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CHECK THE 6TH GRADE CALENDAR FOR IMPORTANT DATES
IXL is HERE! Passwords and user ids have been issued. It is a great resource to practice math skills. Students have access to all grade levels and the math activities. Specific assignments will be given for homework, classwork and for spirals.
Book Website Login Information:
login: sas followed by first inital then last name then 21; As example for Jane Doe: sasjdoe21
1st, 2nd, 4th periods:
Current skills: Students will learn Chapter 2 which includes writing variable expressions, simplifying variable expressions and solving one and two step equations. They will begin to write, graph and solve inequalities.
Currently working on Chapter 2 sections 3-4; solving one and two step equations. Students must learn and use the process of inverse operations to solve. Next we will write and solve inequalities.
Identified weakness (adding/subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators). IXL is a great resource for practice.
5th period: ACCELERATED
Current skills: Students will work in Chapter 4, they will write ratios and unit rates, write and solve proportions, and use these skills to solve problems involving similar figures, maps, and scale models.
SPIRALS WILL BE DUE FRIDAYS!
Students will have approximately 3-4 per 9 weeks.
ixl is NOW AVAILABLE!! Students will be assigned ixl assignments which will be graded. Students will be required to reach a percentage goal to receive full credit. Ixl will be used as spirals as well as homework.
Often test and quiz dates are moved....but always back a day or two depending upon class preparedness. Test and quiz dates on the the test calendar in the 6th grade hall as well as the 6th grade calendar on our website.
Daily homework will be posted on the board in my room and not online. 3 POINTS EACH WHEN CHECKED
Supplies needed daily:
book, workbook, sharpened pencil, calculator (used heavily 2nd half of year), binder
Math book and resources:
All students will be issued a math textbook, Prentice Hall Course 2 Mathematics and associated workbook/note taking guide. Students may bring the textbook home however the book and workbook are both accessible on the website. The book's website is a GREAT resource for the students.
Book Website: www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
Students will be using the Course 2 book. Students will also have web access to the Course 1 book (book used in 5th grade and great for review).
Students may purchase a basic function calculator from school, $5.50.