Sixth Grade

2020-2021 Sixth Grade Instructional Schedule

Monday Daily Schedule

     Time                          Subject
9:15-9:45

Morning Meeting

9:45-12:15

Independent Learning or Specialized Instruction

 

Tuesday - Friday Daily Schedule

Time

Subject

9:15-9:45

Morning Meeting

9:45-11:00

Specialized Instruction/Other Activities

11:00-11:15

BREAK

11:15-12:15

Language Arts

12:15-1:15

Lunch & Family Activities

1:15-2:15

Math

2:15-2:25

BREAK

2:25-3:00

Science/Social Studies

3:00-3:40

Specials

3:40-4:15

Parent Partnerships

2020-2021 Sixth Grade Specials Schedule

 

Samuels

Amaya

White

Tuesday

PE

Music

Art

Wednesday

Art

PE

Music

Thursday

Music

Art

PE

Friday

PE

PE

PE

Big Ideas - September 8 - September 18

Language Arts

  • Readers and writers use what they know about themselves to make decisions about how they work independently during the workshop.
  • Readers are flexible in their thinking, using discussion to uncover layers of meaning.

Math

  • Represent relationships between quantities using ratios, and will use appropriate notations, such as a/b, a to b, and a:b.
  • Represent and determine equivalencies among fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and percents.

Science

  • Investigate and understand that the solar system is organized and the various bodies in the solar system interact.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices

Social Studies

  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship, both on and offline, and construct an understanding of the Student Rights and Responsbilities (including Digital Citizenship) by showing respect for rules and laws while collaborating, compromising, and participating in classroom activities

Big Ideas - September 22 - October 9

Language Arts

  • Readers and writers use what they know about themselves to make decisions about how they work independently during the workshop.
  • Readers are flexible in their thinking, using discussion to uncover layers of meaning.
  • Readers and writers use what they know about themselves to make decisions about how they work independently during the workshop.
  • Writers match their choice of genre and form with the purpose of their writing.
  • Writers recognize the impact their piece has on the audience.

Math

  • Represent relationships between quantities using ratios, and will use appropriate notations, such as a/b, a to b, and a:b.
  • Represent and determine equivalencies among fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and percents.

Science

  • Investigate and understand that the solar system is organized and the various bodies in the solar system interact.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices

Social Studies

  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship, both on and offline, and construct an understanding of the Student Rights and Responsibilities (including Digital Citizenship) by showing respect for rules and laws while collaborating, compromising, and participating in classroom activities
  • Locate, describe, and compare/contrast the distinct features of geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Basin and Range, Coastal Range
  • Locate major water features and evaluate their importance to the early history of the United States
  • Locate where American Indians lived, focusing on Inuit (Arctic), Kwakiutl (Northwest), Lakota (Plains), Pueblo (Southwest), and Iroquois (Eastern Woodlands), making connections between past and present

Big Ideas - Week of October 12 - October 30

Language Arts

  • Readers evaluate character development against their own experiences to create new understandings about life lessons.
  • Readers recognize and compare multiple points of view and cite evidence to substantiate them through discussion or writing.
  • Readers analyze the choices the writer/illustrator makes to construct power, position, and perspectives.
  • Writers develop the conflict by placing true-to-life characters into a historical context.
  • Writers use elaboration techniques (dialogue, character & setting description) to reveal the historical time period.
  • Writers bring out personal or historical conflicts to reveal recurring themes.

Math

  • Multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers.
  • Solve single-step and multistep practical problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and mixed numbers.
  • Solve multistep practical problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.

Science

  • Investigate and understand that the solar system is organized and the various bodies in the solar system interact.
  • Student will investigate and understand that there are relationships between the sun, Earth, and the moon.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices.

Social Studies

  • Students will construct an understanding of the cultural and economic interactions between Europeans and American Indians to analyze what led to cooperation and conflict, with emphasis on the American Indian and European concept of land.
  • Describe and analyze motivations for, obstacles to, and land claims of the Spanish, French, Portuguese, and English explorations.
  • Describe how the environment and resources of early American Indian tribes impacted their daily life, making connections between past and present.  

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