Welcome to the Villano Grade 6 Google Site!

Here you will find class announcements, homework assignments, and up-to-date information about 6th grade!
Homework:

**Bring in your charged Chromebook!**

Friday, 11/16
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages and complete vocabulary; 2. Bring in headphones
Math: 
Science: 
Social Studies: Current Event Reports due Tuesday 11/20 for Periods 1, 2, & 3 and Wednesday 11/21 for Periods 4 & 5

Thursday, 11/15
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages & complete vocabulary
Math: CB&P 3.2 assignment
Science: 
Social Studies:  Work on Louisiana Purchase Project As Needed. Due Friday 11/16. 2. AND Current Event Report due Tuesday 11/20 for Periods 1, 2, & 3 and Wednesday 11/21 for Periods 4 & 5

Wednesday, 11/14
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math:  CB&P 3.1 assignment
Science: Study for the Rock Transformation Vocabulary quiz tomorrow, 11/15
Social Studies:  Work on Louisiana Purchase Project As Needed. Due Friday 11/16. 2. AND Current Event Report due Tuesday 11/20 for Periods 1, 2, & 3 and Wednesday 11/21 for Periods 4 & 5

Tuesday, 11/13
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages for novel and complete vocabulary for assigned pages; 2. Novel Quiz #1 tomorrow, 11/14
Math:  CB&P 3.1 assignment due Thursday.
Science: Review Rock vocabulary.  Prepare for the quiz on 11/15
Social Studies: 1. Work on Louisiana Purchase Project As Needed. Due Friday 11/16. 2. Current Event Article due WEDNESDAY 11/14, Report due Tuesday 11/20 for Periods 1, 2, & 3 and Wednesday 11/21 for Periods 4 & 5

Monday, 11/12
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages for novel and complete vocabulary for assigned pages; 2. Novel Quiz #1 Wednesday, 11/14; 3. Create Level 4 Discussion Question in Reader's/Writer's Notebook
Math:  CB&P 2.3 worksheet
Science: Review all Rock vocabulary, quiz on 11/15
Social Studies: 1. Work on Louisiana Purchase Project As Needed. Due Friday 11/16. 2. Current Event Article due WEDNESDAY 11/14, Report due Tuesday 11/20 for Periods 1, 2, & 3 and Wednesday 11/21 for Periods 4 & 5

Wednesday, 11/7
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages for novel and complete vocabulary for assigned pages (if not finished in class); 2. Novel Quiz #1 Wednesday, 11/14
Math: No homework 
Science: No homework.  Please note that I have implemented a new policy concerning quiz grades.  Please check Google Classroom, under the topic of 'How can I earn back points on a quiz grade?"
Social Studies: Enjoy your long weekend :) 

Tuesday, 11/6
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages for novel; 2. Complete vocabulary for assigned pages
Math: CB&P 2.1 worksheet
Science: No Homework
Social Studies: None

Monday, 11/5
Language Arts: 1. Read assigned pages for novel; 2. Complete vocabulary for assigned pages
Math: CB&P 2.1 worksheet
Science: No Homework
Social Studies: None

Friday, 11/2
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend
Math: Complete the Edpuzzle video
Science: None
Social Studies: Complete Louisiana Purchase Notes if not completed in class. Due Monday

Thursday, 11/1
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes
Math: Quiz tomorrow so please complete the second Additional Practice (page 25)
Science: A Conversation Project Due on Friday, 11/2.  Please check google classroom for relevant documents
Social Studies: Complete Thomas Jefferson "Report Card" if not completed in class, due tomorrow

Wednesday, 10/31 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Language Arts: Enjoy!
Math: Review Sheet due Thursday.  Quiz Friday.
Science: A Conversation Project Due on Friday, 11/2.  Please check google classroom for relevant documents
Social Studies: Have a Safe and Fun time Trick or Treating :)

Tuesday, 10/30
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Complete Plot Diagram Corrections for "The Marble Champ" (in red pen); 3. Sentence Worksheet
*Note: Refer to the Teacher Sample on Google Classroom for corrections
Math: Review Sheet due Thursday.
Science: A Conversation Project Due on Friday, 11/2.  Please check google classroom for relevant documents
Social Studies: None

Monday, 10/29
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Editing SS Narrative Ending; 3. Print out 1 copy of SS Narrative Ending and "Turn In" on Google Classroom
Math: CB&P 1.3 worksheet due tomorrow.  Quiz on Friday on Lessons 1.1-1.5
Science: Continue working on the Conversation Project, due Friday 11/2
Social Studies: Current Event Report Due TOMORROW

Friday, 10/26
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend; 2. Continue revising Short Story Narrative
Math: CB&P 1.3 worksheet
Science: A Conversation Project Due on Friday, 11/2.  Please refer to google classroom for related documents and a graphic organizer!
Social Studies: Current Event Report due Tuesday 10/30

Thursday, 10/25
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Continue revising Short Story Narrative
Math: CB&P 1.3 worksheet
Science: 
Social Studies: Current Event Report due Tuesday 10/30

Wednesday, 10/24
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Typing Short Story Narrative
Math: CB&P 1.2 worksheet
Science: Copy the notes found on your science google classroom on Harry Hess and seafloor spreading.  Pages 10 & 11
Social Studies: Current Event Report due Tuesday 10/30

Tuesday, 10/23
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Short Story Quiz tomorrow, 10/24
Math: CB&P 1.1 worksheet
Science: Amp. Sci. Lesson 3.2, Activity 5 [there are two parts, a sorting tool and an article.  You DO NOT need to mark up the article, just read it and answer the questions.]  In addition, please finish reading  and marking up 'A Continental Puzzle' if it was not finished in class
Social Studies:  Current Event Report due Tuesday 10/30, Article must be brought into class or shared no later than Wednesday 10/24

Monday, 10/22
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Short Story Narrative Graphic Organizer; 3. Short Story Quiz Wednesday, 10/24
Math: Finish pre-test on Mathxlforschool.com
Science: Using google classroom, go to Edpuzzle, watch the Sea Floor Spreading video and answer the questions on Edpuzzle.
Social Studies: Current Event Report due Tuesday 10/30, Article must be brought into class or shared no later than Wednesday 10/24

Friday, 10/19
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend; 2. Short Story Quiz Wednesday, 10/24
Math: "My Favorite Number" project due Monday 10/22
Science: finish classwork
Social Studies: Optional Extra Credit Constitution Scavenger Hunt Activity. Enjoy your weekend!

Thursday, 10/18
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Short Story Quiz Wednesday, 10/24
Math: "My Favorite Number" project due on Monday 10/22
Science: No homework
Social Studies: Continue working on Historical Figure Summary, due TOMORROW *see Google Classroom for more details and resources 

Wednesday, 10/17
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Short Story Activity; 3. Short Story Quiz Wednesday, 10/24
Math: Unit Test tomorrow.  Your Favorite Number Project due Monday.  
Science: No homework
Social Studies: Continue working on Historical Figure Summary, due Friday *see Google Classroom for more details and resources 

Tuesday, 10/16
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Character Sketch for DeNyce; 3. Point of View Quiz tomorrow, 10/17
Math: Test Thursday 10/18 so complete your Review Packet for tomorrow.  Project due 10/22
Science: Study plate motion notes, vocab and concepts for tomorrow's quiz (10/17)
Social Studies: Begin working on Historical Figure Summary, due Friday

Monday, 10/15
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish markups (2nd & 3rd read) for "One Minute to Midnight"; 3. Point of View Quiz Wednesday, 10/17
Math: Prime Time Review Sheet due Wednesday 10/17. Test Thursday 10/18.
Science: Review for plate motion quiz on 10/17. Complete any classwork that was not finished in class.  Please check your google classroom page for more details.
Social Studies: Complete Bill of Rights Activities not finished in class, due tomorrow

Friday, 10/12
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend; 2. Point of View Quiz Wednesday, 10/17 (use the Point of View Packet to study!)
Math: Prime Time Review Sheet due Wednesday 10/17. Test Thursday 10/18.
Science: Review all notes & vocab on plate motion, quiz on Wednesday, 10/17
Social Studies: None. Enjoy your weekend!

Thursday, 10/11
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Point of View Packet (#'s 6-10) due tomorrow, 10/12; 3. Point of View Quiz Wednesday, 10/17
Math: PT 4.2 worksheet.  Unit Test 10/18
Science: Review all Plate Motion notes, quiz on Wednesday, 10/17. 
Social Studies: None

Wednesday, 10/10
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Point of View Packet (#'s 1-5 Only) due tomorrow, 10/11; 3. Point of View Quiz Wednesday, 10/17
Math: PT Inv 3 Worksheet
Science: No homework
Social Studies: No Homework.

Tuesday, 10/9
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: PT 4.1 worksheet
Science: No homework
Social Studies: Complete Checks and Balances Worksheet if not done in class, due tomorrow.

Monday, 10/8
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: None
Science: Complete readings and questions from class about Earthquakes
Social Studies: None

Friday, 10/5
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend
Math:  Favorite Number Project #1-8
Science: None!
Social Studies: None! Enjoy your weekend :)

Thursday, 10/4
Due to Week of Respect, there is no HW tonight. However, be sure to check below for reminders of upcoming quizzes/tests.
**Social Studies: STUDY! Quiz on the Articles of Confederation TOMORROW!

Wednesday, 10/3
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: Quiz tomorrow!  To review: complete PT 2.3 worksheet # 31 only and read over summaries. Also, MathXL practice online.
Science: Amplify Science, Plate Motion, Lesson 2.2 - Activity 4
Social Studies: Complete Questions #7-9 on Study Guide due Tomorrow 10/4. Quiz on the Articles of Confederation to be taken on Friday, 10/5. Class review will take place on Thursday.

Tuesday, 10/2
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: Additional Practice for quiz.  Quiz is Thursday. 
Science: 
Social Studies: Complete Questions #7-9 on Study Guide due Thursday 10/4. Quiz on the Articles of Confederation to be taken on Friday, 10/5. Class review will take place on Thursday.

Monday 10/1
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math:  Complete PT 2.2 worksheet. Quiz on Thursday 10/4.
Science: Study for our first quiz on the Plate Motion vocabulary & notes.  Complete the visual study guide
Social Studies: Complete Questions #4-6 on Study Guide due Tuesday 10/2. Quiz on the Articles of Confederation to be taken on Friday, 10/5. Class review will take place on Thursday.

Friday, 9/28
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend.
Math: 
Science: Please continue to study for our first quiz on 10/2.  This quiz will cover the notes on page 3 and the plate motion vocabulary.
Social Studies: Questions #1-3 in Study Guide due Monday 10/1. Quiz on the Articles of Confederation to be taken on Friday, 10/5.  

Thursday, 9/27
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: PT 2.1 worksheet
Science: Complete the 2.1 sim if not finished in class, complete the data chart.  Study for the quiz on 10/2 (plate motion vocabulary & layers of the Earth)
Social Studies: Questions #1-3 in Study Guide due Monday 10/1. Quiz on the Articles of Confederation to be taken on Friday, 10/5.  

Wednesday, 9/26
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Genre Quiz tomorrow, 9/27
Math: Favorite Number Project page 42
Science: Review the Plate Motion vocabulary. There is a quiz on 10/2
Social Studies:  Current Event Report due Thursday, 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Tuesday, 9/25
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Genre Quiz Thursday, 9/27
Math: Quiz tomorrow!
Science: 
Social Studies:  Current Event Report due Thursday, 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Monday, 9/24
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Genre Quiz Thursday, 9/27
Math: PT 1.4 worksheet and #10 on Additional Practice.  Quiz on Wednesday 9/26 
Science: Study Plate Motion Vocab. Quiz on 10/2
Finish coloring the map of the crust if not finished in class.
Social Studies:  Current Event Report due Thursday, 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details AND finish Battle of Saratoga Reading and Questions if not done in class due Tuesday 9/25

Friday, 9/21
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend; 2. Genre Quiz Thursday, 9/27
Math:  Review Sheet #1-9.  Quiz Wednesday 9/26
Science: There is no homework with the exception of students who still need to write the vocabulary for Plate Motion on pages 4, 5 & 6 in their binder.
Social Studies: Current Event Report due Thursday, 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Thursday, 9/20
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due tomorrow, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math:  PT 1.3 worksheet 
Science: Finish writing the definitions of the Plate Motion vocabulary on page 4 & 5 in your binder. (you are getting the definitions from Amplify Science)
Social Studies: Current Event Article due Friday 9/21, Report due 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Wednesday, 9/19
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math: None
Science: Finish copying the notes onto page 3.  Review those notes on Layers of the Earth.
Social Studies: Current Event Article due Friday 9/21, Report due 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Tuesday, 9/18
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math: None
Science: Finish copying the notes onto page 3.  Review those notes on Layers of the Earth.
Social Studies: Current Event Article due Friday 9/21, Report due 9/27. Please see Google Classroom for further details

Monday, 9/17
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math:  Begin Favorite Number Project (Pages 7 & 27) answer questions in notebook
Science: 
Social Studies: None

Friday, 9/14
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math:  PT 1.2 worksheet
Science: 
Social Studies: None

Thursday, 9/13
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21; 3. Finish Language Arts Goal Star
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math: PT 1.1 worksheet 
Science: 
Social Studies: None

Wednesday, 9/12
Language Arts: 1. Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Bring in decorations for Free Writing notebook - due Friday, 9/21
*Note: Decorations include pictures, printed clip art, magazine cut outs, post cards, etc. All decorations must lay flat on the cover.
Math: PT 1.1 worksheet due Friday
Science: 
Social Studies: None 

Tuesday, 9/11
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes; 2. Finish Banner Activity
Math: finish "My Favorite Number" cube
Science: 
Social Studies: All About Me Bag due tomorrow (9/12), Finish Letter to Soldiers if not completed in Class due Wednesday 9/12 

Friday, 9/7
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes each day over the weekend
Math: None
Science: No homework
Social Studies: Patriotic Print due Tuesday (9/11) AND All About Me Bag due Wednesday (9/12) 

Thursday, 9/6
Language Arts: Read 20-30 minutes
Math: None
Science: No homework
Social Studies: Patriotic Print due Tuesday (9/11) AND All About Me Bag due Wednesday (9/12) 


Announcements:

Friday, 11/16 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 11/19. Enjoy your weekend!

Wednesday, 11/7 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 11/12. Enjoy the long weekend!

Friday, 11/2 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. The PTA sent home their Fall Fundraiser information. This is included in your child's Friday Folder paperwork. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 11/5. Enjoy your weekend!

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be taking place for 6th Grade on Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th. A letter was sent home with your child today (Friday, 10/26) explaining the Parent-Teacher Conference process. If the sixth grade teachers requested a conference with you, you will receive an email from your child's homeroom teacher by the end of the day on Monday, 10/29. If you do not receive an email and would like to request a conference, please email your child's homeroom teacher.

Friday, 10/26 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 10/29. Enjoy your weekend!

Red Ribbon Week! (10/22-10/26)
Red Ribbon Week will take place from Monday, 10/22 through Friday, 10/26. Please check the calendar that went home for themes and activities to do during the week.

Friday, 10/19 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 10/22. Enjoy your weekend!

Friday, 10/12 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 10/15. Enjoy your weekend!

Friday, 10/5 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 10/8. Just as a reminder, Picture Day is on Monday, 10/8! Have a great weekend!

Book Fair - Tuesday, 10/9 through Thursday, 10/11

KidStuff Book Orders & Payment Due Friday, 10/5

Villano School Picture Day - October 8th!
Villano School pictures will take place on Monday, 10/8. School picture ordering will be done through the Genesis Parent Portal this year. If you prefer to have a paper ordering form please email Mrs. Cindy Doran.

Week of Respect 10-1 through 10-5.
A notice about Week of Respect was sent home in the Friday Folder this week. Please review the information listed. 

Friday, 9/28 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Please review all paperwork and return any necessary forms with your child by Monday, 10/1. Have a great weekend!

Friday, 9/21 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. Today, a KidStuff book was sent home with your child. This is for a 6th grade fundraiser. The goal is to either buy the book or sell it for $25. Please read the flyer that was included with the book for additional information. Please return any necessary forms by Monday, 9/24. Have a great weekend!

Friday, 9/14 Friday Folder Announcement
Please check your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) for any school notices and/or graded work. If any forms need to be returned please do so by Monday, 9/17.  Just as a reminder, Villano's Back-to-School Night is Thursday, September 20th.  Have a great weekend!

Friday, 9/7 Friday Folder Announcement
In your child's Friday Folder (located in his/her accordion folder) you will find some notices. Please review the forms and return any necessary paperwork on Tuesday, 9/11. Just as a reminder, we do not have school on Monday, 9/10. Have a great weekend!

Welcome Back!  We hope you had a fun summer! All 6th grade students were sent home with various notices. Some notices are to be kept at home and others are to be returned to school with your child. Please review all paperwork tonight and return any signed forms with your child tomorrow (Friday) 9/7. If you are wondering where these notices are located, they can be found in the "Friday Folder" section of your child's accordion folder. We are looking forward to a great year!




Extra Help Hours:

Mrs. Catuogno is available in Room 26:
Tuesday and Thursday after school or by appointment
acatuogno@emersonschools.org

Ms. Ferrante is available in Room 23:
Tuesday and Thursday mornings: 8:15 – 8:40
Wednesdays at Recess: 12:15 – 12:45 or by appointment
nferrante@emersonschools.org

Ms. Gordon is available in Room 24:
Tuesday and Thursday mornings: 8:15 - 8:40 or by appointment
christinagordon@emersonschools.org

Mrs. Martin is available in Room 18:
Tuesday and Thursday After School: 3:10 - 3:30 
At recess by appointment
lmartin@emersonschools.org

Mrs. McClafferty is available in Room 25:
Tuesdays and Thursdays After School: 3:10 - 3:30 or by appointment
emcclafferty@emersonschools.org

Ms. Peros is available in Room 24:
Tuesday and Thursday mornings: 8:15 - 8:40 or by appointment
bperos@emersonschools.org

All students are welcome to attend an Extra Help Session. You do not have to make an appointment to see your teachers during these set times, but you do need to get a hall pass ahead of time for recess and before school visits. If you would like to meet on a day that a teacher does not offer extra help, you need to ask that teacher when she is available.