• 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 October 27th, 2014

RED RIBBON PARADE - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH! Please come join the fun!

***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 (4 books within your lexile range - 100 pts below or above) for second quarter is December 18th.

*****************************************************************************************

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!

*******************************************************

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!

*********************************************************************

 

*********************************************************************

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.

********************************************

English Language Arts -

VH Class:

Reading - Genre: Mystery      Reading Skill: Elements of a Mystery and Plot Structure

Students have chosen a Mystery novels and are in novel groups based on choices. As a group they have decided how many chapters to read nightly and filled out a reading calendar based on the completion date I gave them (November 7th). Their calendar is in their binder and they should be reading nightly.

Grades for this unit: (1) Participation/Effort Grade - based on their participation in novel group discussions. If students do not read nightly assigned chapters they are not able to participate in discussions. Ten points will be deducted each time they do not participate.  (2) Clue Journal based on their novel. This will be a test grade.  Due 11/12. (3) A multiple choice test on their novel.  (4) 2-3 Classwork grades

LARS - Daily Paragraph Editing, Handwriting and Grammar: 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.

Writing Focus this week: Elaborating with sensory images

***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.

 

SP Reading Class: For the week of October 27th

Monday – Begin new selection: "Saving the Rain Forest" Assignment: vocab. wksht. & skill wksht. Grammar packet p. 1/ HW?

TuesdayFinish selection. Assignment: Fresh Reads wksht. & reread selection for test on Thursday. Grammar packet p. 2/ HW?
Wednesday – Grammar packet p. 3/ HW? Review selection & vocabulary for test tomorrow!
Thursday – Grammar quiz & selection test. Finish HW? Packet due tomorrow!
Friday–  Writing activity in class. No written homework.

***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.

This week's grammar concept: Possessive Nouns

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

  English Language Arts -                   

RG

Homeroom- Morning Math Fluency

Reading

Mon- LARS

Reading- Reading Street: Dinosaur Ghosts, discuss and review as we read. Define story vocabulary.

Language Arts-Daily Paragraph Editing and Handwriting; Greenland Letters

Grammar- Possessive Nouns Vocabulary-Vocabulary and Word Structure-Latin Roots

Reading Skill- Main Idea and Details; Graphic Sources

Tues-

Reading- Reading Street: Dinosaur Ghosts, discuss and review as we read

Language Arts-Daily Paragraph Editing and Handwriting; Greenland Letters

Grammar- Possessive Nouns Vocabulary-Vocabulary and Word Structure-Latin Roots

Reading Skill- Main Idea and Details; Graphic Sources

Wed-

Reading- Reading Street: Dinosaur Ghosts, discuss and review as we read

Language Arts-Daily Paragraph Editing and Handwriting; Greenland Letters

Grammar- Possessive Nouns Vocabulary-Vocabulary and Word Structure-Latin Roots

Reading Skill- Main Idea and Details; Graphic Sources

Thurs-

Reading- Reading Street: Dinosaur Ghosts, discuss and review as we read

Language Arts-Daily Paragraph Editing and Handwriting; Greenland Letters

Grammar- Assess Possessive Nouns Vocabulary-Vocabulary and Word Structure-Latin Roots

Reading Skill- Main Idea and Details; Graphic Sources

Fri-

Reading- Reading Street: Assess/Test Dinosaur Ghosts story, and story vocabulary.

Language Arts-Daily Paragraph Editing and Handwriting; Greenland Letters

Grammar- Assess/Test Possessive Nouns Vocabulary-Vocabulary and Word Structure-Latin Roots

Reading Skill- Assess/Test Main Idea and Details; Graphic Sources

 

 


Mathematics

This week

Monday-

 

Math 1st Period

Chapter 10, quiz, review; Introduce Chapter 2, lesson 2-1 and 2-2, Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

Math 2nd Period

Bar Graphs and Line Graphs, review; Introduce Interpret Line Graphs. Students will work with a partner for ten minutes, on the Get Ready for the Lesson. Discuss and review the work after ten minutes. Work on page 21, 22, 1and 23.

Math 3rd Period

Chapter 2, lesson 4: Stem and Leaf plots, review. Introduce Ch 2, lesson 5 Line Plots, page 96-100.  Students will work with a partner for 10 minutes on the Get Ready for the Lesson page 96. Discuss and review answers after ten minutes. Work on page 27-28 individually.

Tuesday-

Math 1st period 

Math Lab problem solving activity

Math 2nd period

Math Lab problem solving activity

Math 3rd period

Ch 2, lesson 5 Line Plots, page 96-100. Continue work on page 27-28 individually.

Wednesday-

Math 1st period

Chapter 2, lesson 2-1 and 2-2, Bar Graphs and Line Graphs; page 9, 14, and 16.

Math 2nd period

Ch 2, lesson 3. Interpret Line Graphs page 21, 22, and 23. Students may work with a partner.

Math 3rd period

Math Lab problem solving activity

Thursday-

1st period-

Chapter 2, lesson 2-1 and 2-2, Bar Graphs and Line Graphs; page 9, 14, and 16.

2nd period-

Ch 2, lesson 3. Interpret Line Graphs page 21, 22, and 23. Students may work with a partner.

3rd period-

Ch 2, lesson 5 Line Plots; review lesson 2-1 through 2-5. Do the mid-chapter quiz on page 101.

Friday-

1st period

Chapter 2, lesson 2-1 and 2-2, Bar Graphs and Line Graphs; page 9, 14, and 16.

2nd period

Ch 2, lesson 3. Interpret Line Graphs page 21, 22, and 23. Students may work with a partner.

3rd period

Ch 2; mid-chapter quiz

www.glencoe.com

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 - Unit: Plants & Red Ribbon Week

WEEK OF October 27th

Monday – Red Ribbon Week activity/lesson in class. No homework.
Tuesday –Red Ribbon Week activity/lesson in class. No homework.
Wednesday – "Seed Plants" No written assignment.

Thursday - "Seed Plants" Assignment: lesson wksht. & vocabulary flashcards

Friday - Science Lab: Bacteria, Protist, Fungi, Plant Lab

 

Social Studies - Ancient Mesopotamia

Geography - On Thursday students will receive 2 physical maps of Europe. These are due Wed. 11/5

Ancient Civilizations

Monday - Read Chapter 2 Lesson 4 pgs. 57-59; Lesson 4 review worksheet. Homework: Lesson 4 review worksheet if not finished in class. Due Tuesday 10/28.

Tuesday - Review lesson 4 by completing study guide. Discussion questions for Chapter 2 Test. Students will choose one question to answer and begin writing 6 sentence paragraph.

Wednesday - Review for chapter 2 test. Homework: complete 6 sentence paragraph for test

Thursday - Chapter 2 Test

Friday - United Streaming video: Ancient Egypt

 

 

 

 

 

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

This site was last updated October 27, 2014 .  Contact the site Webmaster with questions or comments about this website.

Some files may require the Adobe PDF Reader or Flash Player. Both players are free and may be downloaded through the following links.

Down load Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader | Download Adobe Flash Player