Weekly Agenda
Here is the link to our 6th grade Newsletter.


November 27th to December 1st

Decisions That Matter

“We must never forget that it is through our actions, words, and thoughts that we have a choice.” -S. Rinpoche

Monday

Language practice, Q2/Week 4

Block Assessment: Literacy

Tuesday

Block Assessment: Literacy

Wednesday

“Community Hero: Chief Wilma Mankiller” Close Reader (87-90)

Thursday

“Everyday is a New Day” Close Reader (91-96)

Friday

Short Response: Compare/contrast two texts & cite text evidence

Bring to class:

Writer’s Notebook, pencil


November 13th to 17th

Decisions That Matter

“We must never forget that it is through our actions, words, and thoughts that we have a choice.” -S. Rinpoche

Monday

Bellwork/Practice Quarter 2, week 3

Pronoun Practice

Tuesday

Roll-a-Story: Turkey Edition rough draft

Wednesday

Final copy of story

Thursday

Practice & Present creative writing stories

Friday

Poetry: “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

Picture Write: Decisions...decisions!

Bring to class:

Writer’s Notebook, pencil

No school next week!




November 6th to 10th

Decisions That Matter

“We must never forget that it is through our actions, words, and thoughts that we have a choice.” -S. Rinpoche

Monday

Bellwork/Practice Quarter 2, week 2

Q2 Pronoun Pre-test

Introduction paragraph: Thesis

Tuesday

Introduction paragraph: Hook

Wednesday

Intro paragraph writing: Decisions That Matter

Thursday

Practice/Present intro paragraphs

Friday

Poetry: “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

Picture Write: Decisions...decisions!

Bring to class:

Writer’s Notebook, pencil



October 3oth to November 3rd

End of Facing Fear Unit

Monday

Roll-a-Story: Spooky! Rough Draft

Tuesday

Final copy

Wednesday

“The Spider Curse” Scope reader’s theater

Thursday

No School for Students

Friday

No School

Bring to class:

Writer’s Notebook, pencil





October 23-27

Bell Work/End of Quarter 1 Language Review

Writing Narratives

Monday

Narrative Writing

Tuesday

Bell Work/End of Q1 Language Review

Type narrative

Wednesday

WEAR ORANGE FOR ANTI-BULLYING!

Bell Work/End of Quarter 1 Language Review

Narratives- Type into Google Classroom


Thursday

End of Quarter Vocabulary Quiz; Present Narratives

Friday

No School for Students

Bring to class:

Writer’s Notebook, pencil


End of Q1!



October 16th to 20th

Facing Fear

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” - Eleanor Roosevelt


Monday

Bell Work/Practice Week 8

Writing an Introduction Paragraph

Tuesday

Introduction paragraph practice

Wednesday

“Face Your Fears & Scare the Phobia Out of Your Brain”

Thursday

Short Response & “Wired for Fear” video

Friday

“Road Not Taken,” by Robert Frost

This week you will need:

Writing Notebook, Collections textbook, pencil



October 8 -13

 

IWA, step three



Sept.25th to Sept. 28th

Writing Unit:

Idaho Writing Assessment

Monday

Everyday: Bell Work & Practice (Week 5)

(Link for the IWA steps) IWA Step One

Tuesday

IWA Step One

Wednesday

IWA Step Two: Hurricanes & Tornadoes

Thursday

IWA Step Two

Friday

Creative Writing Rogue Waves & Tsunamis

Another Tsunami video

Bring to class everyday:


Writing Notebook, pencil, & book to read


Last week’s “Facing Fear” short response assessment






Sept.18 - Sept. 22

Writing “Boot Camp”

I can use proper English when I write and speak.

Monday

Everyday: Bell Work & Practice (Week 4)

Alphabetization

I can use reference material to look up words I do not know.

Tuesday

Parts of Speech

Essential Question: Why do the rules of language matter?

Wednesday

“Face Your Fears: Choking Under Pressure is Every Athlete’s Worst Nightmare,” Close Reader (9 - 12)

Close Reader is kept in the classroom.

I can cite explicitly from the text.

Thursday

Short Response: What is the main idea of this article?

Friday

“Smart”, by Shel Silverstein

Vocabulary Quiz

Picture Write: Animal Athletes

Bring to class everyday:


Writing Notebook & Pencil


Link for this week!