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August 31, 2005

Math homework 8/31/05

Math workbook Practice page, 5-3, odd problems. Show your work - SYW.

Some students still need to have their parents sign their Divisibility Rules Quiz.

Posted by Beals at 02:55 PM

August 30, 2005

Math homework 8/30/05

Correct errors on Monday's homework (Workbook, 5-3 Practice page, even problems). Show your work; rework each incorrect problem.

Get parent signiture on Divisibility Rules Quiz.

Posted by Beals at 05:29 PM

August 29, 2005

Math homework 8/29/05

Math workbook, Practice page 5-3, even problems. Disregard workbook directions, use the bobsled method to solve all problems. SYW Show Your Work.

Several students still need to have their parents sign the Quiz from last Wednesday.

Posted by Beals at 01:03 PM

August 26, 2005

Remarkable rocks

This week we identified and classified igneous and sedimentary rocks. We made two models of sediment layers and began an experiment to demonstrate the settling of sediment into different layers. Rocks are remarkable!

Posted by Beals at 10:39 AM

Math homework 8/26/05

Get parent signature on Wednesday's Quiz - Divisibility and Prime Factorization.

Memorize Divisibility Rules - Quiz on Monday!!
We made flash cards today in class to help with studying. The quiz will require students to write the rules.

Due to low grades on the Vocab. Quiz this morning, I will not record this as a grade. We will have another Vocab. Quiz next Friday. Daily review of the math vocab. may help.

Have a great weekend!

Posted by Beals at 10:27 AM

August 25, 2005

Math homework 8/25/08

Complete worksheet on Divisibility Rules and Prime Factorization (use a calculator and bobsled). Vocabulary quiz tomorrow, 5 words.

Posted by Beals at 10:52 AM

August 24, 2005

Math homework 8/24/05

Math textbook, Page 568 – 5-1 odd problems, make a chart for problems 9-19. Show your work for Divisibility Rules 3, 6, and 9.
Link to chart - Download file

Page 569 – 5-2, odd problems, use bobsled for problems 11-25. Show your work.

Vocabulary quiz on Friday.

Posted by Beals at 09:59 AM

August 23, 2005

Math homework 8/23/05

Math workbook, Practice page 5-2, odd problems. Show all your work. Study for quiz on Wed. over Divisibility Rules and Prime Factorization.

Posted by Beals at 04:31 PM

August 22, 2005

Earth Science homework 8/22/05

Study for Quiz on dirt for Tuesday.

Posted by Beals at 01:47 PM

Math homework 8/22/05

Math workbook, 5-2 Practice page, even problems. Show all work on notebook or graph paper.

Posted by Beals at 01:41 PM

August 17, 2005

Math homework for 8/18/05 and 8/19/05

I will be out of the classroom Thursday and Friday, so I am posting the math homework in advance. Have a wonderful weekend.

Math homework for 8/18/05 Worksheet C-8. Show work on divisibility rules for 3, 6, and 9!

Math homework for 8/19/05 Worksheet B-9. Show all work!

Posted by Beals at 03:48 PM

Math homework 8/17/05

Math workbook, Practice page 5-1. Show work on divisibility rules for 3, 6, and 9!

Posted by Beals at 03:43 PM

August 16, 2005

What's beneath our feet!

Our first unit of study covers rocks and how they are formed, the structure of the earth, the building up of the earth and the wearing down of the earth.

We began by exploring soil. What is soil? How is it formed? What is it made of? We currently have an experiment in progress to answer these questions.

This unit will cover several weeks with a variety of projects, activities, and experiments.

Welcome to the world beneath our feet!

Posted by Beals at 03:14 PM

Math homework 8/16/05

Math workbook: Study Guide page of lesson 5-1, Divisibility Patterns.
Show all work.

Posted by Beals at 03:11 PM

August 15, 2005

Math Homework 8/15/05

Page 553, problems 6-15 Show all work!

Posted by Beals at 09:38 AM

August 12, 2005

Math Homework 8/12/05

Complete "textbook scavenger hunt" worksheet. You will need your Math textbook and your red math binder (worksheet is behind the "Assignment" divider). Have a wonderful weekend!

Posted by Beals at 10:39 AM

August 11, 2005

Math homework 8/11/05

Bring a book or novel to read.

Posted by Beals at 03:16 PM

August 10, 2005

Math homework 8/10/05

Parent signature: Math syllabus and letter
Math notebook and 4 dividers

Posted by Beals at 05:45 AM

August 09, 2005


Earth Science: Welcome to the adventure!!

Earth Science is filled with the wonder of our marvelous earth and our galaxy, a very exciting field of study. As we explore each Earth Science Unit we will increase our skills of observation, recording information, and organizing information. We will learn about what is under our feet, as well as, what is above our heads. I hope we will be surprised, inspired and appreciative of this wonderful earth.

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe
around him and calls the adventure Science."
Edwin Powell Hubble

Posted by Beals at 09:42 AM


Math: 6th Grade

Welcome to 6th Grade Math: Mathematics Applications and Connections

I love Math!! It is a wonderful world of mystery and discovery, patterns and connections. Math is also very constant, so everything we learn will be used over and over again. Becoming a “Math Thinker” is our solution to the mysteries in this exciting world of numbers; formulas and rules are the clues we use to unlock the mysteries.

We will begin the year working with the State Standard: M6N
Students will understand the meaning of the four arithmetic operations as related to positive rational numbers and will use these concepts to solve problems.

Throughout the year our focus will be on:
Knowledge (Vocabulary, formula, rules)
Understanding (Relationships, patterns, connections)
Proficiency (Accuracy in problem solving)
Application (Problem solving with a strong emphasis on word problems)


Orders of operation:
Please --- Parenthesis
Excuse --- Exponents
My --- Multiply (both from left to right)
Dear --- Divide

Aunt --- Add (both from left to right)
Sally --- Subtract

Posted by Beals at 09:23 AM

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