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Welcome to 6 th Grade! Mrs. Uraga “ You can feed a man a fish and he will eat for a day…but you can teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”

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1 Welcome to 6 th Grade! Mrs. Uraga “ You can feed a man a fish and he will eat for a day…but you can teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.”

2 Back to School Night August 15th, th Grade Curriculum6 th Grade Curriculum Math-Demicals, graphing, integers, algebra, ratios, proportion, percents, fractions, etc.Math-Demicals, graphing, integers, algebra, ratios, proportion, percents, fractions, etc. Language Arts-Comprehension, vocabulary development, fluency and accuracyLanguage Arts-Comprehension, vocabulary development, fluency and accuracy Social Studies-Eastern civilization, Egypt, Asia, India, Rome, GreeceSocial Studies-Eastern civilization, Egypt, Asia, India, Rome, Greece Science-Earth’s structure, energy and ecologyScience-Earth’s structure, energy and ecology PE- Once a week, Tuesday (need comfortable shoes)PE- Once a week, Tuesday (need comfortable shoes) 6 th Grade camp- Full amount due.6 th Grade camp- Full amount due. Art-We have an art teacher that comes in once a month.Art-We have an art teacher that comes in once a month. Band (optional)-twice a week. Students are required to complete the work they miss while at band.Band (optional)-twice a week. Students are required to complete the work they miss while at band.

3 Testing and Grading Test alerts should be your notice that there will be a test. Some weekly, routine tests will not be getting test alerts.Test alerts should be your notice that there will be a test. Some weekly, routine tests will not be getting test alerts. Grading scale- A(100-90) B(89-80) C(79-70) D(69-60) F(59-0)Grading scale- A(100-90) B(89-80) C(79-70) D(69-60) F(59-0) Standardized Testing-Spring (April)Standardized Testing-Spring (April) Benchmark tests-End of each trimesterBenchmark tests-End of each trimester 5pts or 5% will be taken off an assignment each day it is late.5pts or 5% will be taken off an assignment each day it is late. Students are allowed to correct any test that is lower than 70%, as long as on a separate piece of paper and has a parent signature.Students are allowed to correct any test that is lower than 70%, as long as on a separate piece of paper and has a parent signature.

4 Classwork Monday-Friday There is 20 mins of reading, completing log and 10 mins of math facts practice. The only other homework is classwork that the student did not take the time to finish. (some projects may need to be worked on over weekends.)Monday-Friday There is 20 mins of reading, completing log and 10 mins of math facts practice. The only other homework is classwork that the student did not take the time to finish. (some projects may need to be worked on over weekends.) Weekend homework may include missing, late or absent work and projects.Weekend homework may include missing, late or absent work and projects. If there is an emergency, me or write a note. Consequences will still apply, but I will allow some other special circumstances.If there is an emergency, me or write a note. Consequences will still apply, but I will allow some other special circumstances. Absent work is the child’s responsibility to make up.. One day per absence will be given to make up the work.Absent work is the child’s responsibility to make up.. One day per absence will be given to make up the work. Students will have a minder-binder to keep track of their daily assignments. A weekly signature will ensure you are aware of the work that is required of your child.Students will have a minder-binder to keep track of their daily assignments. A weekly signature will ensure you are aware of the work that is required of your child. Classwork is posted online by Monday morning for the week!Classwork is posted online by Monday morning for the week!

5 Attendance Please try to have your child present daily and on time to maximize learning time. Studies have shown, a student who is regularly at school and on time is well prepared for the work force.Please try to have your child present daily and on time to maximize learning time. Studies have shown, a student who is regularly at school and on time is well prepared for the work force. It will be beneficial to request your child’s work if they are absent. Please do so before 12 p.m.It will be beneficial to request your child’s work if they are absent. Please do so before 12 p.m. If your child is or is going to be absent, please call the office, or write a note to clear the absence.If your child is or is going to be absent, please call the office, or write a note to clear the absence. Do not send your student to school with a fever, or if contagious.Do not send your student to school with a fever, or if contagious. Independent study- more than five daysIndependent study- more than five days

6 Academic Progress and Communication Each week you will have the opportunity to check your child’s progress online. You will be able to keep track of tests, quizzes, and overall progress. Homework is posted by Monday for the week.Each week you will have the opportunity to check your child’s progress online. You will be able to keep track of tests, quizzes, classwork and overall progress. Homework is posted by Monday for the week. Deficiency notices go out 3 times a year. Usually about half way through a trimester. A deficiency notice means that your child is receiving a “D” or lower in any subject area.Deficiency notices go out 3 times a year. Usually about half way through a trimester. A deficiency notice means that your child is receiving a “D” or lower in any subject area. Communication with me-via , phone, note or appointment.Communication with me-via , phone, note or appointment. Test Alerts, deficiency notices, phone calls home, or an will be a way for me to communicate with you.Test Alerts, deficiency notices, phone calls home, or an will be a way for me to communicate with you. My contact information: (best response time)My contact information: (best response time) ; Phone: (909) ; Phone: (909)

7 How to check grades online Type in address: in address: Click “Grades” iconClick “Grades” icon Welcome to my site, click the “Grades” icon on the left Click the section that says “check grade reports here” Type in your child’s last name and password Click submit and your child’s grades should appear

8 Discipline We are now in our 6th year of our school wide discipline plan, detention. Loss of recess slips, please sign and leave in the back. Academics and Behavior are 2 different areas to address. Either way, you will be expected to take a major role in both. I may ask you to come in if there are continuous problems in/out of the classroom. Positive consequences will include good tickets that can be cashed in, table/row points, their sticker chart, and Friday Fun activities

9 6 th Grade Discipline We will have Friday Fun every other week.We will have Friday Fun every other week. Students will write Friday Fun in their agenda on the Friday it will occur.Students will write Friday Fun in their agenda on the Friday it will occur. They will have to have at least one letter left to participate in Friday FunThey will have to have at least one letter left to participate in Friday Fun How a letter is lost: (one letter for:) –Missing or late assignment –Agenda not filled in –Agenda not signed for Friday Fun –Behavior issues (i.e. citations, talking, off task)

10 Field Trips Camp is our main field trip of the year. The cost is about unknown at this time. We will be setting up a payment option or you can pay all at once. Note: Late payment fees may apply. Watch for notices sent home and/or my website for more information. Camp will be in DecemberCamp is our main field trip of the year. The cost is about unknown at this time. We will be setting up a payment option or you can pay all at once. Note: Late payment fees may apply. Watch for notices sent home and/or my website for more information. Camp will be in December We also have some activities planned for the end of the year. We have a few parents who have already started fundraising to cover a portion of those costs. Volunteers are needed! Let me know if you are interested by giving your information on the sign in sheet.We also have some activities planned for the end of the year. We have a few parents who have already started fundraising to cover a portion of those costs. Volunteers are needed! Let me know if you are interested by giving your information on the sign in sheet.

11 Book orders and Helpful hints for home Book orders will be about every other month.Book orders will be about every other month. NO CASH for the order. Please write a personal check to Scholastic Club or Arrow Book Club.NO CASH for the order. Please write a personal check to Scholastic Club or Arrow Book Club. What can parents do? A lot!What can parents do? A lot! Check that they are writing down, bring home and completing all homework. Help them where it is necessary.Check that they are writing down, bring home and completing all homework. Help them where it is necessary. Read with your child daily.Read with your child daily. Check the website to monitor their progress. Don’t always trust that your child is monitoring their own progress.Check the website to monitor their progress. Don’t always trust that your child is monitoring their own progress. or call me any time you have a question or concern. or call me any time you have a question or concern. Lunch program- anonymous, don’t have to use.Lunch program- anonymous, don’t have to use.

12 Thank You Please complete any forms and return them with your child as soon as possible. Sign in at the back before you leave. Volunteers are needed! Let me know if you are interested by giving your information on the sign in sheet. Friday parent If you feel the need to meet with me about certain concerns, please make an appointment. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about your child’s final year at Deer Canyon. I am looking forward to making this year memorable.


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