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Math:

6th grade math curriculum uses the Connected Math Program which is language based and organized into various units. The students are learning the pre-algebra process for completing math problems.

Science:

6th grade science curriculum is based on the state standards for science. The four main concepts we cover in class are: Weather, Earth's Changing Surface, Earth and Solar System & Water: the Human Impact.

Social Studies:

6th grade social studies curriculum is aligned with the state standards for social studies. The units include: Map Skills (integrated throughout the year), Canada, Southeast Asia (with an emphasis on China and Japan), & Europe. Current events will also be included when relevant.

Language Arts:

6th grade language encompasses reading, writing, listening & speaking skills. The Reader's and Writer's Workshop Model is used. We will utilize mentor texts to model exemplary reading and writing techniques.

Classroom Expectations ~ Our team expectations are based upon DePaolo Patriot Pride:

Take Pride in Yourself...

  • Be on time with materials
  • Listen and follow directions
  • Participate actively
  • Strive for excellence
  • Complete all in and out of class assignments
  • Inform teachers in advance if you will miss class time

Take Pride in Each Other...

  • Be courteous
  • Keep hands, feet & objects to yourself ~ respect personal space
  • Respect other people's property

Take Pride in Your School...

  • If required by teacher, keep book covered
  • Use classroom materials appropriately
  • Leave classroom in good condition
  • Keep desks and walls free of graffiti
  • Recycle appropriately
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