Learning in Yale 24

6th Grade Language Arts and Math

Learning in Yale 24

Scholastic Book Ordering – November

Reading Club Order Due Date : November 21

Shop Online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: GZMR7

Dear Families,

Please remember to place your Reading Club orders by November 21!

You can shop and submit your order online or return the printed order form with payment directly to me. No matter how you order, every purchase you make earns FREE Books and educational supplies for our classroom.

The arrival of the book box is always a highlight-thanks for making it happen!

Happy reading,

Miss Nichols

Ordering online is fast and easy:

  • VISIT scholastic.com/readingclub
  • ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code (GZMR7)
  • SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books, value packs, and Storia eBooks
  • SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
  • All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!

Thursday 11/13/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Readers and Writers! 

Take out:

  1. Agenda, open to weekend reading
  2. Language Arts spiral and green folder from bin
  3. Book(s) to read

You should be in your seat reading or updating your green folder by the second bell.

Per. 1 – Reading & Writing Workshop (8:15-9:42)

 
Feeling and Drafting the Heart of Your Story
Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 minutes a day and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 1-2 sentence summary, parent signature.

2. Continue writing story scenes.

 

Per. 3 – Intervention/Enrichment (9:47-10:31)

Continue Language Arts

Wednesday 11/12/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Readers and Writers! 

Take out:

  1. Agenda, open to weekend reading
  2. Language Arts spiral and green folder from bin
  3. Book(s) to read

You should be in your seat reading or updating your green folder by the second bell.

Per. 2 – Reading & Writing Workshop (8:15-9:42)

 
How to Draft a Scene
Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 minutes a day and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 1-2 sentence summary, parent signature.

2. Continue writing story scenes.

 

Tuesday 11/4/14 Math

Good Afternoon, Mathematicians!

Take Out:

  • HW 1.1.5
  • pencil
  • Math Spiral
1.2.1 How can I represent it? Multiple Representations
What is this? What might it have to do with today’s math?

  • How can the way we arrange things make them easier to count? (penny demonstration)
  • Review the benefits of working in teams:
    • Working in a team provides opportunities to see and discuss multiple approaches to problems.
    • You experience greater learning gains when you have many opportunities to explain your thinking and discuss ideas.
    • Interacting with others gives you the opportunity to become skilled collaborators, which will serve you well in many career paths.
  • Review Team Roles

 

Today’s HW:

  1. Do Exercises 1-46 to 1-50.

Monday 11/3/14 Math

Good Afternoon, Mathematicians!

Take Out:

  • HW 1.1.4
  • pencil
  • Math Spiral
What is this? What might it have to do with math?

1.1.5 How can I make sense of it? Making Sense of a Logic Problem

  • Intro problem 1-33
  • Go over Think-Ink-Pair-Share structure
  • Teacher Demonstration
  • Preview Team Roles
  • Problem 1-34
  • Learning Log Sentence Starters:
    • One thing that helped me make sense of the problem today was…
    • Another helpful thing was…
    • I offered the hint or asked the question…
    • In order to help another student make sense of this problem I would…

 

Today’s HW:

  1. Study Math Notes on Conjecture and Justify and do Exercises 1-36 to 1-40.