Welcome to 6th Grade!

Ms. Sullivan’s Homeroom

What a great start to the school year! Please scroll down to find information on nightly 6th grade homework, projects, vocabulary, and study guides.

Weekly Homework

Monday, October 3rd
Language Arts: Subject/predicate worksheet
Science: Finish engineering assignment on Teams
Math: Big Ideas Math (30 minutes)
Literature: Find two titles you are interested in reading for our perspectives book talk. (Check your email for the list of recommendations!)

Tuesday, October 4th
Math: Puzzle (20 minutes)
Science: Metric conversion worksheet
Literature:  Finish Seedfolks character chart
Language Arts:  Finish lesson 2 vocabulary notecards (Scroll down to find the word list!)

Wednesday, September 28th
Social Studies: Finish Early Humans guided outline & vocab activity (pdf of the book pages can be found on Teams)
Math: Order of operations puzzle (30 minutes)
Science: Variables checkpoint worksheet

Thursday, September 29th
Math: Page 48 #1-25 all (30 minutes)
Science: Study for tomorrow’s variables quiz

Friday, September 30th
Math: Finish practice test and time yourself
Science: Engineering assignment on Teams (due Tuesday)

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

Class Work

Lesson 2 Vocabulary

anticipate:  v. to expect something in the future, often with excitement
characteristic:  n. a feature that helps to identify a thing or group of things
demonstrate:  v. to show how something works
exclude:  v. to keep from being a part of something
identical:  adj. exactly the same
index:  n. an alphabetical list of topics that gives the page numbers on which the topics are found in a publication
maximum:  adj. the greatest quantity or amount possible
paragraph:  n. a piece of writing that is made up of one or more sentences and has to do with a single topic
procedure:  n. a standard way of doing something
schedule:  n. a plan that tells when and where an event or events will take place
strategy:  n. a careful plan for solving a problem or achieving a goal
unique:  adj. one of a kind

Test: tba


Early Humans Social Studies Quiz

1.1 Early Humans

Vocabulary
fossil
artifact
nomad
anthropologist
archaeologist

Main Ideas

  1. Why is this period of history known as the stone age?
  2. Why was fire so important to survival?
  3. What big change took place in the Neolithic period?
  4. What is the ability to focus on different types of jobs called?
  5. What were two major differences between the Paleolithic and Neolithic ages?
  6. How did farming change their lives?
  7. Why was domesticating animals so helpful?
  8. What were three inventions created during this time?

Quiz: Thursday, October 6th


Map Project

L.O. I will create my own country using the important elements of a map.
S.L.E. Communicate clearly, creatively, and effectively

Requirements:
Your map should be neat, clear, colorful, and include the following:

  1. Title
  2. Scale
  3. Compass Rose
  4. 5 cities (including capital city)
  5. 5 physical features
  6. Key with symbols for #4 and #5

Optional: After your map is complete, create a flag for your country! You can also create a government and laws specific to your country.

Due: Friday, September 16th

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

Literature Reading

We are currently reading:  Seedfolks:  Chapter 10

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