6th Grade Glimpse
April 23 - April 27
Science: This week we will begin our Ecology unit. We will be gaining background information by reading,
answering section questions and creating vocabulary flash cards. Using our background information, students
will be able to identify biotic and abiotic factors.
Mrs. Logan email@example.com Conference Time: Gold 3 and Blue 4 Mr. Krause
Reading: Weekly log week-ending 4/27 is due Tuesday 5/1.As we conclude The Lottery Rose, Georgie finally
has friends and is loved. We will continue summarizing main events and expanding vocabulary. We will have a
quiz over ch.8-11 vocabulary on Monday 4/23. Students have made flashcards and have had some class time
to study. Please feel free to contact me with any questions/concerns, and have a fantastic week.
Mrs. Trigg firstname.lastname@example.org Conference Time: GOLD 4 (12:00-1:20), BLUE 1 (8:00 – 9:20)
Accelerated Math: Students this week will be continuing their integers unit by studying the coordinate plane
and figures on the coordinate plane.
6th Grade Math: In 6th Grade Math, students will begin Chapter 9 focusing on Integers. Students will be able
to identify, compare, and order positive and negative integers. Have a great week and contact me with any
questions or concerns.
Ms. Bill E-mail: email@example.com Conference: Gold 1 (8:00-9:26) and Blue 4 (11:30-1:26)
Communication Arts: Lesson 14 spelling test will be Tuesday, April 24. We will be concentrating on using
details from text to support answers, possessive nouns, and editing. We will also resume work on our essays.
Reminder: All homework assignments that receive a grade below a C may be redone for half credit.
Assignments should be asked for that day and are due the next class time. Encourage your student to take
advantage of this opportunity if needed.
Mrs. Snapp Conference Times: Gold/Blue 4 (12:00-1:30) firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Studies: Students will be able to examine and compare the Mayan and Aztec civilizations. Next week
we will begin our unit over Mesoamerica and the early civilizations of Central and South America. If you have
any questions feel free to email me at email@example.com.
Mr. DeMay firstname.lastname@example.org Conference Times: Gold 5 and Blue 5
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SIGNATURES INDICATE GLIMPSE HAS BEEN READ
Student Signature: _____________________________________________________ April 20, 2012
Parent/Caregiver Signature: ___________________________________________ Date: ______________
For Extra Credit, both signatures must be present and the glimpse needs to be returned to Mrs. Logan no later
than Tuesday, April 22, 2012 by 3:15
Counselor’s Corner: The Character Education Trait for April is Accountability, taking ownership of your actions
and behaviors. The character education lesson this month will focus on students finding the power to make
positive changes in owning their problems and finding solutions. email@example.com
Physical Education: The students will be able to describe six skills of good speaking and listening. They will be
able to describe three types of body language and distinguish between assertive, aggressive, and passive
behavior. They will also explain how tolerance and empathy can help to build relationships. In physical
education class the students will be demonstrating their fitness levels by fitness testing. They will be
discussing the rules of tennis with Coach Sears, and softball with Coach Forsee.
Health Enrichment: The students will be discussing the dangers of illegal drugs. We will finish up discussing
marijuana and inhalants, and begin our discussion of stimulant drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamines.
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Keyboarding: For the next two weeks students will be working on Section 1: Lessons 11 - 15 covering: P,X,Y,Z,
(:), (‘), (“), and Tab keys. These lessons are due Friday, April 27, 2012. If you have any questions please feel free
to contact Mrs. Sellman G4: 12:30 – 1:30 or B1: 8:15 – 9:15 at 584-7161 or at email@example.com
Vocal: The Spring Choir Concert will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 7:00 p.m. following the Spring Showcase.
The choirs will be presenting a concert of traditional choir music as well as a program called No Bullies! Get
FACS: This week in FACS, the students will be learning how to care for clothing using the washer, dryer, and
iron. I would like for students to bring a shirt that needs to be ironed to practice with. Thanks,
Rise: Students should have brought home reservations requests and “beg for help” sheets for the
Medieval Feast. Please return those ASAP. The feast is May 7 at 7:30 in the Grandview Commons.
This week, students will identify and explain advanced vocabulary by completing the labeling of all
parts of the castle architecture. They will also rehearse and polish the entertainment to be presented
at the feast. Marybeth Fuller 660-584-7127 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art: The students in this class will continue working on their masks. They will model additional features on
their masks using foil, plaster, and paper mache’. Next, they will drawing designs on the surface and paint
Rhonda Boedeker email@example.com Conference: Gold 3 and Blue 1