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3 Technology Use in the Classroom Keyboarding Word Processing Spreadsheets Slide Presentations Students will practice the following skills: Students have access to: Chrome Books Desktops in the computer lab Digital cameras, scanners and SmartBoards St. Paul students begin acclamation to the Google Apps for Education program (GAFE) and use of Chrome Books. Please make every effort to keep your technology at home in good working order. Always have a PLAN B when technology is not working!

4 These marks are used for class work, homework, or any skill check having a definite right or wrong answer. E – excellent, (usually –0) G – good NI – needs improvement U – unsatisfactory

5 These marks are used on essays, projects, etc. and often have a detailed rubric attached. 4 – excels in the standard 3- meets the standard 2- needs improvement 1 – unsatisfactory Letter grades do not appear on the progress report.

6 ”Guiding the students to discover the greatness of the Spanish language” (Señora Protz) Mrs. Betty Protz, Spanish Teacher Saint Paul School 2014 - 2015 THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS


8 “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” St. Augustine, Doctor of the Church

9 Textbook: Discovering World Geography Eastern Hemisphere with World History  No workbook  There should be a section in each student’s binder for Social Studies notes and papers and worksheets/maps.  Supplies needed: Current World Atlas Catholic Bible

10 Internet site: on line textbook

11 Theme: Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere In grade six: Students study:  Eastern Hemisphere (Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe)  Geographic features, early history, cultural development and economic change Students learn about:  River civilizations in Africa and Asia  Governments, cultures and economic systems  Contemporary regional characteristics, the movement of people, products and ideas, cultural diversity, and world religions Students develop:  Understand the role of consumers and the interaction of markets, resources and competition

12 Social Studies Standards for Sixth Grade  HISTORY  GEOGRAPHY  GOVERNMENT  ECONOMICS (including financial literacy)  READING AND WRITING IN THE CONTENT AREA


14 Textbook: Holt McDougal Mathematics Grade 6 Common Core Edition  Workbook  3 – subject Notebook for Math ONLY.  Section in their Binder where math papers, tests, and other materials will be kept.

15 Common Core Standards  Ratios and Proportional Relationships  Number System  Expressions and Equations  Geometry  Statistics and Probability

16 Mathematical Practices 1.Make sense of problems / persevere in solving them 2.Reason abstractly and quantitatively 3.Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others 4.Model with mathematics 5.Use appropriate tools strategically 6.Attend to precision 7.Look for and make use of structure 8.Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning 9. 21 st Century skills

17 SIMPLE SOLUTIONS What is it ???  Previously taught material that students quickly forget without practice  Constant reinforcement with constant review  Allows students to be responsible for their own learning  Aligned to the Common Core

18  Multiplication 0 - 10 is the most important pre- requisite for sixth grade curriculum.  This is the number one goal for students to be able to learn the sixth grade standards.  Without basic multiplication fluency, students will struggle with more than 48% of sixth grade curriculum!!!!!!!!!

19 HOW CAN YOU HELP YOUR STUDENT ??  Spot check homework EVERY evening  Point out inaccuracies but let the student correct the problems themselves  Encourage your student to look up what they do not know (back of text, “Help” pages, internet, older siblings)  Ask your student to discuss and explain math to you (How did you get your answer?)  Use real world math ( what is the 15 % tip ?)  Talk about how you use math in your job and at home ( cooking, gardening, etc  On line games and resources

20 It’s all about attitude!!!!


22 We are a team !!! Let’s work together for success.

23 Notebook Sharpened Pencils Paper Red or Green Pen Workbook Homework Participation Attitude

24 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, usually no homework on Friday, unless the student needs extra practice, to study for tests and/or quizzes, (or if they have not been completing their homework!!!)etc. Be ready for Pop Quizzes! Please tell your child not to wait until the day of Tests/Quizzes to ask for help…too late ! On line text:

25 Mad Math Monday More “Happenings” in Math and Social Studies Channel One News



28 Room 611 Theme for 2014 – 2015 school year: BE PROTECTORS OF OUR FAITH, EACH OTHER AND CREATION!!!!! “Let us protect Christ in our lives, so that we can protect others, so that we can protect creation. Whenever human beings fail to live up to this responsibility, whenever we fail to care for creation and for our brothers and sisters, the way is opened to destruction and hearts are hardened. In the end, everything has been entrusted to our protection, and all of us are responsible for it. Be protectors of God’s gifts.” Pope Francis



31 Sixth Grade Science *First Quarter: Introduction to Science: Safety, Science Skills, Scientific Method, Inquiry, Measurement *Second Quarter: Matter and Motion *Third Quarter: Rocks, Minerals, Soil * Fourth Quarter: Cells, the building blocks of all living things.

32 Sixth Grade Religion GOTW, WOW, CP Discipleship Thursdays (extra chores) Family Homework Old Testament Rosary, Prayer Services Advent and Lent (Stations of the Cross) Faith in Media OLC

33 Opportunities To Get Outside The Box Field Trips Pilgrimage -Our Lady of Consolation Carey, Ohio

34 Reading

35 Writing

36 Speaking

37 Listening

38 Viewing


40 4 lessons test mini-lesson, review, practice, questions Hands up for help!






46 Sixth Grade Success Pray


48 When we take the first step back, young people will take the first independent step forward.

49 Help without hovering. Help your sixth grader in the following ways: 1. Time management 2. Focus on purpose/following directions 3. Proofreading (for errors, purpose, clarity) 4. Support the student’s daily monitoring of web pages, the calendar, assignment notebook GOAL #2- ADVANCE SKILLS THROUGH INDEPENDENCE

50 CHURCH HOME FAMILY SCHOOL GOD GOAL #3- To foster growth in faith


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