• 6th Grade

     

    In addition to mastering curriculum and state standards in all subjects, our goal is to build positive digital citizens and prepare students for real-life experiences.

  • Curriculum

     

    Science - NGSS Hands-on investigations focused on: 

    1. Biology/life science - Cellular Systems including Genetics
    2. Physical Science - Weather systems, Earth Conservation and human impact on Earth Systems
    3. Science is everywhere!

    Math 

    1. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
    2. Ratios - Unit Rates
    3. Operations with Decimals
    4. Coordinate plane with positive and negative numbers
    5. Beginning algebraic equations
    6. area and perimeter of 2-D and 3D quadrilaterals and triangles
    7. Graphs and graphing 

    Social Studies

    1. World History Civilizations
    2. Focuses on: Geography, Religion, Accomplishments, Politics, Economics, and Social Class
    3. Multiple Hands On/Art/Writing Projects throughout the year, such as mummifying chickens, Chinese lanterns, Henna hand decorations, and a pharaoh research project.  

    Language Arts

    1. StudySync is used as our key learning material for English. This includes poems, short stories such as Eleven, excerpts from novels of both fiction and nonfiction literature. 
    2. We write 2 - 3 essays during the year to help us learn new skills as well as improve on the techniques learned in the past.
    3. We also use supplemental stories to reinforce our new skills.

     

    Homework Expectations

     

    Math - Homework is given daily. Homework help is offered if needed
    Science - Homework is given at individual teacher discretion
    Language Arts - Homework is given at individual teacher discretion
    Social Studies- Homework is given at individual teacher discretion

    Feild Trips and Special Events

     

    Career Day
    Military Dog Demonstration
    End of the year field trip - Drytown
    Other-TBD

    Classroom Supplies/Donation Requests

     

    • Dry Erase Markers
    • Wipes
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Computer Paper
    • Lines Paper
    • Graphing Paper
    • Pencils
    • Boxes of Tissues
    • Spiral Notebooks
    • Donations of money for Field Trip Funding
    • Earbuds or headphones

     

    Resources

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    For HMH and other student resources

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    Classlink Code: Lancsd

  • Teachers

  • Mrs. Andreoli

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    • Math and Science teacher
    • 18 years experience in education
    • Attended BYU and graduated from CSU Bakersfield

     

  • Mrs. Artiga

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    • Math and Science teacher
    • 15 years experience in education
    • BYU Graduate

     

  • Mrs. Brown

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    • Math and Science teacher
    • 25 years experience in education
    • CSUN Graduate

     

  • Mr. Esse

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    • Language Arts and Social Studies teacher
    • 29 years of teaching experience
    • Master’s Degree in Curriculum 
    • National Board Certified
    • Single and Multiple Subject Credentials

     

     

  • Mrs. Godde

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    • Language Arts and Social Studies teacher
    • 13 years of teaching experience
    • Cal State Bakersfield graduate
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education
    • Master’s degree in Education

     

  • Mrs. Johnson

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    • Math and Science teacher
    • 16 years experience in education
    • Master’s in Education Administration
    • Master’s in Special Education

     

  • Mr. Pikkel

    PIKKEL

    • Language Arts and Social Studies teacher
    • Cal Poly Pomona graduate
    • 2 years of teaching

     

  • Mrs. Riddle

    RIDDLE

    • Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher
    • CSUB Graduate
    • 2 years of teaching