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6th Grade Updates
Touching Spirit Bear
Common Core Standards: Graphic Sources, Summarizing, Great and Latin Roots, suffixes: -ian, -ant, -ent, -ist , past/present/future tenses
Vocabulary: defy, feign, bizarre, meager, cough, shrouded, banishment, conjure, spew, grimace, skiff, brandish, trawler, mosey, muted, dawdle, sullenly, chafe, composure, incessant, ricochet, ashen, solitary, teem
Reading Chapters 3 to 10
v Points to discuss at home:
v At.`oow – explain what it is and ask if your family has an item that is passed down from generation to generation.
v Healing Circle – what is the purpose of this Circle and what would you and your parents hope that the offender and
victim would learn during this time?
v What are some things you would be willing to eat if you are stranded on an island and have lost your ability to hunt
v On a scale of 1-5 with one being sure survival and 5 being death where would you rank Cole. What makes you believe
this? How does your response compare to where your parents would rank him.
*** EXTRA CREDIT: Please share your parent’s thoughts with the class by completing the google form, and submit their responses with the class.
Forensics is underway and we have our trip to the ski hill this week. We also have the Spelling Bee this week! There is a lot in a short time! Hope you all enjoy the activities!