- Announcements


Weekly Update #2 (Week of 8/22/16)

posted Aug 21, 2016, 1:10 PM by Spencer Cone   [ updated Aug 21, 2016, 1:12 PM ]

Quote of the week: 

"People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things." 
    - Sir Edmund Hillary

Advanced Language Arts: 

Objectives: 
                - Understand and explain the significance of mythology in human history
                - Know the names and powers of the major Greek Gods and Goddesses
                - Review nouns
                - Review how to write a quality paragraph
                - Introduce strategies for increasing individual reading comprehension. 

Assignments/Assessments: 
                - Website Scavenger Hunt due on Monday
                - Quiz on Greek Gods/Goddesses on Friday
                - Students will have an individual reading assignment on Thursday night in preparation for Friday's class. 

Language Arts: 

Objectives
                - Understand and explain the significance of mythology in human history
                - Know the names and powers of the major Greek Gods and Goddesses
                - Review nouns
                - Review paragraph topic sentences 

Assignments/Assessments
                - Website Scavenger Hunt due on Monday
                - Quiz on Greek Gods/Goddesses on Friday

Weekly Update #1 (8/15/16)

posted Aug 14, 2016, 12:42 PM by Spencer Cone

Welcome to 6th grade at Twin Peaks Charter Academy! 

Every Sunday I will post a weekly update previewing what we will be learning in Advanced LA and Language Arts during the upcoming week. Please use this information as conversation starters with your student! The more times they discuss the content we are learning in class, the more it becomes engrained in their brain. 

These updates will also include important due dates and other pertinent information. Thanks for all you do for our school! Here is Weekly Update #1: 

Quote of the week: 

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." - Dr. Seuss 

Advanced LA: 

    Objectives: 
        - Learn how 6th grade works at TPCA (norms, polices, schedules, lockers, etc.)
        - Set up Interactive Notebook
        - Understand the significance of mythology in human history
        - Discuss and identify the presence of myths in shaping contemporary U.S. culture. 

    Assignments/Assessments 
        - Quiz on 6th grade polices/procedures on Friday 

Language Arts: 

    Objectives: 
        - Learn how 6th grade works at TPCA (norms, policies, schedules, lockers, etc.)
        - Set up Interactive Notebook
        - Understand the significance of mythology in human history

    Assignments/Assessments
        - Quiz on 6th grade policies/procedures on Friday



Mr. Cone's Supplies Wish List!

posted Jul 28, 2016, 12:43 PM by Spencer Cone

- Washable Markers
- 1 inch three ring binders
- Dividers in sets of five 
- Construction Paper
- Glue Sticks

Welcome!!

posted Aug 28, 2015, 8:16 AM by roser_petra@svvsd.org   [ updated Jul 28, 2016, 12:09 PM by Spencer Cone ]

The first day of school for 2016-2017 is August 16th. Get excited, I am! 


1-4 of 4