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Ms. Megan Burlison - 6th Grade Reading

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-Welcome to 6th Grade Reading-

Here is your virtual check-in, where you'll find information and updates about things happening in the classroom and at our school.  This website provides an excellent opportunity to communicate and connect.  I encourage you to visit often!

I will do my best to keep my site updated, so that each visit is a good one.

Thanks,

Ms. Burlison

***Students have been loving our class novel, Wonder. If you haven't asked them about it yet, please do!  We teachers are so pleased with the discussion the book can bring about.  

-The AR goal is coming up quick!  If your child is aiming for a 100% of their goal, it is due October 16th.  Remember, this year the AR goal will be counted as a tested grade, like two daily grades.  We will be taking it as a precentage of the goal, so it could be two 93%, or 82%.  It is not all or nothing.  

-Many are relying on the book Wonder to achieve all of their goal.  We have stressed that there is a chance we might not finish the book in time.  Their option is to read ahead and finish the book before the class finishes.  They can come in any morning but Friday, get lunch approval from me to come in, or they can purchase the book on their own.  Many have taken advantage of this as they just can't stand not knowing what happens next! :)

-As always, students need to be reading at home several times throughout the week.  

-Book Fair Preview is this Friday! I love this time of year of new books and excited readers.

-Book Fair Purchase is September 24th.

 

 

 

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
Monday
(September 16)
Tuesday
(September 17)
Wednesday
(September 18)
Thursday
(September 19)
Friday
(September 20)

 

Book: Wonder

Catching up

 

 

Book:  Wonder

Library Day

Book: Wonder

Walkathon/early dismissal 

 Book: Wonder

Journal Response

 Book: Wonder

Book Fair Preview

 
 
Monday
(September 9)
Tuesday
(September 10)
Wednesday
(September 11)
Thursday
(September 12)
Friday
(September 13)

Book: Wonder

Vocabulary Chart 1/2

Book:  Wonder

Vocabulary Chart 2/2

Book: Wonder

Inference Questions 

 Book: Wonder

Catch Up

 Book: Wonder

Comprehension Questions and AR Day

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School Reminders:

Tuesday, 17th and Thursday, 19th - Honor Choir
Honor Choir will take place every Tuesday and Thursday morning beginning at 7:25 a.m.
 
Tuesday, 17th - Technology Club
Our Technology Club will begin this Tuesday after school from 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  This first session will last 5 weeks and will end on October 15th.
 
Thursday, 19th - Chess Club
Our Chess Club will continue to meet every other Thursday afterschool from 3:00 p.m.-3:40 p.m.  Chess Club will be meeting this Thursday.
 
Thursday, 19th - Sequoyah Club
Sequoyah Club will meet for the first time this Thursday after school from 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
 
Wednesday, October 23rd - 5th Grade STEM Club
Applications will be sent home tomorrow.
 
6th Grade STEM Club will be decided once we receive information and details regarding the Engineering Falr.
 
PTO Meeting - Monday, September 16th - 6:00 p.m.
 
Remember, this Wednesday, we will dismiss at 1:00 p.m.  Buses will run exactly 2 hours early.  Our carline (pick-up) will begin at 1:00 p.m.
 
Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place next week on Tuesday, September 24th and on Thursday, September 26th from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Be sure to write down your conference times as you sign-up each conference. 
 
Be sure to visit our Fall Book Fair in our library during Parent/Teacher Conferences!!!