Dorothy McElhinney Middle

Dorothy McElhinney Middle

Mrs. Caldera 6th grade Room D113
 Math/ Pre-Algebra/ Science
 The best way to reach me is by email.  I will do my best to reply promptly.
For the homework video tutor visit the webisite below and use the web-code      web-code = ave-0775
To sign up for homework reminder 101 call;
Math 6: 669- 200- 6236   text ; @ jmath          Pre-Algebra:  669-200-6236 text @115b
Imporatant Dates
Earthquake brochures, PowerPoints, and Videos are due 4/18
Pre-Algebra: None
Math 6: Page 478 ( 1-3) ( 5-8) ( 9-12) ( 13-19) ( 21-23)
Science: Complete your earthquake project that is due tomorrow!!!!
Tuesday 4/15
Pre Algebra: Math worksheets
Math 6: Page 476 ( 1-9) Page 477 ( 12-18)
Science 9.2 Vocabulary and work on Earthquake project that is due this Friday.
Monday 4/14
Pre-Algebra: None due to Spring Sprints
Math-6: Page ( 7-10) ( 12-19) Page 473 (( 20-23)
Science: Earthquake projects are due Friday the 14th



Your child is enrolled in a 6th grade math course covering topics meeting state and district requirements. The topics will include fractions, decimals,percents, geometry, probability,algebra, and much more! Students will be responsible for keeping a math spiral notebook. Each day the students will complete a warm-up, class notes, and homework.

Pre-Algebra is a transitiona; math course for students. It incorporates concrete math concepts such as measurement, geometry, statistics, and computaion with abstract concepts solving equations using variables.  Making the transition from concrete concepts to abstract concepts can be challenging. Students who master these topics will be prepared to study Algebra next year.  Concepts learned in Pre-Algebra are a major portion of the California High School Exit Exam required for graduation.

ScienceThe sixth grade science curriculum focuses on earth science. we will be studying the topics of geology, meteorology, and oceanography. Students will be responsible for keeping a science spiral notebook.  The students must keep all class work and homework assignments in their science notebook.

Everyday School supplies you must have with you! This list is applicable to  Math 6, Pre-Algebra and Science
  • Two single subject 8 1/2 by 11 inch spiral notebooks ( must be this size)
  • 1 single subject spiral notebook for daily warm-ups
  • Pencils (mechanical preferred)
  • Pencil sharpner that collects the shavings
  • highlighter
  • glue sticks
  • red pen
  • Dry erase marker for math white boards
  • 3 x 5 index cards for science vocab words
  • Tape for science vocab cards
Last Modified on Thursday at 12:56 PM