Educating and Nurturing Since 1953

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7:30am - 5:30pm

Monday - Friday

St Jude School

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Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

6th Grade

Welcome to 6th Grade!

take a look at the homework page for this week’s homework assignments

 

WEEK OF 3/18-3/22 NEWS

Here is what we worked on in 6th grade this week!

ELA:

  • Fiction/Novel: we completed the novel: The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis and we continue to work on the end of novel project (a book jacket)
  • Grammar: compound sentences and appositives
  • Non-fiction/Close Reading– article: King Tut’s Eyebrows (Who, what, where, when) and (Prior knowledge, and prediction) strategies for reading informational text and answering text-based questions with evidence
  • Writing: the research process begins-  the students chose their country from the Eastern Hemisphere to research and picked a book (if available) from the SJS library to start the research process

  • Reading Buddies– with Kindergarten friends on Friday

Social Studies:

  •  Unit 4: Ancient Egypt- topics: pharaohs, the Valley of the Kings

Science:

  • Topic: Simple Machines- lever, pulley, screw, wedge, inclined plane and wheel and axle- quiz

Math:

  • Topic: Ratios and Rates (unit price, comparing rates, constant speed)
  • iReady- a computerized program designed to individualize math instruction and assessment began this week

Religion:

  • Topics:  Lent
  • Activities:  1)40 day Lent challenge homework assignment (how will the students make the most out of the Lenten season by praying, fasting and alms giving) 2) the creation of a private prayer for “Who/what will I be praying for during this Lenten season?”
  • Discussion: fasting for Lent? How can it be meaningful and bring us closer to God?  What can we give up that will make us a better person in the long term, not just the Lenten season?

Upcoming Events:

  • April 11: Spring Concert

 

contact: Mrs. Rodrigue at trodrigue@sjsalbany.org