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Sixth Grade Parent Newsletter

June 2019  

Grade 6

Parent Newsletter


RELIGION:  During the month of June, we will learn about the Israelites conquest of Canaan. WE will continue our study of Moses, the Ten Commandments, the fall of Jericho, and Samson.

MATH 6-1: During the month of June, we will continue working on Chapter 7: Percents. Students will use their knowledge of ratios to help them calculate sales tax and tip. Students will complete a project on this topic. 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 June, we will continue working on chapter 8. Students will expand upon their previous knowledge of fractions, specifically; adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and simplifying. 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 June, 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. To complete our study of Ancient Greece, we will be reading, The Lightning Thief.

SOCIAL STUDIES: During the month of June,  we will complete our study of Ancient Greece. We will learn about the Early Years of Greek Civilization, Democracy in Athens, Oligarchy in Sparta, Ancient Greek Society and Economic Expansion, Warfare in Ancient Greece, Ancient Greek Beliefs and Arts, Ancient Greek Learning, and Alexander and the Hellenistic World. Students will present their projects on their choice of topic.

SCIENCE:  During the month of June, we will begin Chapter 9: Chemical Reactions. Students will learn about mixtures, solutions, chemical change, and different chemical reactions. Our lab experiences will also demonstrate similar ideas.

SPANISH: En Junio, students will work on the placement of adjectives, review of definite & indefinite articles as well as the adjectives and describing people and themselves.  We’ll finish our journey writing an essay “Mi vida”.


 

 

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