Miss Falcone’s Sixth Grade Homeroom

 

If you need to contact me, my email is: cfalcone@scsnorwood.com

 

Homework/Assignments

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the grammar review, label the parts of speech,  I sent to you by email.

Re-read “Thank You Ma’am” to prepare for tomorrow’s quiz.

8 US History:

Write one to two paragraphs about President Kennedy’s legacy.  What programs did he begin that are still in operation today? What did he ask Americans to do in his Inaugural Address? How is his memory still carried on today?  

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

6 ELA:

Study for tomorrow’s Wordly Wise Lesson 5 test.

8 US History:

Current Events are due tomorrow.

6 Religion:

Bring in those jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly for the Food Pantry.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

6 ELA:

Wordly Wise Lesson 5 exercises in book are all due tomorrow.

WW5 test will be on Friday, 11/18.

8 US History:

Complete working on creating your colonies with your groups.  Be prepared to present your colonies tomorrow. 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

6 ELA:

Read the short story “Thank You Ma’am” by Langston Hughes.  Answer the questions at the end of the story. 

Wordly Wise Lesson 5 exercises in book are all due on Thursday.

WW5 test will be on Friday, 11/18.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 3, Section 1, pages 66-70.  Answer the Checkpoints as you read.  Complete “Check Your Progress” on page 70, #1-2, 4-6.

 

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

6 ELA:

Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases Review worksheet.

Wordly Wise Lesson 5 exercises in book are all due on Thursday.

WW5 test will be on Friday, 11/18.

8 US History:

Be ready tomorrow to present your armed forces projects.

 

Thursday,  Nov. 10, 2016

Happy 241st Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! 

6 ELA:

Your Wordly Wise Lesson 5 exercises are due next Thursday, 11/17.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 3, Section 1. Complete checkpoints as you read. Complete Check Your Progress. Skip #3. 

6 Religion:

Study for the Chapter 4 test on Monday. 

 

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Veterans Day Comprehension packet.

Your RAFT writing assignment on “The Speckled Band” is due tomorrow. 

8 US History:

Please have everything ready tomorrow to finish your Branches of the Armed Services project.

6 Religion:

Chapter 4 test will be on Monday, 11/14. 

 

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the grammar review (label the parts of speech) email that was sent to you this afternoon.  Due on Wednesday. 

Type 3 RAFT writing assignment is due on Thursday. 

8 US History:

Current Events! due on Wednesday.

6 Religion:

Complete the study guide for Chapter 4.  

Your test has been moved to Monday, 11/14.

 

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016

6 ELA:

Begin working on the Type 3 Writing, RAFT Creative Writing Assignment that we discussed in class today.  Remember to use examples from “The Speckled Band” in your papers.

8 US History:

Study for Monday’s Chapter 2 test.

6 Religion:

You have a Chapter 4 test next Wednesday, 11/9.

 

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

6 ELA:

Re-read “The Speckled Band” and review notes for tomorrow’s quiz.

8 US History:

You have a Chapter 2 test on Monday.  Please study over the weekend for it. 

Good luck on your practice HSPT tomorrow!

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the scavenger hunt for “The Speckled Band”. Due tomorrow.

You have a quiz Friday on “The Speckled Band”.

8 US History:

Begin working on the Study Guide for Chapter 2.

Your Chapter 2 test will be on Monday, 11/7/16.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

6 ELA:

Study for tomorrow’s  Wordly Wise Lesson 4 test.

“The Speckled Band” whole story quiz will be on Friday.

8 US History:

Complete #6 of “Check Your Progress” on page 57.  

 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!!

6 ELA:

You have a Wordly Wise Lesson 4 Test on Wednesday. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

6 ELA:

Review question for “The Speckled Band” are due tomorrow.  6F, remember to skip #9.

Wordly Wise Lesson 4, exercises 4A-4E are due tomorrow.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 2, Section 4.  Complete the Checkpoints as you read.  Complete “Check Your Progress” #1-2, 4-5, on page 57.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

6 ELA:

Type 3 Writing Assignment is due tomorrow.

Wordly Wise Lesson 4, exercises 4A-4E are due on Friday.

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 2, Section 3 quiz.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

6 ELA:

Type 3 Writing Assignment is due on Thursday.  Please bring rough drafts to me tomorrow.

Wordly Wise Lesson 3, exercises 3A-3E are due on Friday.

8 US History:

Complete “Check Your Progress” #6 on page 52.

Section 3 quiz will be on Thursday.

6 Religion:

Use the study guide to help you study for tomorrow’s Chapter 3 test. 

 

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Similes and Metaphors Practice Page for tomorrow.

Wordly Wise Lesson 4, Exercises 4A-4E are due on Thursday.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 2, Section 3.  Complete the checkpoints as you read.  Complete “Check Your Progress” on page 52, #1-2, 4-5.

6 Religion:

Complete the Chapter 3 Review.

Chapter 3 Test will be on Wednesday. 

 

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Enjoy your homework-free weekend! :)

 

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

6 ELA:

Study for tomorrow’s Wordly Wise Lesson 3 test.

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 2, Section 2 quiz.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Hyperbole and Grammar Packet.

WW3A-3E due tomorrow.

WW3 Test on Friday.

8 US History:

Complete “Check Your Progress” #5 on page 48.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Personification Review worksheet. 

Wordly Wise Lesson 3, exercises 3A-3E are due on Thursday.

WW3 Test on Friday.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 2, Section 2.  Complete the Checkpoints as you read the section. When finished, complete “Check Your Progress” #1-2, & 4 on page 48.

 

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

6 ELA:

Write sentences using the vocabulary words for “The Speckled Band”.

Complete Wordly Wise Lesson 3, exercises A-E.  Those are due on Thursday.

Wordly Wise Lesson 3 Test on Friday.

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 2, Section 1 quiz.

 

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Prepositions Packet. 

8 US History:

Complete #6 in “Check Your Progress” on page 41. Create a timeline for three significant events in the exploration of the Americas.  Remember to write why you chose those three events. 

There will be a Section 1 quiz on Tuesday, Oct. 18th. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Happy 241st Birthday to the United States Navy!

6 ELA:

Re-read “Raymond’s Run” tonight.  Review vocabulary and notes from the story to prepare for tomorrow’s quiz. 

8 US History:

Read Chapter 2, Section 1.  Fill in the NoteTaking Study Guide as you read.

Complete Checkpoints and “Check Your Progress” #1-2, 4-5

6 Religion:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 2 test.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

6 ELA:

Study for your Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Test tomorrow.

You have a “Raymond’s Run” quiz on Friday.

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 1 Test.

6 Religion:

Complete the Chapter 2 Study Guide you began in class.

Chapter 2 test will be on Friday.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete Wordly Wise Lesson 2 exercises. 

Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Test will be on Thursday.

“Raymond’s Run” quiz will be on Friday.

8 US History:

Complete the Chapter 1 packet that was assigned to you last week.

Complete the Chapter Review on page 30, #2-7.

Chapter 1 Test will be on Thursday.

6 Religion:

Chapter 2 Test will be on Friday.

 

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

6 ELA

Complete the short story packet that you began working on this morning.

8 US History:

Please complete the Chapter 1 review packet that you received this morning.

Your Chapter 1 test will be on Wednesday, 10/12.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

Charge those iPads.  Last day of MAP Testing.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016

Bring a book to read when you are finished with your MAP Testing.

 

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016

Bring in a book to read when you are finished with your MAP Testing. 

 

Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

6 ELA:

Please complete the Types of Speech caricatures that you began working on in class.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 1, Section 4.  Complete “Check Your Progress” #1, 2, 4, 5, & 6 on page 27. 

 

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the review worksheet on subjects and predicates. Complete the “Raymond’s Run” review questions, #1-4. 

Subject and Predicate quiz tomorrow.

8 US History:

Current Events are due tomorrow.

6 Religion:

Chapter 1 test is on Friday, 9/30.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the review worksheet on Simple Subjects, both sides.

Subject and Predicate quiz on Friday, 9/30.

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s Chapter 1, Section 3 quiz.

Current Events are due on Friday.

6 Religion:

Chapter 1 test is on Friday, 9/30.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

6 ELA:

Read the short story “Raymond’s Run”.  Were your predictions about the story correct?  Complete the “Check Your Prediction” section on the page you started in class, and be prepared to discuss in the morning. 

Subject and Predicate quiz on Friday, 9/29.

8 US History

Complete #5 in “Check Your Progress” on page 19.  Write one to two paragraphs explaining the thesis statement about the influence of trade.

6 Religion:

Complete Chapter 1 Study Guide.

Chapter 1 test will be Friday, 9/29. 

 

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Subject and Predicate Practice worksheet.

Subject and Predicate quiz on Friday, 9/30/16

8 US History:

Read Chapter 1, Section 3 “Trade Networks”.  Complete the Checkpoints as you read, and fill in the Notetaking/Study Guide.  Complete “Check Your Progress” #1,2, &4 on page 19. 

Section 3 quiz will be on Thursday, 9/29/16.

6 Religion:

Chapter 1 test is this Friday, 9/30/16

 

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

US History:

Chapter 1, Section 2 quiz on Monday.

 

Thursday  Sept. 22, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the reading comprehension packet about Ida B. Wells.

8 US History:

Research two Native American groups.  Compare and contrast their cultures.  

Chapter 1, Section 2 quiz will be on Monday, 9/26.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

6 ELA:

Study for your Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Test tomorrow.  Use the Wordly Wise app or the website online to help you.

8 US History:
Current Events! Find an article in the newspaper or online and summarize it. Remember to cite the source where you found the article. 

 

**Homework for Mr. Gallivan’s classes:

6th grade math: Quiz on section 1-1 to 1-4 Thursday

7th grade math: Quiz on section 1.1-1.4 Thursday
8th grade math: Quiz on section 2.1-2.4 Thursday
7th grade geography: 2.2 reading and Vocab terms 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete Wordly Wise Lesson 1, Exercise 1E on pages 8-9.

Wordly Wise test on Lesson 1 is this Thursday, Sept. 22nd.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 2, Section 1, pages 10-15.  Complete the Checkpoints as you read.  Complete “Check Your Progress” on page 15, #1-2, 4-7. 

**Homework for Mr. Gallivan’s classes:

6th Grade Math: Textbook (packet) page 18, 1-25 odds, page 24 1-21 odds.  Quiz - Thursday on section 1-1 to 1-4.

 
7th Grade Math:  Textbook page 27: 1-22 evens.  Quiz - Thursday on chapters 1.1-1.4.
 
8th Grade Math: Handout 1-19 all.  Quiz - Thursday 2.1-2.4.
 
7P Geography: Chapter 1 Quiz - Wednesday
7J Geography: 2.1 Reading & Vocab due Thursday, Chapter 1
Quiz - Wednesday

 

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Types of Sentences worksheet that was passed out to you this morning.  Write four examples for each type of sentence that is listed.  An extra challenge would be to add Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words in your sentences.  

Worldy Wise Lesson 1 Test will be this Thursday, Sept. 22nd. 

8 US History:

Review your notes and re-read Chapter 1, Section 1 for your quiz tomorrow. 

6 Religion:

Complete the survey and reflections that you began in class. 

 

**Homework for Mr. Gallivan’s classes:

6th Grade Math: Workbook page 4 lesson 4 1-20 Evens (Show all work!).  QuizThursday on section 1-1 to 1-4.

7th Grade Math:  Workbook 1, 3, 5-22 all (for numbers 1 and 3, a number line is not necessary).  Quiz Thursday on chapters 1.1-1.4.
8th Grade Math: Packet section 1.4 (pages 100-101) 3-24 odds.  Quiz Thursday2.1-2.4.
7P Geography:  2.1 Reading & Vocab due Tuesday, Chapter 1 Quiz Wednesday
7J Geography: 2.1 Reading & Vocab due Thursday, Chapter 1 Quiz Wednesday

 

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

8 US History:

Tomorrow is Constitution Day! Research the Constitution of the United States in either your books or online.  Answer the questions I passed out in class about the Constitution.  Due on Monday. 

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

6 ELA:

 Grammar review of nouns, verbs and adjectives page, both sides, due tomorrow.

Your first grammar test is tomorrow. Review the notes you took in class about nouns, verbs and adjectives.

8 US History:

Read Chapter 1, Section 1 in your History book. Complete the Key Terms and Checkpoints as you read. 

Complete “Check Your Progress” on page 9, #1-2, 4-7 only. 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete Wordly Wise Lesson 1, Exercises 1A and 1B on pages 3 – 5.  Your first grammar test will be this Friday, 9/16.

8 US History:

Current Events! Find an article in the newspaper or online and summarize it. Remember to cite the source where you found the article. 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

6 ELA:

Make flashcards for the 15 Wordly Wise Lesson 1 words and definitions. You will find these words and definitions on pages 1-3 in your Wordly Wise Books.

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

 Your first grammar test will be this Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. 

8 US History:

Study for tomorrow’s test for Chains

 

Monday, Sept. 12, 2012

6 ELA:

Parts of Speech (nouns, adjectives and verbs) Review worksheet.

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th. 

6 Religion:

Thank you for the donated baked goods for the First Responders!

8 US History:

Research the 9/11 Memorials in our state, country and in the world.  Write a paragraph telling where these memorials are located and their significance.

Chains test will be next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

 

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

6 ELA:

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

6 Religion:

Your first Matthew 25 Service Project, baked goods for First Responders, is due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

8 US History:

Your interview with a family member about September 11, 2001  due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

Chains test will be next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

 

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

6 ELA:

Complete the Nouns review worksheet (both sides). Due tomorrow.

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

6 Religion:

Your first Matthew 25 Service Project, baked goods for First Responders, is due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

8 US History:

Current Events due tomorrow.

Your interview with a family member about September 11, 2001  due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

Chains test will be next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

6 ELA:

Please return your signed Classroom Rules and Expectations sheet.

Complete the Loch Ness Monster comprehension worksheet.

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

6 Religion:

Your first Matthew 25 Service Project, baked goods for First Responders, is due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

8 US History:
Please return your signed Classroom Rules and Expectations sheet.

Your interview with a family member about September 11, 2001  due on Monday, Sept. 12th.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

6 ELA:

Please bring in your signed Classroom Rules and Expectations sheet.

Your Summer Reading Book Report is due next Wednesday, Sept. 14th.

6 Religion:

Your first Matthew 25 Service Project, baked goods for First Responders, is due on Monday, Sept. 12th.