I don’t understand why we call this “fall weather”. It snowed. It’s winter.
Marking Period 2 started November 4th and runs through January 17, 2020. ALL LATE WORK FOR MP2 WILL BE DUE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 10th. 1/10/20 falls on the Friday we return from Winter Break. Students will receive a missing work list BEFORE Friday, December 20th.
A NEW READING JOURNAL WAS HANDED OUT TODAY. IT IS DUE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18th.
Reading Journals handed out last week are due today.
Students will have a SUMMATIVE Greek Roots quiz over the first 24 words on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST. All the sheets are available in Google classroom, in case theirs have been “misplaced”.
IXL 6.O.3 will be taken for a grade on Friday, November 22th. Students have had approximately 3 weeks to complete this activity, with in class time provided.
Parent teacher Conferences are TODAY and Wednesday, November 13th from 4:00-7:00. 6th grade conferences will be held in the Team Meeting Room. The TMR is at the end of H Hall.
Library time is scheduled every week (mostly on Friday). I am happy to send students to the library before Friday if it is needed. Students may check out 3 library books at one time. Students must have a barcode on their planner to check out a book until we have student ID’s.
Students who are one or more minutes late to class will be marked Tardy. At 3 tardies, I will contact home via email, and copy the front office on the email. At 4 tardies, students will be referred to the office AND serve a lunch detention. An updated copy of our tardy policy is on my blog!
Please add yourselves to our classroom Remind account! I will be sending important information throughout the year via Remind text. Use the link: rmd.at/h8cchc OR text the message @h8cchc to 831-613-1863
Email is the best way to contact me. My email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check Student Connect and Parent connect frequently. Parent Connect requires a PIN number and a Password to login. Student Connect requires a username and a password to login. The office secretaries can provide you with the PIN number for Parent Connect!!
This week, we are: continuing to identify tone and mood in different types of writing; using our knowledge of tone and mood to create a short poem; beginning work on informational writing (compare/contrast); using thinking maps to plan our informational writing piece; reviewing the QAR method for figuring out multiple choice questions.
Below is a Google Calendar. It is updated with each blog post and shows assignment due dates and upcoming events. Assignment due dates can also be found in Google Classroom and on the board in H4.