finish Puppet STEAM Lab
February 2, 2017
ELA: "Yes Pa" Read chapter 5 and do all the questions in your reading notebook.
12:00 Dismissal tomorrow
February 1, 2017
ELA: Yes Pa finish reading and do all questions in your notebook.
Tomorrow we will be celebrating our nation. Students may wear red, white, blue, or camo accessories with their school uniform. For example: red socks, camo tie, or patriotic hair ribbon.
We will be praying the Rosary as a school community tomorrow, so everyone should bring their Rosary Beads to school.
January 30, 2017
Please bring in a colorful sock tomorrow, for a STEAM project.
January 26, 2017
Social Studies presentation due tomorrow.
January 25, 2017
ELA: Finish reading "The Silent Army" in your Journey's text book pgs. 502-505. Do Journey's wkb. pgs. 217 & 218.
S.S.: Finish up your slide show, index cards, and Nile River Rap all due on Friday.
Club and sports pictures taken tomorrow. Make sure you are in your complete St. Mary School uniform.
January 24, 2017
ELA: Type and share your encounter with the mythical creature essay. Add a picture.
Social Studies: Index cards and slide show due Friday, so budget your time.
January 23, 2017
ELA: Answer the three "Yes Pa" questions in your reading notebook.
Social Studies: Work on the Geography of China google slides and your index cards.
January 18, 2017
ELA: Finishing touches on research paper
Journey's wkb. pgs. 57 & 58
January 17, 2017
ELA: Journey's wkb. pgs. 53 &54
Share your Egyptian research paper and works cited page if you have not sent it for feedback.
January 12, 2017
ELA: Ready Reading pgs. 50-52
Study for vocab. test
Dress Down Day tomorrow $2 donation
January 11, 2017
ELA: Ready Reading pgs. 46 &47
Writing: Continue typing your research paper on google docs.
January 10, 2017
Vocab. Test ch. 1 Friday
ELA: Finish reading "The Myer's Family" in Journey's text book and do Journey's wkb. pgs. 49 & 50
"Book Talk" due Tomorrow
January 9, 2017
ELA: Vocab. Complete pgs. 11-14 Study chapter 1. Test on Friday
Work on your research paper, making sure you have all your resources.
January 3, 2017
ELA- Narrative about an encounter with one of the mythical monsters read about in Ready Reading book. Use evidence from stories to prove your monster to be real or imagined.
6-2 Study vocabulary pgs. 9 & 10
Thursday, December 22, 2016 is "Santa's Helper Day"! Wear red or green and a $2 donation is needed to participate.
Class Christmas party will be celebrated on Thursday at lunch time.
Friday, December 23, 2016 is a 12:00 dismissal.
December 21, 2016
ELA- 6-2 Ready Reading pgs. 20 & 21
December 20, 2016
ELA: 6-2 Ready Reading pg. 18 # 4
December 19, 2016
ELA: Ready Reading
6-1 pgs. 16-18
6-2 pgs. 14 & 15
St. Vincent de Paul Bake Sale tomorrow
December 14, 2016
6-1 Write a good copy of page 17 from your writing handbook. Please type and add a picture.
6-2 Journey's wkb. pgs. 37 & 38 you need to use the Journey's textbook.
Work on your Christmas picture book.
We will be binding the book together on Friday.
Social Studies Test Wednesday, December 14, 2016; Study chapter 3 and your notes. Read over week 6 newspaper on ancient Egypt.
December 13, 2016
ELA Work on your picture books
S.S. study for tomorrow's test
December 12, 2016
ELA: Read in Journey's text pgs. 94-96.
Do text to text and text to world on pg. 97 in ELA notebook.
December 7, 2016
Social Studies: continue researching person of interest for your ancient Egypt project.
ELA: work on picture book
6A: Technology Homework:
Finish Google Classroom stories.
Due in Google Classroom on Dec. 6th.
*Refer to Miss Dello Iacono's website for more information.*
December 6, 2016
ELA: Journey's wkb. pgs. 30-32
December 5, 2016
Book Talk due tomorrow nonfiction
Journey's wkb. pgs 28 &29
December 1, 2016
Social Studies: Read the following articles in Social Studies Weekly week 6
Life in ancient Egypt and Question of the Week.
November 30, 2016
ELA- Check punctuation and spelling of Christmas Story
6-2 ELA- Complete good copy of Sporty poem.
ELA- 6-2 Journey's wkb. pgs. 19, 20, & 23
6-1 Work on Christmas story in your ELA notebook.
November 28, 2016
All report card conf. sheets are due tomorrow with eldest child.
Social Studies: Complete a good copy of the "Nile Rap"
6-1 ELA Finish pg. 24 in Journey's wkb.
Writing Handbook pg. 15
November 22, 2016
6A- Type pen pal letter and share with me. Put a Thanksgiving picture on the letter.
ELA: Finish pgs. 13 &14 in Journey's wkb. You need Journey's text book.
November 21, 2016
ELA: Reading log for nonfiction pair due tomorrow.
November 15, 2016
ELA- Reading packet
Social Studies Practice your oral presentation "Future World"
November 14, 2016
ELA- Finish Ex. in English pgs. 19-21
November 9, 2016
ELA- Finish "The School Story" in Journey's text book. Do pages 1 & 2 in Journey's wkb.
November 8, 2016
ELA- 6-1 Journey's wkb. pgs. 5 & 6
ELA- 6-2 Journey's wkb. pgs. 7 & 8
Nov. 7, 2016
Book Talk due tomorrow
S.S. Study for ch. 2 test
ELA_6-1 Reading Packet pgs. 276 & 277
6-2 Journey's wkb. pgs. 5 & 6
November 3, 2016
ELA- Reading packet (read pgs. 274-275) answer all the sidebar questions and the comprehension check.
November 2, 2016
ELA- Study for test
Social Studies 6A wkb. pg. 12
October 31, 2016
October 27, 2016
Study for noun test tomorrow.
A permission slip went home today to watch The Lightning Thief in class on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. The students have been reading the novel in class and it would be wonderful for the students to compare the literary elements of the book with the movie.
If you would like to bring in a small treat to share with the class on Halloween you may. Please be aware of peanut products and do not send in any peanut treats with the children. Thank you.
October 26, 2016
Social Studies- wkb. pgs. 13 & 14
ELA-Study for noun test
6-1 Read pgs. 268 & 269 in voting packet. Do all the sidebar questions and answer the multiple choice qustions and short answer.
Red Ribbon Week continues tomorrow with the wearing of red ties, however we have gym and dance tomorrow, so children may wear red socks or bring their tie for after gym/dance.
October 25, 2016
Red Ribbon Week continues tomorrow with the wearing of a red cap.
ELA- Study for noun test
6-1 Read pg. 265 in the voting packet. Do all the sidebar questions and the comp. check at the bottom.
6-2 Read pgs. 268 & 269 in voting packet. Do all the sidebar questions and answer the multiple choice qustions and short answer.
October 24, 2016
Reading log due tomorrow for Historical Fiction book
ELA- Study for noun test
Social Studies: wkb. pg. 10
October 20, 2016
ELA- Finish and share your Hero's Journey narrative.
6-1 Ex. in English pgs. 17 &18
6-2 Ex. in English pg. 148
Dress Down Day tomorrow($2 Donation)
October 19, 2016
ELA- Ex. in English
6-1 pg. 16
6-2 pgs. 17 & 18
October 18, 2016
ELA- Ex. in English
6-1 pg. 14
6-2 pg. 16
October 17, 2016
IOWA Tests tomorrow- Please bring in two sharpened #2 pencils.
ELA- Ex. in English pg. 15
October 13, 2016
12:00 Dismissal tomorrow
October 12, 2016
Adventureland Trip Tomorrow
Wear your gym or dance uniform. Bring a drawstring bag to hold a pencil case and worksheets. There are treats to buy at Adventureland, so if you want something extra bring treat money. No cell phones will be permitted on the trip, teachers will have phones in case of an emergency.
ELA- Check your punctuation and spelling for "The Hero's Journey".
Social Studies- Read in your Social Studies Weekly , "Should museums return artifacts?" and "Cuneiform".
October 11, 2016
ELA- Rough Draft of your "Hero's Journey" due in your notebook by Friday.
Social Studies- Read in your "Social Studies Weekly" "Historic Times Begin" and "Thousands of Artifacts Missing".
October 6, 2016
ELA- Ex. in English pg. 12
October 5, 2016
Social Studies-wkb. pg. 9
ELA- 6-2 Ex. in English pgs. 145 & 146
October 4, 2016
6-1 ELA Ex. in English pgs. 147 &148
October 3, 2016
ELA- Ex. in English pgs. 10 &11
Religion- Bring in a picture of your pet or favorite animal for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
September 29, 2016
Social Studies Test tomorrow(study the Skara Brae and Lascaux Cave handouts as well as read about Clovis, New Mexico on pg. 12 of your text. Study the vocabulary in your notebooks.
September 28, 2016
Social Studies: study
ELA: Write an introductory paragraph to your Hero's Journey.
All work should be done in your ELA notebook.
Gig-a-thon tomorrow all children participating may dress down. $15 donation.
September 27, 2016
Dress Down Day tomorrow $2 donation to participate.
Please refer to the handbook for appropriate casual wear.
Study your vocabulary notes from today, Lascaux Cave article, and Week 3 The Social Studies Weekly newspaper article; Should prehistoric caves be closed to the public?
ELA notebook, work on the middle part of your narrative. Six details about the adventure you will be taking. Don't forget to include a side kick, any kind of supernatural aid, and magic.
September 26, 2016
Study your vocabulary notes from today and Skara Brae article for the chapter 1 test on Friday.
6A Complete the crossword on the last page of The Social Studies Weekly newspaper.
Complete the Heroś Journey graphic organizer with your ideas for your Heroś Journey.
Reading log is due
September 22, 2016
Study for figurative language quiz
Wkb. pg. 6 You need to use your text book
September 21, 2016
Tomorrow the students will be taking their individual pictures. Students may dress up or wear their uniform. Grade 6 has gym/dance tomorrow so please make sure the outfit is comfortable for gym.
Important notices went home today. Please check your child's folder.
6-1 Ex. in English pg. 146
6-2 Finish your Ready Ready assignment
All students should be studying for the metaphor, simile, and personification quiz on Friday. Examples can be found in their reading notebook as well as in The Lightning Thief. Students used postits to mark the figurative language.
September 20, 2016
Tomorrow we will be taking our class picture. Please come to school in your complete uniform(that means do not forget your belt). Girls should not have nail polish on and hair accessories should be in the school colors.(blue or white)
ELA- Quiz on metaphors, similes, and personification Friday. Study your reading notebook for examples.
6-1- Write the rules for direct and indirect objects in your ELA notebook.
6-2- Exercises in English pg. 144 do in pencil.
September 19, 2016
All due dates for reading logs and the "Book Talk" are located on the calendar page.
6-1 To be done in ELA notebookReview the three stories that you read about in your Ready Reading wkb. Which do you consider the most extraordinary plant? What does it mean to be extraordinary? Why did you choose this plant to be most remarkable? Cite evidence to support your claim.
Exercises in English pg. 6 and write the rules from pg. 6 in your ELA notebook.
If you did not send in your field trip money and permission slip for Adventureland send it in ASAP.
Signature forms for the handbook are due back signed by the student and parent.
September 15, 2016
6-1 Ex. in English pg. 144
6-2 Ex in English pg. 4
"Meet the Teacher Night" TONIGHT
Grades N-4 6:15 in the classrooms
7:00 All Parents
8:00 Grades 5 & 6 in the classrooms
7 & 8 in the auditorium
Sept. 14, 2016
Social Studies: Wkb. pgs. 1 & 2
6-1 Complete pg. 7 in Ready Reading
6-2 Decide what book you are choosing for your independent reading assignment.
All students received Independent reading assignments for the entire school year. Please review with your child.
September 13, 2016
6-1 Ex. in English wkb. pg 4
6-2 Ready Reading wkb.7
Please check your child's folder as many papers were sent home today.
September 12, 2016
ELA- Exercises in English wkb. Copy the highlighted rules in your ELA notebook and complete pgs. 1 & 2.
Welcome to sixth grade!
Many forms went home yesterday, please fill out all information and send it back to school as soon as possible.
A Technology Day field trip permission slip also went home.
All books and supplies are due by Friday and the summer work by next week.