Grade 6

Welcome to Mrs. Zavala WEBPAGE 

Email: zavala@stmichaelsca.org

Welcome Letter

I am going to teach 

Science 7th Grade and 6th Grade. ELA 7 and 6th Grade. Religion and Homeroom 6th Grade.

Science 7th Grade Topics:

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

-Scientific Inquiry

-Scientific Laws and theories

-Compare and Contrast Fact vs Opinion

  MATTER

– Matter

– Mass and Weight

– Volume

– Density

 

PROPERTIES OF MATTER

-Physical Properties

-Chemical Properties

-Comparing Physical and Chemical Properties

-Using Properties to Identify Unknown Substances

 

PURE SUBSTANCES

-How Particles Combine

-Pure Substances: Elements and Compounds

-Mixtures.

 

STATES OF MATTER

-Particles in Motion

-Properties of Solids, Liquids and Gases

 

Science 6th Grade Topics:

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

-Scientific Inquiry

-Scientific Laws and theories

-Compare and Contrast Fact vs Opinion

 

SIMPLE AND COMPLEX MACHINES

-Motion

-Forces

-Newton’s Laws

-Energy

-Energy Work

-Simple Machines

 

ENERGY, WORK AND SIMPLE MACHINES

-Types of Energy

-Energy Transformations and Work

-Machines

 

WEATHER AND THE ATMOSPHERE

-Matter

-Properties of Matter

-Changes of Matter

ELA 7th Grade Topics:

ANALYZE & APPLY

-Short Story

-Myth

-Poem

-History Writing

 

GRAMMAR

-Subjects, Predicates, and Sentences                 -Subject-Verb Agreement

-Nouns                                                                 -Glossary of Special Usage Problems

-Verbs

-Pronouns

-Adjectives

-Adverbs

-Propositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

 

COLLABORATE AND COMPARE

-Short Story

-Article

 

INDEPENDENT READING

-Legend

-Myth

-Poem

 

NOVEL CONNECTION

-Novel

 

ANALYZE AND APPLY

-Short Story (Write an Informational  Essay)

 

ELA 6th Grade Topics:

ANALYZE AND APPLY

-Novel

-Poem

-Informational Text

-How to Use Digital Text

 

GRAMMAR

-Subjects, Predicates and sentences                  -Subject-Verb Agreement

-Nouns                                                                 -Glossary of Special Usage Problems

-Verbs

-Pronouns

-Adjectives

-Adverbs

-Propositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

 

COLLABORATE AND COMPARE

-Informational Text
-Short Story

INDEPENDENT READING

-Poem
-Narrative Nonfiction
-Informational Text

NOVEL CONNECTION

-Novel (Write Informational Essay)

ANALYZE AND APPLY

-Science Fiction

COLLABORATE AND COMPARE

-Argument Poem

INDEPENDENT READING

-Poem
-Short Story
-Speech
-Arguments (Write Argumentative Essay)

Religion 6th Grade Topics:

6TH GRADE SAINTS

-St. Joan of Arc
-St. John Bosco
-St. Stephen
-St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
-The Rosary 
-All Saints  
-Advent 
-Christmas

FOUNDATIONS OF CATHOLICISM

-Prayers
-Fundamental Rules of Catholicism
-The Pathway to Adulthood (In Catholicism)

WE BELIEVE UNIT 1: FORMING THE COVENANT

-God’s Revelation
-God’s Creation
-God’s Relationship With the People
-God’s Promise With the People
-God’s Choice in our Patriarchs