Mrs. Riche's Weekly Overview
Week of January 14 , 2019
Spelling: no test this week
** For the remainder of the school year, spelling tests given during each 9 weeks will be averaged and counted as one grade at the end of the 9 weeks.
English Language Arts: Vocabulary test - Thursday
Last week we began discussing the 3rd unit in Reading. Through the reading of a novel and various selections, the students will determine what elements of ancient societies we see in our culture today.
Written language for this unit will include informative/explanatory and argumentative writing.
**Book Report due Thursday, February 7th: Genre - Classic. Students will select a book and begin reading - specific guidelines for the report will be sent home soon.
*Nightly homework - Students will be required to read at least 20 minutes per night and enter a daily response on their "Reading Connections" log. The responses will be shared daily in class.
Math: - Skills test -- Friday
*Monday we will review skills from the first 3 math units covered this year.
*Tuesday and Wednesday we will be taking a mid year assessment in math.
We will begin Unit 4:Expressions and Equations. This unit will be covered in Chapters 6,7 , and 8 of the 6th grade math text.
Virtue of the month --- Humility
**Always refer to the overview for your Social Studies and Science teacher each week.