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Welcome to 6 th Grade Curriculum Night Mrs. Buruse Mr. Thayer Mrs. Barbouletos-Brink Mrs. Burggraff
Agenda Welcome Communication Homeroom Math 1 st Grade Buddies Band/Music/Computers Internet Access Pre-arranged Absences Clicker Quiz
Agenda Field Trips Human Growth and Development/HIV MSP MAP DRA2 Curriculum Report Card Closing
Communication Planners Addresses Conferences
Homeroom Math Students will have a half an hour extra of math four days per week Focus will be on concepts already presented in math class to obtain a strong foundation.
1 st Grade Buddies 6 th graders working with 1 st graders Supports curriculum Fosters leadership
Band/Music/Computer Lab Tuesday and Thursday 1:35-2:35 P.M.
Internet Access Internet for research Teachers supervise access Form must be signed Filter Mobile lab
Pre-arranged Absences Get form at office Give advance notice Will alleviate need to take textbooks on trips
Field Trips Budget considerations PTA subsidizes costs Canoe and Zoo
Human Growth and Development / HIV Lesson in Spring Boys and girls have separate lessons Materials are available at the District Office
MSP On-line in May Reading and math only
MAP On-line testing 3 times per year Reading, Language Usage, Math, Science Report results to parents
DRA2 Looks at fluency and comprehension Students are tested to highest level of success Takes place in Winter and Spring
Language Arts Curriculum Focused on building love of reading, awareness of grammar, literary analysis and understanding, and narrative writing quality. Mix of instruction and workshop learning Driven by key ideas/ standards
Science Curriculum Middle-school curriculum Researched based Problem centered Three units
Math Curriculum Prentice Hall (book available on-line) Online Homework Video Tutor available for each lesson! Aligned with state performance expectations.
Social Studies/Research Focuses on ancient civilizations Research supports curriculum Several project based assignments Classroom Based Assessment in the Spring that is Research Based.
Report Card Communicates performance and progress Reflects learning expectations *Mid-term reports given