• Welcome to Fort Rucker Elementary School
  • Learning for the Future:  Every One, Every Way, Every Day
  • Proud member of the Georgia/Alabama School District
 

Mailing Address

  • Fort Rucker Elementary School
  • Bldg 21037, Red Cloud Road
  • P.O. Box 620279
  • Fort Rucker, AL 36362

Principal: Dr. Vicki Gilmer

Phone: (334) 255-1607

Fax: (770) 268-7482

6th Grade Home Page

Updated: For the week of May 18, 2015

Bowling Field Trip - Wednesday, May 20th!

6th Grade Graduation - Wednesday, May 27th - 9:00 a.m.

*The SOS Animal Shelter Aluminum Can Drive has ended! Thank you to all who contributed!

**Remember: students must take and pass 4 Reading Counts tests, no more than 100 points below their lexile, at lexile, or above lexile, before the end of each quarter. ***

Are you taking Reading Counts tests? Last day to test for Reading Counts requirement for fourth quarter is May 20th.

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Please check student planners daily for class work and homework updates. Differentiated instruction in curricular areas means that all students do not have the same work in each class each day!

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Dress Code Reminder: Many students are having issues with the dress code; specifically jackets/hoodies with designs. Refer to the dress code that was sent home on the first day of school. Also, students are required to wear athletic shoes on days they have P.E. class.

***The Art Room is in need of material scraps, yarn, string, felt, etc.  Any donations will be appreciated!

 Please replenish school supplies as needed!

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Safety Patrol members should be in the lobby of the school no later than 7:20 so that they can be at their post when the morning bell rings.  If they are going to be absent or late, please call the school and leave a message.

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English Language Arts -

VH Reading Class: Historical Fiction Unit - Students will belong to a literature circle with others reading the same novel. Each student will have a literature circle job to complete each night and a certain number of chapters to read before the next day. Grades depend on job completion, reading assigned chapters, and participation in literature circle discussions.

Reading Skill: Setting and Characters

Monday - Groups 4, 5, & 6 will meet today. Students continue working on newspaper projects.

Tuesday - Students continue working on newspaper projects.

Wednesday - Students continue working on newspaper projects.

Thursday - Students will complete newspaper projects.

Friday - Stem Fest activities

Final Project: Students will create a newspaper (2 pages) based on their novel using the readwritethink printing press link. They have a list of requirements for their newspaper. They can and should work on this project at home in addition to the time given in class. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/Printing_Press/

LARS - Daily Paragraph Editing, Handwriting and Grammar (DPEHG): Students receive a packet on Mondays that contain 4 paragraphs to edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization errors, 5 days of handwriting practice, and on alternating weeks either grammar or writing skill pages. . We work on these every day in class, except Wednesdays. The students are responsible for completing the handwriting practice pages for homework. Packets are due on Fridays.

DPEHG - Manatees  Writing Focus: Poetry

***Remember: students must take and pass 4 Reading Counts tests no more than 100 points below their lexile, at lexile, or above lexile, before the end of each quarter.

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SP Reading/Language Class: For the week of May 18, 2015

Reading -  Selection: When Marian Sang

Reading Skill: Generalization    Grammar skill: Quotation Marks

Monday - Last grammar quiz! Packets due tomorrow! Last selection test!

Tuesday - No homework!

Wednesday - No homework!

Thursday - No school!

Friday - No school!

***Remember: students must take and pass 4 Reading Counts tests no more than 100 points below their lexile, at lexile, or above lexile, before the end of each quarter.

LARS - Daily Paragraph Editing, Handwriting, and Grammar - Students receive a packet with 4 days worth of paragraphs to edit, 5 days of handwriting practice, and grammar lesson sheets. Packets are usually completed in 5 school days and are graded for completion. A grammar quiz is given upon completion.

*Unfinished class work becomes homework. Students may choose to work ahead in their editing/HW/grammar packets.

  English Language Arts -                   

RG 13-17 April

Homeroom- Morning Math Fluency

Reading

Mon-

Reading; Space Cadets  from the Reading Street textbook.

Language Arts- Authors Purpose     DPEG; The Parthenon

Grammar-; Indefinite and Reflexive Pronouns  Vocabulary- Related Words I;  Reading Skill- Draw Conclusions; Sequence

Writing- Constructed Response

Tues-

Reading; Space Cadets  from the Reading Street textbook.

Language Arts- Authors Purpose     DPEG; The Parthenon

Grammar-; Indefinite and Reflexive Pronouns  Vocabulary- Related Words I;  Reading Skill- Draw Conclusions; Sequence

Writing- Constructed Response

 

Wed-

Reading; Space Cadets  from the Reading Street textbook.

Language Arts- Authors Purpose     DPEG; The Parthenon

Grammar-; Indefinite and Reflexive Pronouns  Vocabulary- Related Words I;  Reading Skill- Draw Conclusions; Sequence

Writing- Constructed Response

 

Thurs-

Reading; Space Cadets  from the Reading Street textbook.

Language Arts- Authors Purpose     DPEG; The Parthenon

Grammar-; Indefinite and Reflexive Pronouns  Vocabulary- Related Words I;  Reading Skill- Draw Conclusions; Sequence

Writing- Constructed Response

Fri-

Reading; Space Cadets  from the Reading Street textbook.

Language Arts- Authors Purpose     DPEG; The Parthenon

Grammar-; Indefinite and Reflexive Pronouns  Vocabulary- Related Words I;  Reading Skill- Draw Conclusions; Sequence

Writing- Constructed Response

 

 


Mathematics

This week 

Monday-

 

Math 1st Period

Review and continue lesson 4-9 Ordered Pairs and Functions.

Math 2nd Period

Review and continue lesson 4-9 Ordered Pairs and Functions, and Ch 4 Practice Test page 243.

Math 3rd Period

Continue lesson 5-5 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers, Ch 5 mid-chapter quiz page 275.

Tuesday-

Math 1st period 

Math Lab problem solving activity

Math 2nd period

Math Lab problem solving activity

Math 3rd period

Introduce lesson 5-6 Estimating Products of Fractions

Wednesday-

Math 1st period

Ch 4 Practice Test page 243.

Math 2nd period

Continue Ch 4 Practice Test page 243. Introduce lesson 5-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Math 3rd period

Math Lab problem solving activity

Thursday-

1st period-

Introduce lesson 5-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2nd period-

Continue Lesson 5-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3rd period-

Continue lesson 5-6 Estimating Products of Fractions

Friday-

1st period

Continue Lesson 5-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2nd period

Review lesson 5-1 and introduce lesson 5-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

3rd period

Continue lesson 5-6 Estimating Products of Fractions

www.glencoe.com

http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com     students can use this site to log on to access their Math textbook online

https://www.math.com

https://www.brainpop.com

https://www.khanacademy.org ,is a very helpful website; free sign up, students must have parent/guardian assistance to sign up. 

 


 

Science - STEM Unit - Maglev Transportation Systems

WEEK OF OF May 18, 2015

Monday –  Lab work. No written homework.
Tuesday – Lab work. No written homework.
Wednesday –  Lab work. No written homework.

Thursday - No school!

Friday - No school!

 

Social Studies - Chapter 10 Ancient Rome

Geography - Geo Quiz South Asia 3/25. On Thursday students will begin studying the political map of Southwest Asia.

Monday - Ancient Rome ILP - due 4/17

Tuesday -Chapter 10 Read lesson 2 pgs. 282-284, review with graphic organizer notes

Wednesday - Ancient Greece ILP

Thursday - Chapter 10 Read lesson 2 pgs. 285-287, review with graphic organizer notes

Friday - Ancient Rome ILP

Independent Learning Portfolio: students complete an ILP for each civilization we study this year. An ILP includes map, timeline, and vocabulary activities, two brainpop video quizzes (minimum score of 70%), and a current event to complete. Some ILPs include a webquest or reading comprehension activities.

At least 5 of the 7 activities can and should be worked on at home in addition to the classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher Contact

  • Phone:  (334) 255-1607

Links for Sixth Grade

 

Daily Schedule

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri:

7:30-7:50 Homeroom/ Morning Work

7:50 - 9:15 Reading

9:20 - 10:15 1st period

10:15-10:20 Lockers/Bathroom Break

10:20 - 11:20 2nd Period

11:25 - 11:55 Lunch

11:55 - 12:00 Bathroom Break

12:00 - 1:00 3rd Period

1:05 - -2:05  Special Areas/Recess

2:05 -2:20 Math Fluency

2:25 Dismissal

Wednesday:

7:30-7:50 Homeroom/Morning Work

7:50- 8:40 1st Period

8:45 - 9:35  3rd period

9:35 - 9:40 Lockers/Bathroom Break

9:40 10:25 2nd period

10:30 - 11:15 Specials/Recess

11:25-11:55 Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 Reading/LARS

1:15  Homeroom/Dismissal

FRES Library Schedule: RG- Tue 8:30-9:00, SP Wed 12:00 - 12:30, VH - Wed 12:30-1:00

Classroom Library Policy: students may check 1 book at a time out from teacher's collections.

Class Rules

  1. Respect yourself and others.
  2. Follow directions and procedures.
  3. Turn in neat work on time.
  4. Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
  5. Listen when someone speaks.

Special Area Schedules:

  • Monday: VP - Music, SP - PE,  RG - Art
  • Tuesday: VP - PE, SP - Music, RG - PE
  • Wednesday: VP - PE, SP - PE, RG - PE
  • Thursday: VP - PE, , SP - Art, RG - PE
  • Friday: VP - Art, SP - PE, RG - Music

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