Keep in mind that we will continue our Short Story writing activities next week. Keep looking for and thinking of ideas, characters, possible plots, conflicts, motivations, complications, etc...

**Remember to keep up the home reading!!**

Students also need to continue working on IXL. Check Math page for instructions.

Don't forget your reading logs!!!

2017/18: Regular homework for the whole year: Students in 6P should be reading each night, and practicing math facts every second night.

** A gentle reminder to parents and students of 6P: An ELA, Math or Science homework assignment should never take longer than 30 minutes! If you are unable to finish in 30 minutes or less please bring it back to school and speak with me. We will work out a strategy for getting it completed together at school.**

All students in 6p are reminded that they should be working on their math facts regularly at home. Here is a link to the program that will be used for most of our math homework

http://ca.ixl.com/

We are focusing on multiplying whole numbers in class so here is a good place for students to start: http://ca.ixl.com/math/grade-6/multiply-whole-numbers

Students can also try different grade levels in the ixl website to best meet their individual needs.

Any students that need assistance with their user name or password are asked to speak to Mr. Peterson.

**You will need to show/prove to me how many handshakes would occur between 2 people, 3 people, 4, 5, ... 10, and try to use a formula or pattern to determine how many handshakes would occur between 25 people. You need to make a chart, use some diagrams, and discover and explain a pattern! Good luck!!**

__The Handshake Problem__Students should also try to finish the What is Science assignment: "Do you get the gist?"

Please complete the assignment from the following link: Guess and Check Problems

Feb. 3: Please complete the assignment from the following link: text pg. 70

January 22: You should be working on our Algebra and Equations practice package for approximately 20 minutes this weekend. Here is a link if you forgot yours at school: Algebra/Equations

January 18: The following 2 pages will be an excellent resource for our upcoming "SURPRISE" quiz: Review

January 14: click on the following link for today's assignment - pages 13 - 15 #1 - 11

January 8:

Click on the following link: pages 8 - 11 Read over the first tow pages and then complete questions 1 - 6. This should be completed by Tuesday Jan. 12.

POTW #1: THE CHECKERBOARD PROBLEM

DETERMINE HOW MANY SQUARES THERE ARE IN TOTAL ON A CHECKERBOARD. (8 x 8)

Here is a link for patterns practice and here is another: Patterns and Expressions

Students are reminded that they need to be routinely working on Math facts and using IXL lessons

__5 - 10 minutes every second night.__

**at least**June 5: Check Science page for Space Test Review

June 4: Please be sure to watch this 5 minute video on how to use a protractor.

Here are a couple more links to help you with using a protractor:

1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpDbxbFtMM8

2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7ZQc8CWdCw

June 3: We will be having a SPACE TEST next Wednesday, June 10. You should begin looking through your duotang and be thinking of questions that I will likely ask on the test.

May 29: Geometry Worksheets: Lessons 1,2, and 3 are due on Tuesday, June 2.

May 25: Diversity of Living Things assignment is overdue!! Check below.

The following IXL assignments should be worked on between today and next Wednesday, June 3: Geometry - Lessons x.17 and x.18

Measurement - Lessons L.1 and L.2

Money - Lessons E.1 - E.6

May 21: Please begin working on IXL Lessons 1 and 2 in the Geometry Unit.

May 21: Please check our Math page for important geometry links.

May 14: Please complete the following assignment that is related to our field trip: Diversity of Living Things

Please have this assignment completed by Wednesday, May 20.

May 13: Fractions Duotangs need to be handed in by Tuesday, May 19. Click on the following link for a list of required assignments. Fractions Duotang

April 30: Please complete the following Math assignment by Monday, May 4

Fractions practice

April 27: We will be presenting our Solar System Mini Projects on Thursday and Friday of this week. Please check our Science page for suggestions.

April 23: Please complete IXL Fractions Lesson Q. 8 by Monday April 27.

April 16: The following link has two pages that are due Monday April 20: Mixed Numbers/ Improper Fractions

April 13: For the next two weeks students need to be working on the assignments found on the following Link: http://www.nelson.com/mathfocus/grade6/student/tryout.html

Please work on all lessons from Chapter 7: Fractions. You should be completing one lesson every 2 days from now until April 27.

April 13: Please be sure to keep up with our IXL practice. You should be working on the Fractions and Mixed Numbers assignments. Q.1 and Q.2 should be finished by Friday April 17.

March 24: Please complete the following by Thursday, March 26:

review pages 106 - 107

March 19: For Monday, March 23 please finish the following assignments if you have not already done so. (Remember to see me if you have any concerns or questions regarding any of our assignments) click on the following links:

1) Long Division Practice

2) The Locker Problem

3) Pages 92 - 95

March 3: Please complete #1 - 7 on the following link by Monday March 9.

Organized Lists #1 - 7

March 3: Our final activity/project for our flight unit will be presented on Friday March 6.

Students will need to have their Design Process Aircrafts completed and ready for presentation.

March 3: the following lesson in our Nelson Link needs to be completed by Friday: Lesson 6 - Solve Problems Using an Organized List

Feb. 12: There will be a Science Test on "Air and Flight" on Monday Feb. 23. the review will need to be completed by Friday Feb. 20. Check our Science page!!

Feb. 12: Please complete your "Licorice Machine" 1 - 100 for Friday Feb. 13.

Feb. 6: Please work on IXL Lesson M.3 (Prime Factorization) which will be due on Tuesday Feb. 10. Check below to make sure previous homework assignments are completed.

Feb. 4: Please complete the following by Friday Feb. 6:

Identify all of the factors for the following(be sure to show your work):

a) 16

b) 17

c) 150

d) 144

e) 57

Bonus) 91

Jan. 28: Please complete the following IXL assignment by Friday, Jan. 30:

Grade 6 Skills, Number Theory, M.2 Identify Factors

By next Wednesday Feb. 5 you will also need to have finished the following:

Grade 6 Skills, Number Theory, M.5 Greatest Common Factors, and

Grade 6 Skills, Number Theory, M.1 Prime or Composite

By next Wednesday Feb. 5 you will also need to record in your Math notebook the following: (Use IXL to help with the following)

A) definitions and examples of 1) prime numbers 2) composite numbers

B) definition and examples of greatest common factor, and examples to show an understanding of how to find the greatest common factor

**There will be a short Math quiz on these topics in the near future!**

Jan. 22: The following Math assignment is due on Monday, January 26: Please click here

Jan. 22: Check our Science page for information about Flight Week!

Jan. 8: We will have a "surprise" Math test next Wednesday, Jan.14. Please see the following link as it will prove to be an excellent resource for preparing for the test. Be sure to speak to me by Tuesday, Jan. 13 if you are having any concerns with the review.

Order of operations and equations review

Jan. 5: Please check our math page for Order of Operations practice. Check below for assignments that are due this week.

Dec. 18: Students are reminded that during our first week back in January you will be expected to hand in the Equations Practice assignment(see link below). Students also need to look up the term

*AIRFOIL. Please complete a definition, a diagram that clearly shows air flow, and an explanation of how an airfoil helps with the flight of animals and aircraft.*Dec. 11: People who asked for some extra practice with equations please check the following links:

Equations practice

Toothpick Problem

Toothpick Problem answer key

Please also remember to use the lesson in IXL under Algebra(One step equations with whole numbers)

Dec. 5:

Division practice questions for anyone who did not get finished during class time: Division practice

Students are asked to complete the following IXL lesson on equations this weekend: http://ca.ixl.com/math/grade-6/solve-one-step-equations-with-whole-numbers

Students are also asked to work on the introduction to our Air and Flight Unit.

1) complete a

__of an Air and Flight title page (at least one large diagram and several small drawings of items related to the air and flight concept)__

**rough draft**2) begin a KWL page on Air and Flight - K section lists things you already know

W section lists questions that you have about the topic, and the L section will be filled in as we learn new things

Nov. 27:

Students are asked to complete their division worksheet for Monday, Dec. 1. Please check our math page for some reminders on long division.

Please remember that our Science assignment is due on Wednesday, Dec. 3. (Flight Research)

Nov. 14:

Be sure to complete all overdue assignments. (ex. Do you get the "GIST"?, 2 Math Patterns sheets.)

Students should also be working on the "PATTERNS" practice questions that can be found on our Math page. Click on the Algebra-Patterns link.

POTW #2 is due on Wednesday Nov. 19. Check our Problems of the Week Page.

Oct. 15:

Please check problems of the week link at the top of the page for potw#1. **B

__e sure to show and explain all of the steps you use to solve the problem__** Due next Thursday, Oct. 23

## Oct. 14:

Math basic skills packages are now past due. Please hand in asap if you have not already done so.

You should be finished #1 from our Science assignment, and be planning for #2(What is science Title page)

remember ixl expectations!!

Oct. 1: students have received or will soon receive a math basic skills booklet that needs to be completed by next Friday, oct. 10.

Sept. 24: Students need to log on to ixl by Friday sept. 26 and begin working on the following activity:

http://ca.ixl.com/math/grade-6/place-values-in-whole-numbers

sept. 17: students' "I wonder..." projects are due on Monday sept.29. students are reminded to check our science page to make sure all expectations for their presentation and project are being met

sept. 17: all students in 6p and 6a are reminded that they should be working on their math facts regularly at home. here is a link to the program that will be used for most of our math homework

http://ca.ixl.com/

we are focusing on multiplying whole numbers in class so here is a good place for students to start: http://ca.ixl.com/math/grade-6/multiply-whole-numbers

students can also try different grade levels in the ixl website to best meet their individual needs.

any students that need assistance with their user name or password are asked to speak to mr. Peterson.

Sept. 5, 2014

****remember to complete your "I wonder ideas..."****

Have a nice weekend, see you on Monday!

Sept. 3, 2014

for this week in science we will be working on an assignment called

"I wonder..."

students are asked to think about things that they wonder about, especially things that have a science connection. By Friday sept. 5 students will need a list of 5 things that they wonder about.