Welcome to 6th Grade!

Ms. Sullivan’s Homeroom

Happy Summer! I hope you’re having a fun and restful break.  Below are some helpful links for incoming 6th graders for the 2022-2023 school year.  If you have any questions, please email me at msullivan@st-johnschool.org. I look forward to working with you in September!

Summer Reading & Class Supply List

Patrol Form*

*If your family is able to help with either morning or afternoon patrol duty next year, please indicate that on your form. This will help tremendously with scheduling, thank you!

Weekly Homework

Monday, June 13th

Tuesday, June 14th

Wednesday, June 15th

Thursday, June 16th

Friday, June 17th

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

Class Work

Lesson 8 Vocabulary

abbreviate:  v.  to shorten a word or phrase by omitting letters or substituting a shorter form
adverb:  n.  any word that functions as a modifier of a verb
bibliography:  n.  a list of source materials that are used in the preparation of a work
conclude:  v.  to bring to an end, to determine or resolve
describe:  v.  to tell or depict in written or spoken words, to give an account of
expository  adj.  a type of writing or speech meant to convey information or explain from a particular point of view
homophone  n.  a word pronounced the same as another but with different meaning
imagery:  n.  the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things
keyword:  n.  a word that serves as a key, as to the meaning of another word, sentence, or passage
metaphor:  n.  a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something in order to suggest comparison
pronoun:  n.  a word used as a replacement or substitute for nouns
suffix:  n.  something added to the end of a word that can alter the meaning of that word

Test:  Thursday, June 9th 

The Egyptian Empire Test

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 23

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