Ms. Wejman

June 18th, 2013

Ray Yearbook

During the month of May, the sixth graders wrote articles to create a “green” Ray yearbook.  Thanks to Mrs. Cobb, the yearbook was published through padlet.  Once on padlet, the password drewa can be used to read the articles. 

http://padlet.com/wall/8ofexe3l0y

June 17th, 2013

Tuesday 6/18

9:30 – 10:30 Social Studies Museum

10:30 – 11:30  Math and Language Arts classes as normal

1:35 – 2:35   9:30 Math Group + Mr, Keith’s students & ½ o f 206 to 503 for Math

                   Rest of students to 206 for Police visit

 

2:35 – 3:35   Students who were in 206 go to 503 for math

                   Students were in 503 go to 206 for Police visit

Wednesday 6/19

9:30 – 10:30 Young Authors in Library

10:30 – 11:30 Math for both groups to finish golf courses

                     (9:30 class will be in 512/ 10:30 group in 503)

Afternoon as normal

Thursday 6/20

9:30 – 12:30 Science Day Activities and Challenges

12:30 – 3:15 Picnic

3:15 – 3:45 Clean out lockers and remove all belongings

 

Friday 6/21

9:30 – Rehearsal for luncheon (either in 503 or atrium)

 

11:00 – 1:00 Luncheon

1:00 – 1:30 Homerooms and gathering of stuff to go home

1:30 – 3:30 Dance

June 14th, 2013

 

Peek at the Week

Week of June 17th-21st

 

Monday – Young Author Books Due

Tuesday – World History Museum in the Cafeteria 9:30-10:30

Wednesday – Young Author Celebration in the Library 9:30-10:30

Thursday – Science Morning and Sixth Grade Picnic

Friday – Sixth Grade Tea 11AM

and Sixth Grade Dance

June 7th, 2013

Miss Wejman’s Peek at the Week ~ Week of June 10th

Miss Wejman’s

Peek at the Week

Week of June 10th-14th

 

Writer’s Workshop

Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

During writer’s workshop, the students will have time to work on their young author books and their yearbook articles.  All young author books will be due on Monday, June 17th.  Students writing fiction have been reminded to keep the model of a “plot mountain” or “plot cliff” when writing their stories.  Often times, young authors get lost in creating a detailed exposition that they neglect to include a rising action and conflict that leads up to the most exciting part, the climax. 

 

Social Studies

Common Core Standard: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. 

As the students are learning about the invasions and changes to the Roman Empire, they will be identifying the vocabulary associated with the manor system.  In addition to creating a map identifying the key vocabulary of this economic system, they will work in groups to create a skit acting out this way of life of the people during this time period. Activity book homework includes pages 92 and 93.

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