Welcome to 6th Grade!
Teacher: Ms. April Stich (email@example.com)
This is also the webpage for 8th grade science!
It's been a very busy week. The students worked very hard and their studying paid
off on this first set of tests and quizes. I love how they even quized each other during study!
We have a fun week to look forward to. Thursday is our trip to the Big E!
Be sure students dress approiately for the weather, and wear comfortable sneakers.
Religion- Chapter test 2 moved to Monday, then we will begin our chapter on Creation.
Spelling - Unit 4 - Test Friday
bloom sprout droop crouch annoy vault squawk avoid sought naughty
mound groove foul hoist gloom trout noun roost clause appoint
scoop moist haul loose hawk
bountiful adjoin taut turquoise heirloom
Reading - We will read "Viva New Jersey" and work on skills.
Check out my 6th Grade Literature page on Quizlet.com My class name is "missstich ".
English - We will complete our chapter on sentence structure and continue journal writing.
Science- We will continue to study mitosis and meiosis which leads us to genetics and heredity.
8th Grade Science- We will wrap up our chapter on minerals and have the Chapter 2 Test Wednesday. We will be growing crystals for lab.
We are off to another busy week. Be sure to send in the Big E permission slips. We're all set for chaperones. Thank you very much! You should also be receiving a letter to be able to check into your EduConnect accounts.
Religion - We will distinguish between Old and New Testaments. We will explore how the Bible is set up and where to find various "books."
Quiz - Thursday
Reading - Test Tuesday - "Old Yeller"
We will read "Mother Fletcher's Gift" We will work on vocabulary and character development
Friday - Test on "Mother Fletcher's Gift"
vocab - apparently fixtures flimsy incident subscribe survive
Spelling - Chapter 3
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sponge apply threat myth deny leather rhyme thread meadow ravine
breath measure typical deaf crystal
endeavor oxygen dynamic realm trampoline
English - Tuesday - Quiz on simple subjects, simple predicates, complex subjects and complex predicates.
We will continue to work on sentence sturcture.
Science- Monday - TEST Chapter 1 pages A6-35
We will then begin to explore reproduction and heridity. I can't wait to do the Monster Lab!
Social Studies- Wednesday Test Chapter 1- Paleolithic Era and Old Stone Age
We will then begin our study of the Fertile Crescent .
silt drought levee irrigation erosion cuneiform scribe city-state ziggurat polytheism empire code of law
aqueduct Judaism covenant prophet Torah monotheismRen Commandments Diaspora
We will also do a map activity comparing ancient cities to present day countries, as well as some other map skill lessons.
Grade 8 SCIENCE-
First test was given last week and the students' hard work has paid off. Very nicely done!
This week we will begin our study of Minerals. Students wiill need a margarine container or other disposable plastic, lidded container.