Websites

Reading

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_lang.htm

interpret maps, graphs, charts, diagrams, captions, and illustrations

read for a variety of purposes, including to answer literal, inferential, or evaluative questions using evidence from literary or informational text

identify imagery, figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole), refrain, rhythm, and flow when responding to literature

identify and use homophones, synonyms, and antonyms for given words in text

Writing

identify and use subjects (simple and compound), pronouns, predicates (simple and compound), modifiers (words and prepositional phrases), adjectives and adverbs and recognize that a word performs different functions according to its position in the sentence

Math

convert and use improper and proper fractions and decimal fractions interchangeably

analyze, explain and apply estimation strategies in working with quantities, measurement, computation and problem solving

compute the circumference of a circle using a formula

use milliliters, liters, fluid ounces, cups, pints, quarts and gallons to measure capacity

identify the units used in computing volume as cubic centimeters (cm¦), cubic meters (m¦), cubic inches (in¦), cubic feet (ft¦), and cubic yards (yd¦)

use variables, such as n or x, for unknown quantities in algebraic expressions

determine and justify the mean, range, mode, and median of a set of data

read, write, order and compare place value of decimal fractions

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

use formulas to find area of polygons, including triangles and parallelograms

find the area of a polygon (regular and irregular) by dividing it into squares, rectangles, and/or triangles and finding the sum of the area of those shapes

analyze and explain the relationship of the circumference of a circle, its diameter, and pi ( p ÿ 3.14)

Science

compare and contrast the structure and function of single-celled and multi-celled organisms

investigate current and static electricity

identify and explain how surface features are caused by constructive processes such as deposition (deltas, sand dunes), earthquakes, volcanoes and faults

recognize that the changes in state of water (vapor/steam, liquid, ice) are due to temperature differences and are examples of a physical change

discuss what a gene is and the role genes play in the transfer of traits

demonstrate examples of physical changes by manipulating common household/classroom items (tearing or cutting paper/aluminum foil) and separating mixtures

Science

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/bug/level1/interactive.htm

Classification!!!!

Social Studies

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/plantation.htm