6th Grade – Rafter

March Newsletter

Reading–   The sixth grade will continue to work on Daily 5. We will continue to read together The Vile Village. For March Reading month, I will be giving students a reading log to fill out for homework.

Math–    We will be expanding their knowledge in Geometry. We will explore different shapes as well as angles. We will begin reviewing many objectives from this year.

Science-   In Science, we will continue learning about optics and the properties of reflection and refraction. The whole class will investigate the scientific method through experiments.

Social Studies-   In Social Studies, we will investigate economics. We will examine how governments influence the economies of their countries as well as the economies of other countries. We will explain the interdependency of economic policies between countries.

Teacher MessageThe class is doing well. I am very happy at how many students are working hard on their extra math packets. We will continue to work hard in every subject.
This month’s character counts is Trustworthiness. We will be talking about what it means to be trustworthy.

At Home- Here are a couple of websites that will help your child practice their Language Arts skills: http://www.funenglishgames.com  This website allows students to practice punctuation, word types, and sentence structure.
https://www.funbrain.com This website has a game called Grammar Gorilla. The game lets you practice all the parts of speech.