Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade
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ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS

Norie Cotton, April 16: Analyzing the author’s point of view in an informational text. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper, pencil, highlighter

Norie Cotton, April 29: Determining the author’s purpose in an informal text. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper, pencil, highlighter

Norie Cotton, May 12: Students will describe how characters may change as the plot unfolds and identify characters’ responses to event and interactions with other characters. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper or journal, pencil, highlighter

Norie Cotton, May 13: Students will learn how to describe how the plot of a story or drama unfolds as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper or journal, pencil, highlighter

Norie Cotton, May 26: Students will be able to determine the theme in Gary Soto’s Drive-In Movies and provide an objective summary of the text. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper or journal, pencil, highlighter
  • Text needed: “Drive-In Movies” by Gary Soto

Norie Cotton, May 26: Students will learn how to identify the meaning of unknown words or phrases in a text and explain the author’s word choice affects meaning and tone in “Drive-In Movies.” Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper or journal, pencil, highlighter
  • Text needed: “Drive-In Movies” by Gary Soto

ENGLISH as a SECOND LANGUAGE

David Klayton and Parker Henry, May 1: Resources for American culture and community packets. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper and pencil
  • Text needed: American culture worksheet pages 19-20 (hard copy), homework packet (community services)

Josephine Tope-Ojo, May 5: Students will learn the vocabulary words associated with different types of food stores and dining options and use them in speaking, writing and reading. Watch here.

Elena Lynch, May 6: Students will be able to analyze an informational text and explain the process of finding and keeping a job in the United States. Students will be able to respond to questions in writing using model answers. Watch here.

MATH

Rachael Spriggs, March 31: Students will be able to represent ratios in ratio tables, double number line diagrams, and coordinate planes to demonstrate their understanding of how to use rate and ratio reasoning to solve real world mathematical problems. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: White board, expo markers, chart paper

Rachael Spriggs, April 14: Representing ratios to reason about real world problems. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: pencil, paper

Julia Atkinson, April 28: Students will be able to recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: pencil, paper and calculator (optional)
  • Text needed: Student Edition - 6th Grade Module 6 Lesson 6

Julia Atkinson, April 29: Students will learn variability in data distributions. Students will interpret the mean of a data set as typical value. Students will compare and contrast two small data sets which have the same mean but differ in variability. Students will see that data distribution is not characterized only by its center. Students will also consider variability (spread) when describing a data distribution. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: pencil, paper and calculator (optional)
  • Text needed: Student Edition - 6th Grade Module 6 Lesson 6

SCIENCE

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POLITICS

Greta Van Susteren, May 14: Students will learn about the pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children. Watch here.

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