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    6th Grade Learning Plan

    English and Language Arts:

    • Week 1:
      • Writing: Respond to three journal questions
      • Reading: Read the pre-reading slides, read Catherine, Called Birdy pages 1-46, reading question #1, read article, reading question #2
      • Vocabulary: Complete Roots 4.1 questions

     

    • Week 2:
      • Writing: Respond to three journal questions
      • Reading: Read the week 2 slides, read Catherine, Called Birdy pages 47-88, reading question set #1, read article, reading question set #2
      • Vocabulary: Complete Roots 4.2 

      

    • Week 3:
      • Writing: Respond to three journal questions
      • Reading: Read the week 3 slides, read Catherine, Called Birdy pages 89-124, reading question set #1, read article, reading question set #2
      • Vocabulary: Complete Roots 4.3 

     

    • Week 4
      • Writing: Respond to one journal question, reflective writing on Catherine, Called Birdy
      • Reading: Read the Week 4 slides, reading question set #1, finish reading Catherine, Called Birdy pages 124-169, read article, reading question set #2
      • Vocabulary: Figurative Language Practice 

     

    • Week 5
      • Writing: Respond to one journal question; poetry writing
      • Reading: Read the week 5 slides, reading question set #1, read castle articles, take notes, reading question set #2
      • Vocabulary: Figurative Language Practice

     

    • Week 6:
      • Writing: Write two poems
      • Reading: Read the week 6 slides, castle planning project
      • Vocabulary: Complete Roots Practice

     

    Week 7:  

    • Writing: Write two poems, ABCs of 6th Grade List
    • Finish Work: Go back to check that all assignments are complete with no comments 
    • Vocabulary: Complete Roots Practice 

     

    Week 8

     

    • Writing: Write one poem, Letter to Future 6th Graders, Choice Board - complete one 
    • Finish Work: Go back to check all that assignments are complete with no comments 

     

     

     

     

    Additional Resources for ELA:

    Roots Games: 


    Mathematics:  Everything needed can be found in Google Classroom. We will be utilizing a variety of online learning platforms including Socrative, Quizizz, Edulastic, etc. each week. Topics to be covered are listed below.

    • Week 1:
      • Ordering Rational Numbers on a Number Line
      • Decimal Word Problems
      • Statistical Questions/MMMR Activity
      • Simplifying Numerical Expressions
      • Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

     

    • Week 2:
      • Greatest Common Factor/Least Common Multiple 
      • Factoring Expressions
      • Dot Plots
      • Inequalities

     

    • Week 3:
      • Solving One-Step Equations
      • Percents
      • Evaluating Expressions
      • Rates and Unit Rates
      • Equivalent Ratios and Ratio Tables 

     

    • Week 4: 
      • Percents
      • Fraction Operations
      • Equation Puzzles 

     

    • Week 5:  
      • Equivalent Expressions
      • All Integer Operations
      • Fraction, Decimal, Percent Conversions

     

    • Week 6: 
      • Parts of Expressions and Translating Expressions
      • Truth Statements
      • Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
      • All Skills Review 

     

    Week 7: 

    All Skills Review (2 assignments)

    Finish Work: Go back to check that all assignments are complete with no comments 

     

    Week 8: 

    • Rebus Puzzles
    • Geometry Scavenger Hunt 
    • Math Jokes Dominoes 
    • Finish Work: Go back to check that all assignments are complete with no comments 

     

    Additional Materials for Math:

    Virtual Escape Rooms: 

    Other: 


    STAR:  All assignments will be found in Google Classroom or in the hardcopy packets available at the Petal Upper campus. All PUE Chromebooks have a Reading Plus app installed and students can also gain access through the Reading Plus website.

    • Week 1: 
      • Reading Plus
      • Ronald Reagan & the Challenger Disaster
      • Sleep Science

     

    • Week 2:
      • Reading Plus
      • Science Endeavor 

     

    • Week 3:
      • Reading Plus
      • What is it Like to Spend a Year in Space?

     

    • Week 4:
      • Reading Plus
      • Read the article “Aliens in Mississippi” and respond to the writing prompt 

     

    • Week 5: 
      • Reading Plus
      • Constellations article with comprehension check

     

    • Week 6:
      •  Reading Plus
      •  Space junk article with comprehension check

     

    Week 7:

    Reading Plus check point

    Earth day activity

     

    Week 8:

    •   Earth day choice board:

     

    Additional Resources for STAR:

    • Quizizz
    • Spectrascope
    • Rocket Challenge

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    Elective classes will offer a menu of different activities for students to enjoy! These activities will be posted in the “Petal Upper Students” Google Classroom!