PowerPoint from Curriculum NIght
PowerPoint from Curriculum NIght
Technology Use in the Classroom
Please make every effort to keep your technology at
home in good working order.
Always have a PLAN B when
technology is not working!
Students will practice
the following skills:
Students have access to:
•Desktops in the computer lab
•Digital cameras, scanners
• and SmartBoards
St. Paul students begin acclamation to the Google Apps for Education
program (GAFE) and use of Chrome Books.
These marks are used for class work,
homework, or any skill check having a
definite right or wrong answer.
E – excellent, (usually –0)
G – good
NI – needs improvement
U – unsatisfactory
These marks are used on essays, projects, etc. and
often have a detailed rubric attached.
4 – excels in the standard
3- meets the standard
2- needs improvement
1 – unsatisfactory
Letter grades do not appear on the progress
Mrs. Betty Protz,
Saint Paul School
2014 - 2015
“The world is a book
and those who do not
travel read only a
Doctor of the Church
Textbook: Discovering World Geography
Eastern Hemisphere with World History
There should be a section in each student’s binder for
Social Studies notes and papers and worksheets/maps.
Supplies needed: Current World Atlas
on line textbook
Theme: Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
In grade six:
Eastern Hemisphere (Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe)
Geographic features, early history, cultural development and
Students learn about:
River civilizations in Africa and Asia
Governments, cultures and economic systems
Contemporary regional characteristics,
the movement of people, products and ideas,
cultural diversity, and world religions
Understand the role of consumers and the
interaction of markets, resources and competition
Social Studies Standards for Sixth Grade
ECONOMICS (including financial literacy)
READING AND WRITING IN THE CONTENT
Textbook: Holt McDougal Mathematics
Grade 6 Common Core Edition
3 – subject Notebook for Math ONLY.
Section in their Binder where math papers,
tests, and other materials will be kept.
Common Core Standards
Ratios and Proportional Relationships
Expressions and Equations
Statistics and Probability
1. Make sense of problems / persevere in solving them
2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively
3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of
4. Model with mathematics
5. Use appropriate tools strategically
6. Attend to precision
7. Look for and make use of structure
8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
21st Century skills
What is it ???
Previously taught material that students
quickly forget without practice
Constant reinforcement with constant
Allows students to be responsible for their
Aligned to the Common Core
Multiplication 0 - 10 is the most important pre-requisite for sixth grade
This is the number one goal for students to be able to learn the sixth grade
Without basic multiplication fluency, students will struggle with more than 48% of
sixth grade curriculum!!!!!!!!!
HOW CAN YOU HELP YOUR STUDENT ??
Spot check homework EVERY evening
Point out inaccuracies but let the student correct
the problems themselves
Encourage your student to look up what they do
not know (back of text, “Help” pages, internet,
Ask your student to discuss and explain math to
you (How did you get your answer?)
Use real world math ( what is the 15 % tip ?)
Talk about how you use math in your job and at
home ( cooking, gardening, etc
On line games and resources
It’s all about attitude!!!!
We are a team !!!
Let’s work together for success.
•Red or Green Pen
•Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, usually no
homework on Friday, unless the student needs extra
practice, to study for tests and/or quizzes, (or if they
have not been completing their homework!!!)etc.
•Be ready for Pop Quizzes!
•Please tell your child not to wait until the day of
Tests/Quizzes to ask for help…too late!
On line text:
More “Happenings” in Math and Social Studies
Room 611 Theme for 2014 – 2015 school year:
BE PROTECTORS OF OUR FAITH, EACH
OTHER AND CREATION!!!!!
“Let us protect Christ in our lives, so that we can protect
others, so that we can protect creation.
Whenever human beings fail to live up to this responsibility,
whenever we fail to care for creation and for our brothers and
sisters, the way is opened to destruction and hearts are
In the end, everything has been entrusted to our protection,
and all of us are responsible for it. Be protectors of God’s
Sixth Grade Science
*First Quarter: Introduction to Science:
Safety, Science Skills,
Scientific Method, Inquiry,
*Second Quarter: Matter and Motion
*Third Quarter: Rocks, Minerals, Soil
* Fourth Quarter: Cells, the building blocks of all
Sixth Grade Religion
•GOTW, WOW, CP
•Discipleship Thursdays (extra chores)
•Rosary, Prayer Services
•Advent and Lent (Stations of the Cross)
•Faith in Media
Opportunities To Get Outside The Box
Pilgrimage -Our Lady of Consolation Carey, Ohio
• mini-lesson, review,
WHAT IS A SIXTH GRADER?
GOAL #1- START THE JOURNEY.
When we take the first step back,
young people will take the first
independent step forward.
Help your sixth grader in the
Focus on purpose/following directions
Proofreading (for errors, purpose, clarity)
Support the student’s daily monitoring of
web pages, the calendar, assignment notebook
GOAL #2- ADVANCE SKILLS
GOAL #3- To foster growth in faith