# Thursday, May 21st

A bittersweet goodbye to all my sixth grade kiddos!!  You will be missed next year!

I am looking forward to meeting all the fifth grade students heading our way from HIS!!!

Have a terrific and safe summer!!!!

# Tuesday, May 12th

2nd Semester/4th Nine Weeks Benchmark for sixth grade math is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13th and Thursday, May 14th!

Students……please review your old tests, ASPIRE study guide, your math notebook (excellent resource!!) to prepare for the Benchmark!  Review the list of skills I posted on the whiteboard in our classroom as well as in Monday’s blog post!

Study hard & get some rest!

# MATH BENCHMARK is WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th

It’s finally here! Our last benchmark for the year!  The math benchmark for 4th nine weeks/2nd semester will be given this Wednesday, May 13th and if needed, May 14th. I have posted a list of skills that will be assessed on this exam. Please have your student review these skills using their math notebook, the ASPIRE study guide, and any homework/quizzes they have in their binder!

SKILLS TO REVIEW

• ratios, rates, unit rate
• measurement conversions
• percent of a whole number
• The Percent Proportion (foldable in their math notebook!)
• Discounts, Sales Tax, Tip
• Area of squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids (know the formulas!!!!!)
• volume  (answers are always in cubic units)
• surface area & nets
• mean, median, mode, range
• dot plots
• box & whisker plots (upper quartile, lower quartile, least value, greatest value)
• inequalities
• graphing inequalities

Whew!!! We’ve mighty busy since Christmas!!!!

# Friday, May 1st

Our GeoBuild project is finally complete, voting has taken place, the results have been tabulated and here are the final results:

Congratulations to all my students for their hard work this week!