Welcome to 6th Grade!

Ms. Sullivan’s Homeroom

Please scroll down to find information on nightly 6th grade homework.

Weekly Homework

Monday, June 10th
Math: Bring your textbook tomorrow
Science: Practice/memorize monologue, bring prop and costume tomorrow

Tuesday, June 11th
Math: Bring back your textbook
Science: Work on science review

Wednesday, June 12th
Science: Finish review
Reminder: Free dress tomorrow, bring a board game

Thursday, June 6th
Science: Metric conversion packet due tomorrow
Social Studies: Practice/memorize monologue (15 minutes)
Reminder: Bring a lunch from home starting tomorrow

Friday, June 7th
Science: Finish conclusion for experiment
Social Studies: Practice/memorize your monologue (15 minutes)
Reminders: Bring your costume and prop to school on Monday (if you can)!

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

Class Work

Lesson 4 Vocabulary

1.  discrimination:  n.  unfair treatment of someone based on their membership in a group

2.  integration:  n.  a situation in which different groups live together and use the same facilities

3.  nonviolence:  n.  a theory and practice that emphasizes love of all beings and a refusal to respond to violence with violence

4.  retaliation:  n.  an action taken as revenge

5.  segregation:  n.  the separation of a specific racial, religious, or other group from the rest of society

6.  unconstitutional:  adj.  going against the intention and meaning of a country’s constitution

7.  civil rights:  n.  rights to personal liberty; full legal, social, and economic equality

8.  boycott:  v.  to abstain from buying or using

9.  justice:  n.  the quality of being equitable, righteous, and morally equitable

10.  equality:  n.  the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities 

11.  protest:  v.  to declare objection or disapproval

12.  leader:  n.  a person who guides and directs

Test: Thursday, February 15th 


Pharaoh Trading Card

L.O. I will create a trading card for an Egyptian pharaoh.
S.L.E.  Communicate clearly, creatively, and effectively

Choose a pharaoh that you’d like to learn more about.  Use the links in Ms. Sullivan’s email or other websites to conduct research.

Requirements

Front:
-Picture of your pharaoh or symbol that represents them (drawn or traced)
-Pharaoh’s name
-Color or sharpie

Back
-8-10 statistics
-Can be written or typed and glued to the back

These could include when your pharaoh ruled, in what dynasty, when they were born, when they died, major accomplishments, what kind of ruler they were, info about their family, if they went by an alternate name, major architectural achievements, etc.

Due:  Friday, February 16th


Color Poem 

L.O.  I will compose a poem using vivid imagery and descriptions.
S.L.E.  Articulate ideas clearly, creatively, and effectively.

Follow the template below to write your color poem.
You do NOT need a heading on your paper.
Please don’t change the font style this time.

Due: Tuesday, January 23rd


Personal Narrative: My Autobiography

L.O.  I will write a personal narrative about my
life using vivid ideas, correct written conventions, and clear organization.
S.L.E.  Articulate ideas clearly, creatively, and
effectively

1) Introduction – Anecdote (funny or interesting story that catches the reader’s
attention)

2) Name and birth date – When were you born?  Does your name have special significance?

3) Family – parents, siblings, and pets

4) Hobbies, interests, and talents

5) History of where you have lived and/or traveled

6) Life changing or unforgettable experience

7) Role models

8) Conclusion – Goals

Students will be assessed in the following areas:
*Ideas                         (specific, vivid ideas and stories)
*Organization               (subject/verb agreement, proper syntax)
*Voice                          (writing in the 1st person)
*Word Choice               (use of interesting and descriptive language)
*Sentence Fluency       (paragraphs stay on topic, flow of language)
*Conventions               (correct use of punctuation and capitalization)
*Presentation               (full school heading, neat and orderly paper)

Due: Friday, January 19th

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

Literature Reading

We are currently reading: 

Current class novel: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Cyber Civics Lesson

Unit 3: Digital Reputation

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