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Sixth Grade

Curriculum Highlights

 

English

  • Parts of speech
  • Communication
  • Sequence of events
  • Dramatic activities using verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Basic sight vocabulary
  • Classify words that share a common meaning
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • Writing Process
  • Handwriting

 

Reading

  • Seek out and enjoy printed books of a varied interest
  • Set a purpose for reading

Religion

  • Recognizes the revelation of God
  • Recognizes creation as a sign of God’s power

 

Science

  • Labs - STEAM, Hands on and digital labs
  • Science Fair Projects, Fort Worth Science and Engineering Regional Fairs, Lab reports
  • Science Partnership Labs and Demonstrations 
  • Structure of the Earth, Tectonic Plates, Geological Features
  • Atmosphere & Hydrosphere
  • Fossils
  • Natural Disasters
  • Earth, Sun, & Solar System
  • Oceans & Water Cycle
  • Soil & Rock Composition and Formation
  • History of the Earth
  • Guest Speakers

 

Social Studies

  • Develop historical thinking skills
  • Researching historical sources
  • Constructing narratives and interpretations
  • Use historical thinking skills to develop an understanding of major historical periods, issues, and trends in world history
  • Evaluate major historical periods in ancient world history
  • Recognize the importance of historical periods to examine ideals, beliefs, and institutions, conflicts and resolutions, science and technology to determine how the world came to be what it is
  • Understand how to use resources to gather and analyze information
  • Understand how geography and economics affect history
  • Evaluate various ancient empires and cultures around the world

 

Math

  • Operations with decimals and fractions
  • Estimation of decimals and fractions
  • Order of Operations
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Interpreting Data and Making Graphs
  • Solving Equations
  • Proportions and Percents
  • Geometry and Measurement
  • Probability

 

Special Projects and Activities During The Year

  • Boulevard Heights
  • Baby Blankets for Gabriel’s Angels
  • Pet food to Animal Shelter

Ms. Brittany Grady

Sixth and Seventh Grade Homeroom Teacher
Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Education
Bachelor of Science 
East Central University

Certifications

Texas State Certification - Early Childhood through Fourth Grade