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1 Welcome to Back to School Night Ms. Hammond 6 th Grade Please sign in with your students name

2 Homework Policy District policy states that students should spend 60 minutes on homework nightly, including the 20 minutes spent reading. District policy states that students should spend 60 minutes on homework nightly, including the 20 minutes spent reading. It is very important that your child does the assigned homework and turns in the assignment when due. It is very important that your child does the assigned homework and turns in the assignment when due.

3 Dress Code No flip flops No flip flops No tank tops No tank tops No bare midriffs No bare midriffs No spaghetti straps No spaghetti straps No torn (shredded look) pants No torn (shredded look) pants No underwear worn as outerwear No underwear worn as outerwear Clothing, hair, and general appearance should not be distracting to learning Clothing, hair, and general appearance should not be distracting to learning Appropriate shoes for running Appropriate shoes for running

4 Attendance Students need to be in class by 8:50 with all their supplies and homework, including two sharpened pencils. Students need to be in class by 8:50 with all their supplies and homework, including two sharpened pencils. Students will not be allowed to go to their backpacks to get supplies. Students will not be allowed to go to their backpacks to get supplies. Breakfast ends at 9:00. Breakfast ends at 9:00. If students are absent, call the absence hotline. If students are absent, call the absence hotline.

5 Absent Work If students are absent, they are required to get the missed work and turn it in within 3 days of returning. Otherwise it will be a ZERO. If students are absent, they are required to get the missed work and turn it in within 3 days of returning. Otherwise it will be a ZERO. All assignments are listed on the board and are kept for a week so students know what assignments they need to complete and/or correct and turn in. All assignments are listed on the board and are kept for a week so students know what assignments they need to complete and/or correct and turn in.

6 Late Work Assignments are considered late if not completed and turned in at the beginning of class on the due date. Assignments are considered late if not completed and turned in at the beginning of class on the due date. Students with missing assignments will not be allowed to participate in class rewards. Students with missing assignments will not be allowed to participate in class rewards. No late work accepted! No late work accepted!

7 Redos Students may redo an assignment they had complete when due. Only the problems they missed But must do ALL the problems they missed Can get 100% (3) Completed within five days

8 Planners Students are expected to write in their planners daily. Students are expected to write in their planners daily. Students are expected to have their planner signed by a parent / guardian each night. Students are expected to have their planner signed by a parent / guardian each night. Reading minutes need to be documented in planner. Reading minutes need to be documented in planner.

9 Class Parties District mandates no more than two class parties per year, it is usually Halloween and Valentines. District mandates no more than two class parties per year, it is usually Halloween and Valentines. Please sign up to help with the Halloween party if at all possible. Please sign up to help with the Halloween party if at all possible. Parent volunteer survey on line. Parent volunteer survey on line.

10 Volunteers If you would like to volunteer in the class either on a weekly basis or for a special event, please sign the volunteer sheet or go online and sign up on parent survey. If you would like to volunteer in the class either on a weekly basis or for a special event, please sign the volunteer sheet or go online and sign up on parent survey. Need volunteers for Halloween party. Need volunteers for Halloween party. Need volunteers for some special projects. Need volunteers for some special projects.

11 Reading Students are expected to read 20 minutes each night (Monday through Friday). Students are expected to read 20 minutes each night (Monday through Friday). Minutes need to be recorded in their planner and turned in at the end of each month. Minutes need to be recorded in their planner and turned in at the end of each month.

12 Book Reports Book reports are assigned each term. Book reports are assigned each term. Students must read a Newbery book each term and complete a project on it. Students must read a Newbery book each term and complete a project on it. There are two books students may not read. There are two books students may not read. Students may not read a novel by a Newbery author and have it count Students may not read a novel by a Newbery author and have it count Students must have their books pre- approved by the approval date or points will be deducted. Students must have their books pre- approved by the approval date or points will be deducted.

13 Spelling & Vocabulary No spelling words No spelling words Students will be expected to use vocabulary words in writing and spell them correctly Students will be expected to use vocabulary words in writing and spell them correctly

14 Science Students will rotate for science. Students will rotate for science. –Mr. Rounds – micro-organisms, solar system, and seasons –Ms. Hammond – heat, light, sound, phases of the moon, and universe All 6 th grade students will be required to participate in the school science fair held in January. All 6 th grade students will be required to participate in the school science fair held in January.

15 Science Fair Held in January. Held in January. Second week of school, students will go through the science process with three teachers. Second week of school, students will go through the science process with three teachers. Everyones due dates and grading will be the same, 6 th grade will have an additional expectation since they have the opportunity to participate in the District Science Fair (to keep a log book). Everyones due dates and grading will be the same, 6 th grade will have an additional expectation since they have the opportunity to participate in the District Science Fair (to keep a log book).

16 Star Base 5 Week program on Hill Air Force Base 5 Week program on Hill Air Force Base Focusing on Science and Math Focusing on Science and Math Will need lunches (sack lunch from school or a home lunch) Will need lunches (sack lunch from school or a home lunch) First 5 Mondays of school First 5 Mondays of school Please write students name on the top of the Star Base permission slip and an emergency phone number Please write students name on the top of the Star Base permission slip and an emergency phone number

17 Math Students will have math homework almost every night. Students will have math homework almost every night. Students must show their work. If no work is shown, no credit will be given. Students must show their work. If no work is shown, no credit will be given.

18 Math Tasks In class In class Lengthy multiple word problem task using real life situations. Lengthy multiple word problem task using real life situations. Students graded more on explaining their solution than on the correct answer. Students graded more on explaining their solution than on the correct answer. Usually work in small groups of 2-4. Usually work in small groups of 2-4. Students will struggle and need to solve the problem with their group, minimal help will be given. Students will struggle and need to solve the problem with their group, minimal help will be given.

19 Math/Science Class for Parents 5-6 times throughout the year. 5-6 times throughout the year. Preteach concepts to parents. Preteach concepts to parents. Science fair night for parents to come and see how to help their student with the science fair. Science fair night for parents to come and see how to help their student with the science fair.

20 Breakfast & Lunch Federal Law mandates students take certain types of food. Federal Law mandates students take certain types of food. Dont have to eat it, just have to take it. Dont have to eat it, just have to take it.

21 Donations Disinfectant wipes Disinfectant wipes Tissues Tissues Glue Sticks Glue Sticks

22 Supplies Composition notebook Composition notebook Single subject notebooks (5-6) Single subject notebooks (5-6) Folders (2-3) Folders (2-3) Pencils Pencils Colored pencils Colored pencils Glue sticks Glue sticks Small pencil box Small pencil box NO Binders or Trapper Keepers NO Binders or Trapper Keepers

23 Supplies collected by PTA and library Box tops Box tops Campbells labels Campbells labels Capri Sun/Honest Kid juice boxes Capri Sun/Honest Kid juice boxes Elmers glue bottles and sticks Elmers glue bottles and sticks Lunchables boxes Lunchables boxes

24 Things to look forward to this year! Rockets Rockets DARE DARE Bees baseball Bees baseball Math / Science Olympiad Math / Science Olympiad Science Fair Science Fair After School Clubs After School Clubs STEM Activities – including Math Night STEM Activities – including Math Night

25 Thank You for Coming! My contact information: Questions? Please sign computer use agreement online


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