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2 Meet Your Teachers Cindy Franks-ELA Nicole Hintze-Science Charlene Johnson-Math Ann Timmons - Social Studies

3 Mrs. Bernard & Mrs. Crawford teach Reading & Writing Sixth Grade Schedule 8:05-8:50 Specials 8:55-10:10 Block 1 10:10-11:25 Block 2 11:25-12:40 Block 3 12:45-1:15 Lunch 1:20-2:35 Block 4 2:35-2:55 Recess 2:55 Dismissal

4  Decimals  Order a set of rational numbers  Multiply and divide decimals  Generate equivalent forms of fractions and decimals.  Intro to Integers & Coordinate Plane  Graph on all 4 quadrants using ordered pairs  Identify a number, its opposite and its absolute value  Locate, compare and order integers  Classify whole numbers, integers and rational numbers using a visual representation  Integer Operations  Generate equivalent expressions using the properties of operations.  Solve expressions using order of operations, exponents and prime factorization  Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers fluently.

5  Fraction Operations  Find the prime factorization of a number and use exponents  Extend division problems to include a/b  Multiply and divide fractions, including whole numbers  Determine whether a quantity is increased or decreased when multiplied by a fraction greater than one and less than one  Intro to Algebra  Distinguish between expressions and equations  Determine if 2 expressions are equivalent  Determine a function for an input/output table  Represent a given situation using verbal descriptions, tables, graphs and equations in the form of y = kx or y = x + b


7  Expressions and Equations  Represent solutions for one variable, & one step equations on number lines  Translate word phrases to algebraic expressions  Use variable to represent unknowns  Determine if the given value makes an equation or inequality true.  Model and solve one variable, one step equations  Ratios, Rates and Proportionality  Convert within the metric and customary system  Find rate of comparison of 2 quantities having different units  Solve ratio problems  Data Analysis  Dot Plots, Stem and Leaf Plots, Histograms, Box Plots, and Bar Graphs  Describe the center, spread, shape of the data distribution, mean, and median

8  Percent  Represent ratio and rates as fractions and decimals  Show equivalence between fractions, decimals and percent  Solve real life problems to find the whole given a part and the percent; the find the part given the whole and the percent and the find the percent given the part and the whole.  Geometry Measurement  Area of rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles and volume of prisms  Properties of a triangle  Inequalities  Represent inequalities on number lines  Solve one step inequalities

9  Financial Literacy  Compare features and costs of a checking accounts and debit cards offered by banks  Debit cards vs. Credit cards  Balance check register  Credit History  Credit Report  Methods for paying for college  Compare annual salaries and the effect it has over a lifetime

10  Scientific Process Skills Scientific method, observations, analyzing data  Safety and Equipment Demonstrate safe lab practices, use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze data  Matter Periodic table Differentiate between elements and compounds Compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids Calculate density Chemical versus physical changes Identify the formation of a new substance, using evidence of a possible chemical change  Force and Motion Compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy Calculate average speed Measure and graph changes in motion

11  Energy Identify the various forms of energy Energy be changed from one form to another Investigate methods of thermal energy transfer Renewable and non-renewable energy sources  Earth and Space Build a scale model of the structural layers of the Earth Identify and describe how plate tectonics causes major geological events Rock Cycle Space Travel Planets

12  Organisms Composed of one or more cells Taxonomic classifications Microscopes Ecosystems- biotic and abiotic parts of an ecosystem EOC Exam

13 People, places and societies of the Contemporary World *Basic Geography, Economy and Government *Latin America *Europe *Asia *Middle East *Africa *Australia/Antarctica/Oceania

14 READING IS THINKING Develop reading strategies to make meaning out of reading. PRACTICE – PRACTICE PRACTICE Read 30 minutes five nights a week. Please support our book challenge this year. They can do it!

15 STAAR REPORTING CATEGORY 1: Understanding and Analysis across Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama. Media Literacy is included. REPORTING CATEGORY 2: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts Analysis : inferencing, drawing conclusions, summarizing, recognizing author’s use of dialect. REPORTING CATEGORY 3: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Texts Informational: Expository, Persuasive, Procedural texts.

16 Springboard Unit 1: Changes in Me. We will study storytelling. We will write a personal narrative about an incident that had an impact on our life. We will also write an expository essay about an incident that changed us. Unit 2: Changes in My World. We will study and create short stories. We will also pick a story and create a news broadcast. Presentations will be videoed and presented in groups. Unit 3: Changes in Self Perception. This is a novel study of HOLES. We will write and use film clips to study characterization. Unit 5: Changes in Times and Places. We will research an everyday item and measure its impact on society.

17  Family & Student Access is an internet-based website that allows parents & students to easily keep track of students' attendance, progress, and emergency information.  We will generate our list and rely on accurate information from Parent Access.  Please complete the online/registration update in Family Access.  Go to, click Parents, select Family and Student Access, and click on “Click here to log in to Family Access”, then enter log in and password.  Parent Access Parent Access

18  SR (Student Resources) allows students to access the same resources at home as they would have on their computer desktop at school.  Must download the Citrix client to your laptop first.  Go to Norton’s website, click Students, then click Student Access to Network from home.  Username and Password  SR SR

19 Thank you for your support and for being here tonight. Please sign up for parent- teacher conferences, by homeroom teacher, on the tables. Mrs. Hintze and Mrs. Johnson will send out signups by and signup genius.

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