Mrs. Caldera 6th grade Room D113
Math/ Pre-Algebra/ Science
Class Donations: Paper, crayons, expo markers, wipes
Volcano Game Board due this Friday, May 24th
Math Final/Pre-Algebra will be Monday, June 3rd
Science Final will be Wednesday, June 5th
Tutoring will be held every Tuesday during lunch. I will begin at 12:55 and end at 1:20. Students need to bring their lunch to my classroom. Anyone that arrives after 1:00 will not be able to stay for tutoring.
Don't forget to bring your new math single subject, spiral, 8 1/2 by 11 inch notebook to school !
MATH 6 CURRICULUM
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 and Pre-Algebra
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
Dry erase marker for math white boards
3 x 5 index cards for science vocab words
Tape for science vocab cards