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6th Grade Updates
Hollis Woods and Egypt
Vocabulary List #4: smothered, indentation, teetered, jubilant, ecstatic, fault, peer, wandered, angling, tapered, shattering, fractured, fragments
Spelling Words: musician, politician, novelist, scientist, historian, tenant, student, patient, resident, comedian, vegetarian, soloist, specialist, motorist, merchant, participant, occupant, custodian, descendant, chemist, technician, pedestrian
Hollis Woods Test ~ Students should review the vocabulary words, characters, settings and the main event of the story in preparation for the test.
Egypt Projects: Students were allowed to pick between three research projects for this Chapter. Creating a Trading Card of a Pharaoh, Creating a Poster for Pharaoh of the Year or an Extensive Group Research Project done with one or two other people. We will have three to four research day in the library to complete these projects and then present them to the class.
Vocabulary List #3:
lurched, perspective, composition, stanchions, mast, burl, canal, scampered, groping, radiator, frenzied, scurried, rummage, twitching, Saguaro, nudged, evergreens, incorrigible, estate, jubilant, abominable
Spelling Words: The Schwa Sound
different, sentence, American, brilliant, substitute, opinion, material, complete, jewelry, dramatic, instance, communicate, hesitate, elementary, vitamin, ingredients, invitation, discipline, lasagna, desperate, ferocious, sympathetic
The 30point vocabulary project is due on Friday, November 30, 2012. Make sure that all of your work is together and that you have the record sheet filled out with your materials.
In history we will be doing research on the Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, and the many monuments that were built in their civilizations.
Vocabulary List #2: clutched, maneuvered, disinfected, valuable, lurched, scampered motto, frenzy, nestled, precious, gradually, rummage
Spelling Words: Final Syllable Patterns:
Ancestor, sponsor, superior, escalator, governor, endeavor, interior, bachelor, accelerator, misdemeanor, hospital, identical, acquittal, grumble, durable, encounter, shoulder, appetizer, interpreter, skeleton, abandon, cinnamon, forbidden, outspoken
Alphabet Life poster and paragraph are due Monday, November 12, 2012. Deal, No Deal (30pt) vocabulary activities will be due following the completion of the book so be working on them each week.
World History Test on Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Diabetes Awareness Activities this week. Hair Dying will be Friday November 16, 2012
Week of Nov. 5, 2012
Grades Due Tuesday in the Office
pictures of hollis woods written by Patricia Reilly Giff
Vocabulary List #1 -
dollop retired mangy glint irritable
jetty stucco rung adobe moldings
whittling kerosene iridescent
Deal or No Deal Vocabulary projects (30 pts) due at the end of the novel! You may turn them in as you complete the work on these assignments.
Spelling List -
apiece behave concrete commercial
succeed awful desirable curious cozy
eager essential favorite horrible immortal
neither previous realize handkerchief
Reminder that creative spelling is due each Tuesday of the week of the test.
Thank you, everyone, for brining in items for our Veteran’s Day Celebration.
It looks to be a wonderful program again this year!