|CBS Grade 6 Newsletter
|Character Trait of the Month: Courage
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner
We will start our first novel called “On My Honor” by Marion Dane Bauer and the will learn how to work with novel’s elements and structure during our Literacy Block.
We will start a new unit on Fractions. We will be using shapes to identify quarters, halves and whole numbers.
In Science, we are going to be working with the elements of energy and its importance.
We’ll be traveling to our new destination, a new unit about the Asian continent, its history and regions.
April 2nd through 6th – Spring Break week
April 9th – CLASSES Resume
April 9th – After School Clubs start
April 18th to 26th – Map Testing
April 10th & April 17th – Talent Show Auditions
April 20th – Talent Show
· 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! This will improve their reading skills!
· Please help your child memorize the multiplication chart every day.
|Teacher Email Contact Information:
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Ms. Sindis: firstname.lastname@example.org
Timely Arrival – Grades 5 – 6 @ 7:15 a.m. (Note: Any student arriving after 7:30 will be marked late.)
Timely Pick-up: Grades 5 – 6 @ 2:30 p.m. (Note: After 2:45, students will be brought to the late room.)
A reminder that the CBS uniform must be worn every day. P.E. uniforms must also be worn, including running shoes.
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When we compare two things or more, we are looking at the things that are the same.
When we contrast two things or more, we are looking at the things that make them different from each other.
When we want to compare and contrast, we can use a Venn Diagram.
A Venn diagram can help you sort out and analyze similarities and differences.
We can differentiate between facts and opinions because:
Facts are statements that can be proven.
Opinions are statements that cannot be proven.
1.Golf is boring.
2.Pizza is delicious.
3.Math is the hardest subject.
Road trip across Europe
Imagine that you have the opportunity to travel across Europe. Where would you go? Who will go with you? What would you visit? What will you eat?
Your task is to research European travel destinations and create a travel journal for 4 days. It can be one country but visiting 2-4 different cities or travel from one country to another. You need to include:
You will be assessed on the completion of a travel journal with accurate and interesting details of the European destination. You cannot make-up places, not even restaurants; you have to research as if it were a real trip. Due date: March 8, 2017