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1 Back to School Night Sign in Sign-up for Newsflash on back computers. Sign up for both teachers. See signage.Pick up PacketPackets are in ABC order by last names.Students please turn in completed formsby Monday, August 5th. (Homework Pass)Welcome LetterEnjoy the Welcome Letter from our old 6th graders; Please leave for the next class.
2 Room A-3 Language Arts/ Social Studies Welcome to 6th GradeMrs. HaddockRoom A-4 Math/ ScienceMrs. GuerraRoom A Language Arts/ Social Studies
4 Contact InformationMrs. Haddock and Mrs. GuerraClass Hours: M – F: 7:20–4:00Phone: (909)Teacher Web Addresses:
5 Assignments Posted Homework Assigned Due Dates All assignments are posted on the white board and on the class Teacher Web.Homework AssignedMonday – Thursday. Occasionally, over the weekend.Teacher Web: Check daily, your homework may change.Due DatesAll homework is due the following day, unless otherwise stated.For full credit turn in class work on time.
6 Students Homework Schedule 15 minutes looking for the assignment11 minutes calling a friend to get the assignment23 minutes explaining to parents why the teacher is mean and really doesn’t like children8 minutes in the bathroom10 minutes getting a snack7 minutes finding the right song on their I-pod.6 minutes telling the parent their teacher never explained the homework10 minutes telling Mom or Dad that they didn’t do the problem right because they weren’t there when the teacher taught it. Reality: Expect 1-1½ hours nightly
7 Attendance Absences Office Regular attendance and timeliness is crucial.VacationsAppointments after 1:00Check ESPRI/ Teacher Web/ Call a friendStudents are responsible for making up all classwork and tests.ClassworkDue the following Monday.Tests-Due the following Tuesday before or after schoolOfficeCall and notify the office before 8:30 a.m. to pick up work between 2:30-4:00 p.m. daily.
8 Holt Math: Numbers to Algebra Standards are unpacked, taught and then reinforced.MUST KNOW MULTIPLICATION FACTS 0-12Students will be given tools, apply their knowledge, and demonstrate reasoning through journaling, problem solving, computation.White boards-practiceHelp table “The dumbest question is the one not asked”AssessmentsQuizzes and Unit testsFree Response (Reasoning / Application)Most Unit Tests have “Quick Checks”Computer MathAnimal Watch
10 Classroom Management Expectations Positive Be responsible for you actions.PositiveIt is a positive, safe environment for ALL students.Challenging (Making Excellence A Necessity)We encourage all students to take a risk and challenge themselves in all they do.RewardingRewardsDrawingTreasure ChestPraisePhone calls homeTreats10
12 Traffic Walk Avoid expensive tickets – Follow the rules. Practice Safety-please don’t tell your child to run across the street to get into your car.Be nice to the Crossing GuardPick up your child in front of MPR, Day Creek, or on Coyote Drive in front of grassy area. Do not pick up your child in front of the office by the flag pole.
14 First Day of School What do I need on Monday? Helpful 6th grade hints: Students should leave all hardback books at home.Bring sharpened pencils, grading pen, paper, subject binders etc.Teacher Packet: Return completed white forms, parent contact card and to your homeroom teacher. (Homework Pass)Yellow Manila Envelope - School PaperworkSack lunch if you don’t want to wait in a long lunch line.Come to school with a good attitudeBe ready to learnHelpful 6th grade hints:Put your name on your paper.Know your multiplication facts.
15 Extras Parent Conferences Parent Helpers Donations November 4-8th Copying 1 day bi-weeklyDonationsPosted on each door
16 Thank you for Coming !Middle school is an exciting and challenging time for both students and parents as it is a bridge between the elementary and high school years. It is our goal to help make this transition as smooth as possible as well as provide the best educational experience as we possibly can.