6A – Ms. Grejdus

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Week of September 18, 2017

English
This week we will be reviewing concepts in grammar with a daily warm-up exercise that can be found on page 4 in the English WB. Students will take notes and complete exercises for Lesson 1.1 Singular and Plural Nouns. Students will participate in a game called to Roll-A-Sentence to review parts of speech and sentence structure. Students will respond to a couple creative writing prompts.

Social Studies
Chapter 1: Uncovering the Past
Students will take notes, watch a video, participate in class discussion to explore this concept.  Students will complete and review study guide in preparation for the quiz. The review session will include straight forward question/ answer as well as interactive discussion. We will play Country Trivia as time permits.
Quiz on Thursday, September 21st: Chapter 1 Section 1

Reading 
Spotlight on Literature: S.O.R. Losers by Avi
Students will answer questions and share their ideas on character development and theme as we read this selection as a class.
In-class Project: Students have been designing a movie posters based on books they read over the summer.  Students are encouraged to bring in the book to use as reference. Posters are due this Thursday, September 21st.
Wordly Wise: Lesson 1
The vocabulary words will be learned by the use of the book’s website, completion of the exercises in the workbook, enrichment activities, and worksheets.
Test on Tuesday, September 26th: Lesson 1

Spelling
Unit 2 Test on Friday, September 22nd
Please note that homework for this subject is due on Wednesdays and Fridays. The first three pages (ex. 20, 21, 22) of the lesson are due on Wednesday and the second three pages (ex. 23, 24, 25) are due on Friday.

Religion
Chapter 1: God’s Revelation
Students will learn the concepts in this chapter by  reading, taking notes, playing review games on the Sadlier’s Website, and completing graphic organizers.
Venture: We will be exploring the weekly Gospel and its theme by reading and completing the activities in these issues.
Buddies: We will be meeting with our second buddies on a regular basis to complete activities that correspond with the church seasons and to attend Mass together.
Test on Friday, September 22nd: Chapter 1

If you have any questions regarding the Grade 6 curriculum, please contact Ms. Grejdus at pgrejdus@saintagnesschool.us.