Welcome to 6th Grade!

Ms. Sullivan’s Homeroom

MAP tests will take place in the morning on May 17, 19, 24, & 25.   Please be sure to fully charge your device and get a good night’s sleep before we test!

Weekly Homework

Monday, May 16th
Math:  Finish practice test
ELA:  Work on book talk, finish reading ch. 10 in The Giver
Other:  Charge your device and get a good night’s sleep for MAP testing

Tuesday, May 17th
ELA:  Work on book talk

Wednesday, May 18th
Math:  Graphing worksheet
ELA:  Work on book talk, read chapter 13 in The Giver by Friday
Other:  Charge your device and get a good night’s sleep for MAP testing

Thursday, May 19th
ELA:  Work on book talk
Spanish:  Finish today’s in-class assignment
Other:  Bike to school day is tomorrow!

Friday, May 20th
ELA:  Finish reading chapter 14 in The Giver by Monday
Math:  Online math practice (30 minutes), test on Monday

Keep scrolling to find assignment
descriptions, study guides, and due dates.

Class Work

Lesson 7 Vocabulary

acknowledge – v. to admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of
ajar – adj. neither entirely open nor entirely shut; partly open
concur – v. to agree in opinion
counterfeit – adj. made in imitation, so as to be passed deceptively as real
dismantle – v. to disassemble or pull down; take apart
geography – n. the science and study of the earth’s surface
hospitable – adj. treating guests or strangers warmly and generously
loathe – v. to feel disgust or intense aversion for
nimble – adj. quick and light in movement; moving with ease
perturb – v. to disturb or agitate
resume – v. to go on with again after interruption; continue
tragedy – n. a dreadful, or fatal event; calamity; disaster

Test:  Wednesday, May 11th 


The Egyptian Empire Test

People
Hatshepsut
Akhenaton
Ramses II

Main Ideas
1. Old Kingdom: What was this era nicknamed?  Why?  Where were the Pharaohs of this time buried?
2. Middle Kingdom: What was this era nicknamed?  Why?  Where were the Pharaohs of this time mostly buried?
3. Why were the arts able to prosper during the Middle Kingdom?
4. New Kingdom: What was this era nicknamed?  Why?  Where were the Pharaohs of this time buried?
5. What did the Egyptians trade during the New Kingdom? What did they receive in return?
6. How did Egypt expand its boarders and gain rule over other nations during the New Kingdom?
7. What happened to the Egyptian empire after the rule of Ramses II?
8. Which nations took control of Egypt starting in the 900’s B.C.?
9. How were they in control with a Pharaoh still on the throne?

Test:  Thursday, March 24th 

Book Talks
The second book talk genre is mystery.  Please refer to the the Book Talk Info tab for more information.

Nouns Quiz

The retake for the nouns quiz will take place on Wednesday, November 10th. You must fill out a “Request to Retest” form in order to retake the quiz.  Please ask Ms. Sullivan if you have any questions.

Literature Reading

We are currently reading:  The Giver:  Chapter 12

Executive Functioning Lessons

1) Materials management

2) Time management

3) How to use detail in your homework planner

4) How to use the CUCC method (circle, underline, count, complete) when you receive a project or assignment