6th Grade

Important Dates: CIMI- October 28-October 30. Be at School at 5:15am on the 28th        Back-to-School Night- Tuesday, September 15 @ 7:00 PTA Info and 7:30 Class Info

Student learning goals per week are located below.

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Week of October 19

posted Oct 17, 2015, 3:32 PM by Unknown user

 I apologize for not updating this the last few weeks. 

1. Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
2. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
3. Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes.
4. Revise for strong narrative lead, describing a small event with details, maintaining focus, and developing a deeper meaning.
5. Identify the 5 components of a civilization.
6. Explain the importance of geography to a civilization. 
7. Explain why more energy in the air makes the temperature warmer and less energy in the air makes the temperature cooler. 
8. Make claims and support their claims with evidence. 
9. Explain how energy from the sun is transferred to the air. 
10. Understand percents as a way to express and compare portions of a whole. 
11. Recognize the connections between fractions and percents as they relate to decimals and decimal language.

September 14-18

posted Sep 14, 2015, 1:36 PM by Unknown user

1. Know 5 types of questions: factual, background, evaluative, speculative, and interpretive.
2. Read and ask the 5 types of questions.
3. Cite evidence from what a text states explicitly, as well as from what can be inferred from the text.
4. Create statistical questions and answer those questions using histograms.
5. Use the Standards for Mathematical Practice to identify patterns and create generalizations.
6. Decompose numbers and write expressions and equations.
7. Identify the parts of the brain and explain how dendrites are formed.
8. Describe how early humans found food and shelter, populated major regions of the world, and how they adapted to a variety of environments.
9. Identify and write essays with paragraphs with an introduction, body, and conclusion.

Week of August 31-September 4, 2015

posted Aug 30, 2015, 5:32 PM by Unknown user

1. Identify details from articles demonstrating rights of children, explain the patterns regarding the barriers to education, and develop a logical argument about how education can change a person’s life over time. 

2. Determine  and use the practices of mathematicians.

3. Identify patterns and make predictions based on those patterns in mathematics.

4. Define the practices of scientists.

5. Collect details from media to explain how the brain functions as we learn.

6. Use figurative language to write poems.

7. Identify the elements of depth and complexity while exploring the classroom and ourselves.

Week of August 26

posted Aug 15, 2015, 11:44 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Aug 23, 2015, 4:08 PM ]

1. Develop a working definition of power and find examples that prove the generalization, "Power comes in many forms and has the ability to influence."
2. Define the term "right" and identify what rights children have around the world.
3. Define perspective and explain the effect of viewing the world from various perspectives versus just one.
4. Explain the practices that mathematicians engage in.
5. Identify patterns in histograms and scatter plots.
5. Create a positive relationship with classmates and teacher.
6. Make and understand classroom rules and procedures.
7. Present the details, patterns, rules, multiple perspectives, trends, changes over time, and the big idea of one's self. 

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