Mr. Andrews

  • Week of March 4

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 3/3/2019

    Special Events:

    Field Trip to Reagan Museum for the Pompei Exhibit is 3/13. Permission slips went home last week and are due by this Thursday.

    6th grade Photo: This Friday. Wear your sixth grade shirt.

     

    Language Arts:

    We complete our Literature Circles work this week. Work is due Tuesday with a quiz and short project to follow. Wordly Wise  10 quiz planned for Wednesday.

     

    Math

    We continue with our exploration of Algebra topic 4.

     

    Science:

    We continue our energy unit by studying Energy Transfer and conservation. Mini Books are due this Monday.

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  • Week of February 24

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 2/24/2019

    Special Events

    Wed: Flag Ceremony is Wednesday this week. Friday: Mini-Day: End of  Trimester 2: Report Card preparation time for teachers.. 

    Math:

    Topic 3 Test on Tuesday. 

    Language Arts.

    Week 2 L.C. and Reading Questions are Due Monday. We begin Week 3 on Tuesday. Wordly Wise 10 test will be Thursday or Friday of this week. 

    Science:

    Measuring Energy Mini: Quiz on Wednesday.

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  • Week of February 12

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 2/11/2019

    Special Events

    Thursday: Field trip to the Unconcert at GHS. Arrive at 9:00 am so that we can leave by 9:20 am. We will return before lunch. Valentine's Day. We will have an optional exchange. If you would like to give cards, please bring 32. 

     

    Math

    We continue our study of algebraic properties and simplifying equations.

    Science

    We will complete our firs energy SNAPS labs and begin studying renewable energy.

    Language Arts

    L.C. Work is dues Wednesday. Final drafts of Personal Narratives are due Friday. We begin Unit 10 of Wordly Wise.

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  • Week of February 4

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 2/3/2019

    Special Event

    Field Trip Permission Slips went home last week for the Unconcert on 2/14/19. Please return by Friday.

     

    Language Arts:

    We continue with our Narrative Writing Unit by revising our stories to include the narrator's inner thoughts. Reading: We begin our third round of Literature Circles and Reading Groups. Wordly Wise Lesson 9 continues this week. Quiz likely on Friday.

     

    Math:

    We continue our study of Algebra with a quiz on evaluating equartions on Tuesday and then launch into understanding algebraic properties. Unit Test will most likely be next week.

     

    Science:

    We continue our study of Energy this week. Our quiz will be on Thursday covering our first two lessons.

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Week of January 21

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 1/21/2019

    Special Events

    Flag Ceremony Friday at 8:30. Pajama Day Friday. Yellow Ribbon Week all week.

     

    Language Arts 

    We continue our narrative writing unit and Wordly Wise Unit 8. Wordly Wise quiz possible on Friday or early next week.

     

    Math

    We introduce algebraic expressions.

     

    Science

    We wrap up the biomes section of our climate unit with a quiz on Tuesday and also begin our Glendale Energy Conservation Unit.

     

     

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  • Week of January 14

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 1/14/2019

    Language Arts:

    Wordly Wise 7 test this week. Personal Narrative unit will continue for the next several weeks. Students are working to create powerful small moments and creating two pages in a single session. Reading: We are reviewing non-ficiton reading strategies for summary.

    Math:

    This week we continue to explore order of operations(3-3) and writing algebraic expressions(3-4).

    Science:

    We continue our study of biomes and climate this week. Quiz on Thursday.

    Special Events:

    Tuesday: Cultural Arts Assembly and Spelling Bee. Wednesday: Fine Arts.

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  • Happy New Year 2019!

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 1/6/2019

    Happy New Year!

    I hope that your vacation was restful and that you are ready to get back to learning.

     

    Language Arts.

    Wordly Wise 7 begins this week. We also will revisit personal narrative as we begin Writer's Workshop.

    Math

    We will review prime factorization in relation to GCF and LCM. Our next topic is algebraic expressions.

     

    Science

    We begin a short study of biomes and learn more about the affect of lattitude on climate.

     

     

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  • Week of December 17

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 12/16/2018

    Special Events:

    Tuesday: Cultural Arts Assembly in the morning

    Wednesday: Sixth Grade Spelling Bee after recess, and Fine Arts in the afternoon

    Thursday: Orchestra Assembly

    Friday: Flag Ceremony at 8:30. Sixth Grade Class Winter Party at 11:00 - 12:00 in the cafeteria. All classes celebrate together. Contact room parents for more info.

    Language Arts

    Persuasive Essay draft due Tuesday with Final draft due Friday. All L.C. work due Friday as well. No Wordly Wise this week

    Math

    Math quiz for Lesson 3-2 will be Thursday. This section covers prime factorization, Greatest Common Factor, and Least Common Multiple.

    Science

    Science quiz on the first three Climate Topics is Tuesday. 

    Winter Holiday

    School resumes on January 7th. Have a great break!

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  • Week of December 10

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 12/9/2018

    Language Arts

    Persausive writing continues along with our second cycle of Literature Circles. Students will have daily homework for Literature Circles that may include completing reading. No  new Wordly Wise  lessons until January.

    Math

    We begin Topic 3 which focusses on exponent notation, scientific notation, and writing/ evaluating simple algebraic expressions. We will have a quiz towards the end of the week.

    Science

    We have switched from weather to the study of climate. We will complete an activity on the Ocean's role in climate and take a quiz later this week or early next week.

     

     

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  • First Week of December

    Posted by Mr. Andrews on 12/2/2018

    Special Events

    We begin our Fine Arts lessons this week on Wednesday. 

    Language Arts

    Our Persuasive Writing unit continues. Students will present their bio poem projects. Wordly Wise Test 6 will be Tuesday Morning.

    Math

    Unit 2 Test on Friday.

    We will complete Lesson 2b, take a short quiz, do review this week to prepare for the test.

    Science

    We will study El Niño and the influence of the ocean on Weather Patterns. Possible Quiz this week.

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