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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, September 20th.
 
1. Extra Credit #5 ended today.
 
2. Due tomorrow - complete today's activity on Volume.  There were 3 mini activities you were to complete in class.  If you did not finish one then complete it at home tonight.  This is page 5 in your Science Journal.  We will grade this in class tomorrow.
 
3. You should be turning in your field trip permission form and $4.00 to your homeroom teacher this week.  We will be spending part of our day on October 10th at Mt. Sac. College.  You will need to bring a lunch or buy a lunch from South Pointe.  Thank you !!
 
***  Have a good Wednesday !!  See you tomorrow. ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, September 21st.
 
1. Due Tuesday - complete the worksheet on Finding Volume of Rectangular Prisms.  We will grade this next Tuesday in class.  This is page 6 in your Science Journal.  Today we did laptops on Volume.  Check your laptop grade on Parent Portal for today's laptop activities.
 
2. Your Mt. Sac Field Trip forms and money are now due.  Please turn this into your homeroom teacher.  We will be spending part of our day on October 10th at Mt. Sac. doing some cool science stuff.  This should be fun !!
 
***  Have a great Thursday !!  ***

Past Assignments

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6th Grade Earth Science Homework - Tuesday, September 19th.
 
1. Extra Credit #5 ends tomorrow.  This is optional.
 
2. Due tomorrow - complete today's activity on Reading a Metric Ruler. If you did not finish both sides in class today then finish this at home.  I will be collecting today's activity for a grade on Parent Portal tomorrow.  No blank spaces !   Thank you !!
 
3. Our Mt. Sac. Field Trip is on October 10th.  Please get your forms and $4.00 into your homeroom teacher this week.  Thank you !!
 
***  See you tomorrow !! ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Monday, September 18th.
 
1. Extra Credit #5 ends on Wednesday.  This is on the back of page 3 of your Science Journal. Take the 10 question Quick Quiz on a separate sheet of paper and turn in for up to 10 extra credit points.  This is optional.
 
2. We are collecting permission slips and $4.00 this week for our October 10th field trip.  If you want to buy a South Pointe lunch then fill out the other form.  If you are bringing your own lunch then do not fill out the lunch form. Thank you !!
 
3. Today we did Laptops on Temperature.  Check Parent Portal for today's laptop grade.  Did you finish the activity ?  Were you focused while working on the assignment ?  If so you should have had an A grade for today.  Thank you for working hard during class. We will continue our study of Tools and Measurement this week.
 
***  Have a great Monday !! ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Friday, September 15th.
 
1. Extra Credit #5 ends next Wednesday.  This is the Quick Quiz on the back of page 3 in your #2 Science Journal.  Please complete the quiz on a separate sheet of paper answering the questions in complete sentences.  Extra credit is optional.
 
2. Our Mt. Sac. Field Trip is on October 10th.  Please fill our the permission slip and send $4.00 to your child's homeroom teacher.  We must bring lunches with us.  You can bring your own or fill out the lunch form and return it with your permission slip. South Pointe will then make a sack lunch for your child to take.  The lunch will be charged to your child's lunch account.  Thank you !!
 
3. Your #2 Science Journal on Tools of Earth Science should now have pages 1 to 3 completed inside your binder or folder.  Thank you for staying organized !!  Have you checked Parent Portal lately for your current science grades ?
 
***  Have a great weekend !!  ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, September 14th.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete your DR Notes for 2-1 on Tools and Measurement.  Use pages 44 to 49 to finish notes 1 to 31.  You do  not have to do the Vocabulary tonight.  We will grade this in class tomorrow.
 
2. Extra Credit # 5 is due next Wednesday.  This is the Quick Quiz on the back of tonight's homework.  You must take the quiz on a separate sheet of paper.  This is optional.
 
3. On October 10th we will spend the school day at Mt Sac looking over their science department.  The information went home yesterday.  Please fill out the form and send it back with $4.00 to your child's homeroom teacher.  The form and money is due at the end of next week.  Thank you !!
 
***  Have a great Thursday !!  See you tomorrow. ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, September 13th.
 
1. Due Friday - complete your DR Notes for 2-1 on Tools and Measurement.  Use pages 44 to 49 in your textbook to finish notes 1 to 31.  You do not have to do the Vocabulary for homework.
 
2. Due next Wednesday - Extra Credit #5 on the back of page 3 in your #2 Science Journal ends on 9 / 20.  You must complete the ten questions on a line sheet of paper.  I need complete sentences but you don't need to recopy the question.  This is optional.
 
3. Please return your Science Field Trip form and $4.00 to your homeroom teacher.  This is our trip to Mt. Sac on October 10th. We need all forms and money by the end of next week.  Students need to bring a lunch or buy a sack lunch from our school.  Please fill out the lunch form and return it with your field trip form if you are buying a school lunch.   Thank you !!
 
***  See you tomorrow !  ***
 
 

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Tuesday, September 12th.
 
1. Extra Credit # 4 ends tomorrow.  This is on the back of page 14 in Science Journal #1.  It is optional.
 
2. Test #1 makeup was today.  If you were not here then be ready to take it tomorrow.  If you were here last Friday to take the test then your grade is now on Parent Portal.  Check it out !!
 
3. Due tomorrow - complete page 1 of your new Science Journal #2.  Side one should have been finished in class.  Side two needs to be completed at home.  You are making a map from our science room to one other location on campus.  Use symbols to take me to that location.  You do not need to show the whole school.  Good luck !!
 
***  Have a great Tuesday evening !!  See you tomorrow. ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Friday, September 8th.
 
1. How well did you do on today's first Science Test ?  Was you Science Journal ready for grading today ?  Please check Parent Portal for your Science Journal grade this weekend.  I will enter your test grade next week.
 
2. Extra Credit #4 ends next Wednesday.  This is the Quick Quiz on the back of page 14 in your Science Journal.  There are nine questions you need to answer in a complete sentence on a sheet of paper.  This is optional.
 
3. If your #1 Science Journal was graded today you may then empty out the pages (1 to 15).  Leave the pages at home with your Earth Science Book.  Paper clip them together and save them. I will call a few of them back in April and May for extra credit points.  Thank you !!
 
***  Enjoy your weekend !! For Monday 6th graders are to wear a red shirt.  We as a school are remembering 9 / 11. Thank you !!  ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Monday, September 11th.
 
1. Test # 1 makeup is tomorrow.  If you were absent on Friday then you need to be ready to take the test and have your journal here ready for grading.
 
2. If I graded your Science Journal #1 on Friday then you may empty out the pages, paper clip them together and leave them at home.  Some of your old journals will become extra credit during the second semester.  Please save them !  Thank you !
 
3. Today we began our study of Tools of  Earth Science.  We opened up with Laptops on Metric Units.  Check Parent Portal for your laptop grade, test grade, and journal grade.  I have added three new grades since Friday.
 
***  Today we remembered 9 / 11.  See you tomorrow ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, September 7th.
 
1. Tonight - prepare for Test # 1 on The Nature of Earth Science / Chapter # 1.
-  In your textbook we covered pages 8 to 29.   We covered three main topics :  Thinking Like a Scientist,  The Scientific Method, and Safety in Science.
-  In our Science Journal we added pages 1 to 15.  These pages should be numbered, in order. and completed.  I will be grading this tomorrow for an organization grade.  It will be worth 30 points on Parent Portal.
-  You may create a Study Buddy for the test.  Using one sheet of paper (two sides) fill in as many notes from Chapter #1 that might help you on the test.  You may then use this on the test and then turn in for up to 10 extra credit points on Parent Portal. This is optional.
2. Extra Credit #4 ends on September 13th. This is on the back of page 14 in your Science Journal.
It is called a Quick Quiz and there are nine questions to answer.  If you complete all nine with complete sentences it will be worth nine extra credit points.  This is optional.
 
***  Tomorrow is your first Test in Science.  Also it is your first Science Journal grade. I am letting you use your journal on the first test.  Good luck !!  See you tomorrow. *** 

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, September 6th.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete your DR Notes for 1-3 on Safety in Science.  Use pages 24 to 29 in your textbook to finish notes 1 to 21.  You must complete notes 1 to 21 for grading tomorrow.  We will finish the vocabulary puzzle in class.
2. Test # 1 on the Nature of Earth Science will be on Friday.  I will allow you to use your science journal on this first test.
3. Science Journal #1 is due for grading on Friday.  Currently your journal has pages 1 to 14 inside your binder or folder. Tonight's notes are page 14.
4. Extra Credit # 3 is due Friday.  For Friday's Test you can create a Study Buddy to use on the test. A Study Buddy is one sheet of paper where you can place any amount of notes that might help you for the test.  This test is on Chapter #1 of your science book.  You have two sides to pack with notes that may help you to remember things for the test.  At the end of the period you will turn in your Study Buddy for extra credit points on Parent Portal (worth up to 10 points). This is optional.
 
***  Enjoy your Wednesday !!  See you tomorrow. ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Tuesday, September 5th.
 
1. Tomorrow I will grade your August Agenda.  I will be grading pages 10 to 15 for a total of 14 points. All 14 boxes for the month should be filled in for science.
 
2. Test #1 on the Nature of Earth Science will be this Friday.  Also Science Journal #1 will be due on Friday.  I will be grading this on organization. Were all the pages in order, numbered, and completed for this section? If so you should receive an A on this assignment.
 
3. Today was our Laptop Day on Safety in Science.  Check Parent Portal tonight for the grade you received.  Did you finish all five steps today on your laptop ?
 
***  Happy Labor Day !!  Hopefully you enjoyed your three day weekend.  See you tomorrow. ***

Due:

 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Friday, September 1st.
 
1. I will grade your August Science Agenda next Wednesday.  I will be grading pages 10 to 15 worth a total of 14 points.  Today's periods were to short to grade all of them.  Tuesday when you return we will have laptops on Safety.
2. Your #1 Journal should now have pages 1 to 13 inside your folder or binder.  All the pages should be numbered and in order.  No loose papers !!  All of them should be in the rings or brads on your journal.  Thank you for staying organized !!
3. Test # 1 on The Nature of Earth Science will be next Friday.  We will talk about this next week.  Your first science journal will also be due on this day.
 
*** Enjoy your three day weekend !  Happy Labor Day on Monday !!  See you on Tuesday. ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, August 30th.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete side one of Safety Symbols in Science worksheet. You do not need to do the backside tonight.  We did number one together in class today.  Some numbers need more than one letter on the blank.  Thank you for trying hard !!
 
2. Extra Credit number two ended today.  I will be adding these extra credit points to your Parent Portal grade this week.
 
*** This is Spirit Week here at South Pointe. Tomorrow is Logo Day.  Wear a shirt that has a logo on it.  See you tomorrow !  ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, August 31st.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete side two of page 12 in your science journal.  Follow the directions on back of page 12. You only have to do one answer for each safety situation.  So there will be some blanks on this side.
2. Today we completed writing in our agenda for the month of August.  I will grade pages 10 to 15 in your journal tomorrow.  You should have copied 14 boxes for the month of August.  I am only grading the science boxes.  Thank you for staying organized this year !
 
*** Tomorrow ends Spirit Week.  Tomorrow is Sports Day !  Wear a shirt or sport attire of a favorite pro team, college team, or a jersey from a team you have played on.  See you tomorrow !!

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Friday, August 25th.
 
1. Extra Credit #2 is due on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week.  Follow the rubric on page 7 of your journal if you choose to do this extra credit.  Extra credit is optional.
 
2. As we leave for the weekend our Science Journal #1 should have pages 1 to 10 inside your folder or binder.  Each page should be numbered in the bottom right hand corner.  Thank you for staying organized this year !!
 
3. This would be a good time to check Parent Portal for your current Earth Science grade.  Make sure you are checking this on a regular basis.  Thank you !
 
*** Have a great weekend !  Next week is Spirit Week.  Monday is bring a small stuffed animal.  Tuesday is Disney Day.  Wear something with a Disney theme ( shirt, hat, ears, etc. ) ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, August 24th.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete your DR notes on 1-1 Thinking Like a Scientist.  Use pages 7 to 14 in your textbook to answer any questions you are not sure about.  We will grade this tomorrow in class.
2. Extra Credit #2 is due on August 29th or 30th.  The rubric for this extra credit is on page 7 of your science journal.  This one could earn you up to 20 extra credit points.  Extra credit this year is optional.
3. We will complete today's activity in class tomorrow.
 
***  Have a great first late start day !!  See you tomorrow. ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, August 23rd.
 
1. Due Friday - complete your Directed Reading (DR) Notes for 1-1 Thinking Like a Scientist. Use pages 7 to 14 in your textbook to complete notes 1 to 28. We will grade 1 to 28 on Friday in class. This is page 8 in your science journal.  We will finish today's activity on page 7 in your journal tomorrow in class.  Great job today !! 
2. Today I gave you extra credit #2.  The directions are on page 7 of your journal.  If you would like to do this extra credit you may turn it in on August 29th or 30th.  This is worth up to 20 extra points in science. Extra credit is optional.
 
***  Have a great Wednesday !! See you tomorrow. ***
 
 

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Tuesday, August 22nd.
 
1. Due tomorrow - complete side two of today's activity on Famous Scientists.  We completed side one together in class and we started side two.  This is page 6 in your science journal.
2. Tomorrow I will be collecting page 4 in your journal for a Parent Portal grade.  This is your Filmstrip on the Six Characteristics of Being a Good Scientist using pages 8 to 11 in your textbook.
 
*** Thank you for all your hard work these first few days of school.  Today we began our first day of rotation. Hopefully you found this easy to follow.  See you tomorrow ! ***

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6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Friday, August 18th.
 
1. Due Tuesday - Complete your Filmstrip on the six characteristics of being a good scientist.  Use page 8 to 11 in your textbook to finish side 1. We will complete side 2 on Tuesday before turning this in.  This should be page 4 of your journal.
2. Today I collected What Is Science ?  for your first Parent Portal grade.  Did you turn yours in today ?  This was page 3 in your journal.  I now have page 3.
3. Today's Lab on A Little Bit of Science we will grade on Tuesday.  Make sure you remember your bag number and what you brought.  Thank you for bringing this in today.  This should now be page 5 of your science journal.
 
*** Congratulations !!  You just finished your first week of middle school.  Enjoy your weekend !  See you on Monday. *** 

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Thursday, August 17th.
 
1. Tonight is Back to School Night.  I hope to see all of you there !  Thank you !
2. Due Tuesday - complete our Characteristics of Being a Scientist Activity.  Using pages 8 to 11 in your textbook find the six major characteristics and fill the filmstrip for each one.  The directions are on the paper.
3 Due tomorrow - Tomorrow is our lab on the Nature of Earth Science.  Follow the directions for this lab in your journal and bring in one item in a bag for our lab.  Thank you !!
4. Due tomorrow - turn in What Is Science ? which is page 3 in your journal for your first science grade on Parent Portal.  On back is an optional extra credit.
 
***  Have a great night !! See you tomorrow. ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Wednesday, August 16th.
 
1. Due Friday - read over Friday's Lab and bring in your bag with one item inside.  The item should be non-living and safe for everyone.  Do not tell anyone what is inside your bag.  Keep it a secret !! Thank you !!
2. What Is Science ? and the extra credit (optional) on back is due on Friday.  I will be collecting this page for your first Parent Portal grade this year.  Make sure you have done your best and it is all finished for a great grade.
3. Tomorrow night is Back to School Night for your parents.  We will begin at 6 pm in the Gym.  Everyone starts there. Today you filled out a schedule for your parents to follow.  Make sure they get it from you.  I hope to see all of your parents or guardians tomorrow night.  Thank you !!
4. Picture Day is Friday !!  If you are buying any pictures fill out the form you got in homeroom today and bring it back on Friday.  You will be taking pictures during your PE class. 
 
*** I hope you had a great 3rd day of school.  See you tomorrow ! ***

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 6th Grade Earth Science Agenda and Homework - Tuesday, August 15th.
 
1 Tonight complete side one of What Is Science ?  Answer the seven questions and then to the best of your ability, draw what you think a scientist looks like.  Make sure to add color to your picture. Tomorrow I will talk about the extra credit on back.
2. Today was an assembly schedule so the periods were shorter.  Tomorrow we will go over the Ice Breaker Questions and our Welcome Letter.  Also, I will go over Friday's Lab with you tomorrow.
 
***  I hope you had a great second day !!  See you tomorrow.

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6th Grade Earth Science - Monday, August 14th.
 
Welcome back parents and students !  Today we began our journey through Earth Science this year.  Yes, for the next ten months we will focus on all the parts of the Earth that are non living.  Each night I will post things for the students to remember or do for the next day or week.  Please check this daily along with their agendas that they filled out in class.  Hopefully, this will keep them organized which will lead them to greater success here at  South Pointe. 
 
Things to do tonight :
1. Read over my Welcome Letter and Outline for this class tonight.
2. Complete the Ice Breaker Questions from today.  We will share some of them in class tomorrow.  On back is Friday's Lab which we will talk about tomorrow.
*** I hope you had a great first day !!  We will see you  back here tomorrow for our first full day.  Thursday is Back to School Night for you parents.