6th Grade

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6th Grade

 

(6A) Mrs. Lesley Roman holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Nova Southeastern University and is certified in Middle Grades English 6 – 12.

 

(6B) Mrs. Rachelle Gray holds a Bacehlor’s of Science Degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Cincinnati. She has three years teaching experience as a middle school religion, science and social studies teacher.

 

 

FAITH FORMATION HIGHLIGHTS

 Living Stations of the Cross Production
 Study of the Old Testament

MAJOR FOCUSES OF SIXTH GRADE

6 Writing Traits, Thinking Maps
Composition – Utilizing Microsoft Word, research, and technology
Reading – Comprehension through analysis, synthesis, & evaluation skills Accelerated Reading Program
Math – Integers, equation solving, percents and proportions
English – Grammar, Usage, Mechanics
Spanish – Conversation and culture
World History – Civilization, social awareness
Physical Education – Team sports: soccer, volleyball, flag football, softball/ baseball, cross country, basketball, tennis
Art – Masters Study: Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Kandinsky, Bonheur Pet portraits, student portraits
Music – Music history, learning notes, recorder
Science – Integrated Sciences
Enrichment Classes – Throughout the year, using alternating six-week schedules, the students are schooled and participate in Debate, Class Newsletter, Aero-Hydroponics, Graphic Design (creation of logos and applying concept to a 3D object), Youth Toastmasters (Public Speaking), Book Club, and Book Club for Spanish Heritage Speakers for students who meet the criteria.

MAJOR PROJECTS OF SIXTH GRADE

Living Stations of the Cross
Group Collaborated Children’s Book
Author Research Project
Starfish Dissection
Collaborative Movie Posters

SUBJECTS, TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM

Religion – Sadlier
Math – Glencoe (students are grouped by ability)
Reading – Journeys
Science – Scotts Foresman
Social Studies – Harcourt
English – Houghton-Mifflin Hartcourt
Reading – Houghton-Mifflin Hartcourt
Technology – Microsoft
Vocabulary & Spelling – Sadlier-Oxford
Spanish- (twice a week) – Holt EMC Paradigm and Q-talk
Physical Education (twice a week) – team sports
Music – Music history

TECHNOLOGY

Computer History, Online Security, Virus and Spyware Prevention, Touch Typing, Microsoft Word, Power Point
iPads for all students and access to numerous educational iPad apps, use of iMovie
Computer Lab
SMART Boards in all classrooms
SMART Tables
Responders
Accelerated Reading Program
Mathletics.com
Q-Talk Program (Spanish during the school day, French Club after school)

COMPETITIONS

National Spelling Bee
National Geography Bee
Group Collaborated Children’s Book

FIELD TRIPS

Museum of Discovery & Science, Play

SUMMER PREPARATION

 Mathletics.com
Reading List

 

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