CBS Grade 6 Newsletter

Week 19

Character Trait of the Month:   Initiative

“Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves – and be free”. Cesar Chavez

Curricular Learning

Language Arts

This week, we will introduce short stories based on legends and fables. Towards the end of the week, we will review several aspects such as main ideas, biographies, summaries, poetry, etc.


We will work on geometry and polygons. Classifying and identifying 2-D shapes. Be ready to practice several features in math from last two quarters.


This week we will be learning about properties of air and the laws of motion. We will also review last three units for your upcoming science exam.

Social Studies 

This week we will start traveling to the smallest continent of the world, Australia.

Important Dates:

January 8th  Parent Survey On-line:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BYXJ95V

January 10th  Parent presentation by Dr. Naif – 1:00pm

January 15th Grade 6 Exams (Social Studies – Jan. 15th, English – Jan. 16th, Math – Jan. 17th, Science – Jan. 18th)

January 19th Twin Day


·       Please make sure students have a PROTRACTOR SET for their math class since we are working on measurement, geometry and polygons.

·       Please review your students Communication Book for the most up-to-date information on assigned homework.

·       Please read 20 minutes with your child every day!

·       Since it is winter, the H1N1 virus is floating around. Please ensure students do not attend school if they are sick.

Teacher Email Contact Information:

Mr. Francisco: grade6a@cbskuwait.com

Ms. Sindis: grade6b@cbskuwait.com

CBS Website:  http://www.cbskuwait.com/



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