Week 30 Newsletter

CBS Grade 6 Newsletter

Week 30

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

Curricular Learning

Language Arts

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.

Social Studies 

We’ll be traveling to our new destination, a new unit about the Asian continent, its history and regions.

Important Dates:

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:

Mr. Francisco: grade6a@cbskuwait.com

Ms. Sindis: grade6b@cbskuwait.com

Important Reminders:

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.

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

Newsletter – Week 25


Character Trait of the Month:  Collaboration

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Curricular Learning

Language Arts 

We will be finishing off legends this week. We will also present our final copies of our legends to the class. Final copies must be typed and submitted by Monday, Feb 27.


We will learn different strategies for multiplying and dividing two-digit by two-digit equations. Please make sure that the multiplication chart is memorized.

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Newsletter-Week 21


Character Trait of the Month: Initiative

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” – Khalil Gibran

Curricular Learning

Language Arts:

This week, we will be working on our own, original fable. We will practice proofreading and editing our own work before making the final copy.


This week we will continue learning about angles and different types of triangles. We will practice using our protractor and estimate angles.


In Science we are learning about the properties of air and the principles of flight.

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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.

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