Ms. Myers' Class

6th Grade ELA and Social Studies

SFA Vocabulary

exuberance-noun: showing enthusiasm, being extremely joyful and excited taunt-noun: to provoke, mock, insult, tease solemn-adjective: serious, earnest irritation-noun: the state of being irritated, annoyed, aggravated indistinct-adjective: not clearly marked or defined deceptively- adverb: trying to deceive, mislead forlorn-adjective: dreary, unhappy, miserable, sad rigid-adjective: stiff, unyielding, hard, inflexible  

Nubian Princess-Bert Corona Knight

Today in class, we read about a Nubian Princess that was dressed to meet an Egyptian pharaoh. Some of the things she is pictured with relate to some of the things we wear today. Your homework for tonight is as follows. 1. Think about meeting the President. What special items would you wear/bring to meet the President? 2. Draw a self portrait containing the items you would wear/bring.

Week 5 Vocabulary

decorum – noun – dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc. disgrace – noun – the loss of respect, honor, or esteem; ignominy; shame contact – noun – immediate proximity or association solitary – adjective – alone; without companions; unattended; living alone; avoiding the society of others idle – adjective – not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing Remember To: 1. Create a flashcard for each word. -Word on the.. Read More

ACHIEVE 3000: How-To Video

Since we are still learning how to use Achieve 3000, the video below will give you a brief explanation of how to complete the articles. 1. Click on the link below. 2. Select TeenBiz 3000 Achieve 3000 Training Video *The video is also in Spanish. You should be completing the following sections: 1. Before Reading Poll 2. Article (complete at least 5 reading connections)  3. Activity 4. After Reading Poll.. Read More

Homework: Week of 8/31/15-9/4/15

1. 2 Achieve 3000 articles due on 9/6/15 by 9:00pm -You must complete all 5 sections 2. Word Squares due on 9/8/15 -Complete one square per day for a total of 5 a week. 3. Flashcards due 9/2/15

HOMEWORK: Due 8-31-15

By Monday, you must submit all 5 word squares for all 5 vocabulary words. If you do not remember what the word squares look like, scroll down to the previous post and you will find the link.

Week 3 Vocabulary

thrive – verb – to grow or develop successfully : to flourish or succeed wilted – adjective – of a plant : bent over because of not having enough water; weak and tired especially because of hot weather; having a loss of energy, confidence, effectiveness, etc. gesture – verb – using motions of the limbs or body as a means of expression obituary – noun – an article in a.. Read More

HOMEWORK- 8/26/15

Your homework for tonight is to practice one of your vocabulary words. You will create a WORD SQUARE for the word thrive. In order to know how to do the word square, you need to click on the document below. You can do it on lined paper, a blank sheet of paper, or on the computer. You must print it out. Word Squares-2