Augustan 11.13.13 Social Studies by Thalia Garza and Mrs. Hale Newsletter In Social Studies we learned about Canada and the USA. There are a lot of differences and similarities. Some of those similarities are, both have English as a major language and both have a type of limited government. Remind 101 A limited government is when the country has a written constitution, guaranteed rights for the individuals, Make sure to sign up to receive messages from Team 6A’s public participation in government through voting and action committees, and elected officials. In the United States we have an elected President, and in Canada, they have an elected Prime Minister. Both of our core teachers via text messages or e-mail. This is a free tool and another great way for you to keep updated on your countries were once colonies of Britain. The USA celebrates our independence on 4 th of July and Canada child’s homework, projects, and upcoming events. Look celebrates theirs on 1st of July. Canada has a very large French population and most of those people live in the for the bright blue paper attached to your child’s report Province of Quebec. In the United States, we don’t have separate states set aside for different culture groups. card for complete instructions or simply text this number 469-331-5239 and enter the message “@603a3” and hit Interview with Mrs. Meares by Avery and Claire L. send. Q: What is your inspiration to be a math teacher? I had awesome Language Arts by Bailey Wilson math teachers when I was a kid, and I wanted to do what they did, to Can you believe it’s the end of the help kids learn. Math by Devanee Sena and Emma Ambs second 6 weeks? We got a Lesson 3 Q: When you got in Mrs. Moore’s room what was your reaction and Recently in math class we have been studying vocabulary list so get ready for the test why? I thought, ”There is a lot of pink in here, and Mrs. Moore and ratios, adding and subtracting fractions with and study. We are still doing the all of you were all very nice and helpful. like and unlike denominators, and percentages. Articles of the Week. Turn them in on Q: When you become a math teacher for real, what grade do you Yes, we have been doing a lot lately. But we want to teach and why? Well, first I wanted to teach high school, Thursdays. We have done Venn until I came to Greenways and saw how nice everybody was, and now manage to give 100%. See what I did there? Diagrams for “The Legend Sleepy Anyways, we have been working extra hard for I want to teach 6th grade. Hollow“comparing the story vs. the Q: What do you think so far of the 6th grade students here at our 6A team to pass and prove to our teachers movie. We also did a plot map for “Tell Greenways? To tell the truth, I think that the 6th grade students this we know best. But our knowledge comes all -Tale Heart”. Then we had to draw a year are the best in the entire school. from our amazing math teachers! With all the big picture from the story and then Q: Do you feel at home at Greenways , why or why not? I think that work we have been doing, we will make sure we draw ones for details without words on this is my dream school and if I get an offer to teach here, I would reach our goal in this long unit. So let’s make the inside. I have to say we have been most totally take it. This is the BEST school I have ever been to! sure we study hard, and show what we can do! busy in ELA! Mrs.Meares ,our student teacher for math , we thank you for all your hard work and love to the students! Holidays- by Claire Headings So we all know that the holidays are coming up, right? Well, if Science by Mrs. Hale you don’t, you better be ready because they are sneaking up on We just finished learning about elements in science. Did you know that elements make up all the us. Let’s talk about Thanksgiving. Some of the traditions my matter on earth, they are pure substances that cannot be broken down into something smaller and family does is we all go over to my grandmother’s house, eat our they are all represented by a symbol. It is very important to write symbol correctly. If it has two Thanksgiving lunch, stay over at her house, and talk to my letters, the first one must be capitalized and the second one must be lower case. All the elements relatives. I hope that everyone has happy holidays! Don’t forget are organized in a chart called the Periodic Table. It is arranged by periods and groups, according to to stuff your bellies for me! the properties of each element. Our next unit is compounds. We will be doing a “Building Compounds” Lab, and observing chemical reactions. Our challenge for this six weeks is building compound models. We will pick our team’s finalists to compete against all the other teams. Book Club By: Ben Stormer and Jarret Schaef Book Club is an extra activity for Mrs. Christian that you could have selected to do. Recently, it ended. The book we read was The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963. We read it in three parts. After we finished the book, we had a project that we had to complete for the book. It was a pyramid made out of paper, with a summary of the parts we read in each side of the pyramid. On the fourth side you did a connection from The Watsons go to Birmingham and the class novel we were reading, The Cay. We had a final Book Club discussion showing off our projects and talking about them. All of the students in Book Club did great in the end, and hopefully pleased Mrs. Christian. Band by Jarrett Schaef and Ben Stormer This week, the band is starting a fall fundraiser to help us get new things for band or new stands, and we need your help doing this. This would help us get new school instruments if you could help, that would be great!!!!! Thanks for helping us out or being a good band student this year. There are some students switching instruments like from trombone to tuba, and trumpet to French horn. They will be excited that they will be playing their new instruments in the Christmas concert in December 2013 and the end of the year party. We will also go and compete with different schools in different school districts. We would like you to start or keep practicing for these specific things or go to morning early practice at 7:30am in the band hall. If you want to know more about these things go to the Greenways website http://www.canyonisd.net/Domain/502 or go to http://www.canyonisd.net/Domain/422 for the Westover band. P.E. Raider Ball Champions by Dannika Graef and Alesha LaCrosse-Womack Interview with Mrs. Yell- By Hien Doan & Wow, what a great way to start off the year, with a excellent game of p.e. raider ball! Now lets take Preston Mullins a look at the 6A champions. Wow lots of athletic girls on this team. Here they are our own Yesenia Mrs. Yell started off with many jobs such as: a coach, lifetime Torres, Emma Ambs, Adriana Lackey, Molli Lee, Bailey Wilson, Madisen Lee, Brooke Ward, Hope sports, home economics teacher, health teacher, and a P.E. Bybee, Jaycie Day and last but not least Justine McAllister. So many awesome girls. Well that’s the teacher. She went to Oklahoma Panhandle State University and girls, now lets take a look at those crazy dudes. Here they are our own Justin Thompson, Jarrett W.T.AM.U. When she was a kid, she wanted to be a nurse. Then Schaef, Elijah Velasquez, Gabe Morgan, Darrian Lambert, Tristan Mouw, Raymond Hernandez, when she was in middle school, she wanted to be an Brayden Pruett, Braeden Logue, Preston Mullins, Joshua Montoya, Jordan Schroeder and last archaeologist. Finally in high school, she wanted to be a physical Thong Huyh. Well those are all our amazing raider ball champions from September! therapist. We are so glad she decided to go into education! In her spare time, she likes to clean, do yard work, and watch Special Events by Hien Doan & Preston Mullins movies. Mrs. Yell likes mexican food and seafood. Red Ribbon Aftermath- Homerooms with the most participation- Mrs. Moore (And Mrs. Meares), Students (and teachers J) had a great time during Mr. Johnston and Mrs. Russ Red Ribbon Week dressing up as a what they want to The events that took place- be when they grow up or advertising the college they Monday-Greenways Shirt Day, want to attend. We had a lawyer, gymnast, football Tuesday- Sports Jersey Day, players, baseball players, an AG teacher, Wednesday-Red Shirt day, Thursday- Future or College Day policewoman, and doctor. And last, but certainly Friday- Sunglass, Hat, And Raider Day not least, some Starbucks baristas! All so much fun in honor of a great cause!
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