Ms. Myers' Class

6th Grade ELA and Social Studies

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

Week 4 Vocabulary

occupation – noun – the work that a person does; a person’s job or profession   coincidence – noun – a situation in which events happen at the same time in a way that is not planned or expected   alteration – noun – the act, process, or result of changing something   declined – verb – to become lower in amount or less in number; to become worse in.. Read More


SEEDFOLKS SWBAT analyze character traits and actions to determine why characters make the choices they make.

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

Data Assessment

Now that we have our results for NWEA Maps, you will reflect on your scores. For homework, you are to analyze your scores by answering the questions below. DUE MAY 5, 2015 1. Discuss your results. -Did your scores go up? -How big of a jump/drop did you receive? 2. Identify your strength. -Literature? -Informational Text? -Vocabulary Acquisition and Use? 3. Identify an are that needs improvement. -Literature? -Informational Text?.. Read More

5 Pillars of Islam

Today we will learn about the 5 Pillars of Islam. You will be creating your own pillars relating to Muhammad’s teachings. 5PillarsAssignment-4 For HOMEWORK due 5/1/15, you must bring your rough draft of your 5 Pillars to class.  Below is an example of my own “5 Pillars of Ms. Contreras.”