Grade 6 English
Teacher Daniel Notargiacomo
This week, students will be working on Lesson 2 from the English textbook Bold Moves. The spelling words for the week focus on long vowel sounds, and are as follows: breathe, entertain, tomorrow, approach, stride, ricocheted, eclipse, meager, loath, collaborate. New vocabulary words the students will be learning are: emerged, frolicked, hovered, inquire, meandering, subtle, survey, tormented. Students will also be encouraged to think critically when completing their weekly journal assignment.
Tuesday’s homework is to complete Fluency Practice on page 7 in the student workbook: circle the vocabulary words, and write the definitions under the sentences where they are found. Practice speaking each work aloud to a sibling, parent or friend.
Thursday’s homework is to complete Grammar on page 8 in the workbook.
Grade 6 Science
Teacher Darrius Serrant
Vocabulary Words: producer, consumer, decomposer, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, food chain, food web, and others as needed
Synopsis: Students will study the roles in the transfer of energy between organisms in and across ecosystems, found in Lesson 2 of the Science Fusion: Ecology and the Environment textbook. At the end of the week, they will be introduced to the process of finding credible, online research in preparation for a group-based project that will be presented near the end of Unit 1.
Grade 6 Math
Teacher Nikon Chaocharoenpon
Ch.1 Whole Numbers and Decimals
Ch. 2 Fractions
This week, we will conclude decimal operations with division, both dividing decimals by whole numbers and by decimals. This will mark the end of chapter 1. Therefore, students will take a chapter test. Then, we will begin the new chapter on fractions.Students will learn, explore, and apply the followings:
– Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers
– Divide with Decimals
– Fractions and Decimals