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					               Parents…
• Please fill out your personal information on
  one of the sheets located around the room




• Please get a 6th   grade
  brochure
Meet the Teacher Night

           Ms. Kollmeier
         6th grade Pre-AP
          Language Arts
        Works in Progress
• Just completed Reading diagnostic and
  Writing diagnostic
• Grammar focus = capitalization rules,
  editing symbols, genres of literature
• About to begin class novel,
  (The Breadwinner
  by Deborah Ellis)
           Curriculum
• Major Projects (each semester)
  –Composition
  –Book Project (TBA)
   from SSR book
  –3-week Unit tests
  –Novel unit
  –Research (January)
          Curriculum
• Daily Assignment Format
 –Warm-up
 –Mini-lesson or
  Activity
 –Independent Practice
Curriculum – Literature Study
• 1st Semester
  –Selected short stories
  –The Breadwinner – Deborah Ellis
• 2nd Semester
  –Parvana’s Journey – Deborah Ellis
          Curriculum
• Homework (yes!)
 –Unfinished work
 –Grammar practice
 –At-home projects
 –Silent Reading
  (novel)
 Sustained Silent Reading Book
• Your child visited the library
• Should have a library book that they are
  reading for SSR
• Will have an at-home
  BOOK PROJECT
  each semester
• Encourage reading at home!
  (see Summary Chart from web site)
                Agenda
• Every student should have their Agenda in
  class every day.
   – Note assignments/homework
   – Note due dates
   – Note projects
   – Note LEARNING GOAL
   – MAKE YOUR DAY points
• Parents should check this every evening
            6th Grade TAKS
•   Math                           Let’s all get
•   Reading                       COMMENDED
                                     scores!


Begin preparation for 2 parts of writing test
given in 7th grade:
1. write a composition
2. edit paper for mistakes / revise wording
   for a stronger paper
          How can your child be
          successful in my class?
 Be on time and prepared
 Participate in all class discussions and
 activities
 Attempt all work assigned
 Have a positive attitude
 Think beyond the BOX

 MAKE HIS/HER DAY !
          Teacher Website
• http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/kollmeierc/
• Update it as often as possible
• Always a work in progress
    Hmm…I can
    download my
    student copy!

				
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