## Welcome 6th Graders

## Homeroom Info

Homeroom is a great way to start the day. You can use this time to get caught up on your work or seek help if you need to. Here are some simple expectation:

You should be doing 1 of 5 things...

1. HOMEWORK or STUDYING

2. READ

3. See other teachers for help

4. Update planner (organize)

5. Activity the teacher asks

You should be doing 1 of 5 things...

1. HOMEWORK or STUDYING

2. READ

3. See other teachers for help

4. Update planner (organize)

5. Activity the teacher asks

## Math: Quick Overview

During this year of mathematics, 6th graders will be using the Math Expressions program. Students will explore a wide variety of topics:

- Unit 1: Rates, Ratios and Proportions
- Unit 2: Area of Polygons
- Unit 3: Operations with Whole Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals
- Unit 4: Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids
- Unit 5: Expressions and Equations
- Unit 6: Volume of a Rectangular Prism
- Unit 7: Ratios and Rates with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
- Unit 8: Analyzing Statistics
- Unit 9: Rational Numbers and the Coordinate Plane

Student grades for Mathematics will be based on a combination of Tests, Quizzes, Homework, and Class Work/Participation:

- 40% Tests
- 35% Quizzes
- 15% Homework
- 10% Class Work/Participation

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## Science: Quick Overview

During this year of science, students will explore a wide variety of topics pertaining to Earth Science:

- Unit 1: Earth’s Surface
- Unit 2: Earth’s History
- Unit 3: Minerals and Rocks
- Unit 4: The Restless Earth

- 40% Tests
- 35% Labs/Quizzes
- 10% Homework
- 15% Class Work/Participation

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