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What will your students learn in ELA?
In English Language Arts (ELA), we will be:
Reading informative text and literature (both independent and as a class)
Writing argumentative text about literature, informative text, and narratives.
Engaging in collaborative discussions
Practicing and improving on grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
All our instruction will be based on the 6th grade Common Core State Standards.
What will your students learn in science?
In science, we will be learning about several topics including: energy resources, global warming, cells, body systems, and genetics.
What we learn will be based on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
what will your students be learning IN mATH?
Ratios and Proportional Relationships
-Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
The Number System
-Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.
-Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.
Expressions and Equations
-Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.
- Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.
-Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.
Statistics and Probability
-Develop understanding of statistical variability.
What will your students be learning in Social STUDIES?
-Students expand their understanding of history by studying ancient civilizations and how geography played an important role in the development of human history.
-Students learn about the everyday lives, problems, and accomplishments of people, their role in developing social, economic, and political structures, as well as the spreading of ideas in which helped transform the world.
-Students develop higher levels of critical thinking by considering why civilizations developed where and when they did, why they became dominant, and why they declined.
-Students analyze the interactions among the various cultures, emphasizing their enduring contributions.