E. H. Sutherland Elementary School
10015 S. Leavitt Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
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Ms. Rose Pickett
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6th Grade (Level 1 IB) - 4th Quarter Objectives 2012/13
English Language Arts
- Read and comprehend a variety of literature and literary nonfiction texts.
- Cite textual evidence to support analysis for both literature and informational text.
- Determine how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
- Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of theme, setting, or plot..
- Write compositions for a variety of purposes, with a focus on inform and explain
- Write analyses to develop either an argument or explanation based on the ideas and facts gathered through the reading of short and extended texts.
- Use informational pieces as mentor text(s) to support the development of students’ informational writing
- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
We are now upon the 4th Quarter. during this quarter we will complete 6th grade mathematics by exploring the concepts and skills dealing with data collection and analysis (Chapter 6), integers and the coordinate plane (Chapter 9), and functions (chapter 10). 6th grade students will complete 2-4 projects this quarter and review real world articles that explore the mathematical concepts. (Scholastic Math). Please encourage your students to continue to work on Study Island (Common Core Standards) and review NWEA/MAP RIT Band sites on the Sutherland webpage. Please feel free to email me at email@example.com if you have any comments/questions/concerns.
-Students will explore the Ancient Orient including: Trade along the Silk Road, Inventions from China, Religions of the East, and the Orient's influence on Western development.
- Students will continue along the A.D. side of the timeline through the Dark Ages into Medieval times.
- Students will explore different cultures through the prism of the Fundamental Needs of People system.
- Know and apply concepts, principles, and process of scientific inquiry.
- Understand and practice safety in the lab.
- Read and understand scientific information using a variety of strategies.
- Know and apply concepts that describe the interaction between science, technology, and society
- Conduct research projects
- Know and apply concepts that describe the interaction between science, technology, and society.
- Know and apply concepts that explain the composition and structure of the universe and Earth’s place in it.
- Simulate, analyze and explain the effects of gravitational force in the solar system.
If you have any questions or 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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