Monday, November 18th

 Last week was an unexpected snow day! I wonder if we will have another one of those before our longer holiday break……

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.


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.

MAKE UP Parent teacher Conferences are TODAY from 4:00-7:00. 6th grade conferences will be held in the Team Meeting RoomThe 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: OR text the message @h8cchc to 831-613-1863

Email is the best way to contact me. My email is:

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; working on analyzing the types of characters present in the stories being read for the compare/contrast assignment.

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.

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