E. H. Sutherland Elementary School
10015 S. Leavitt Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
Ms. Maria Pullos Counselor
Case Manager .5
IB coordinator .5
IB coordinator .5
Ms. Rose Pickett
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Handbook in pdf format.
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Matrix of School Wide Expectations.
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6th Grade (Level 1 IB) - 2nd Quarter Objectives 2013/14
English Language Arts
- Read a variety of literature focusing on the themes of Courage, and Survival
- Writing in response to literature
- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details
- Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- Write compositions of one and/or more paragraphs
- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
- Use argument pieces to support the development of argumentative writing
- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening
- Thanksgiving math project to go home on Nov 22 and will be due upon the Dec 2 return.
- Please check the portal weekly
- Please check your child's planner nightly
- Please check sutherlandmath.wikisapces.com for math information for 6th grade students.
- Students will continue to work on problems solving, operations with decimals, number theory and fractions.
- Students will have opportunities for extra credit opportunities in math by completing assigned lessons on Study Island, and Winter break packet (skill review & enrichment).
- Students will also be given their 2nd Quarter Math Project options to be turned in upon their return from winter break.
- World Geography unit featuring desk top world map.
- Study of Old World (Africa, Asia, Europe) geography.
- Human interactions in the geographic environment.
- Study of land / water forms as they meet needs of people.
- Resume study of Ancient civilizations including Greece and Rome.
- Know and apply concepts, principles, and process of scientific inquiry
- Understanding and practicing safety in the lab
- Read and understand scientific information using a variety of strategies
- Conduct research projects
- Know and apply concepts that describe the interaction between science, technology, and society.
- Understand the theory of plate tectonics
- Understand forces of the Earth that create earthquakes, and volcanoes
- Understand other processes related to changing Earth’s surface
If you have any questions and concerns, please feel free to call us at 535-2580. Thank you for your cooperation and support.
Mrs. Baker-Dixon 209
Mr. Cahill 210
Ms. Sanders 212
Helpful 6th Grade Websites
6th grade math is online at www.classzone.com
6th grade humanities is online at www.classzone.com
5th through 8th grade vocabulary is online at www.sadlier-oxford.com
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