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Scholarly Traits

Which of these characteristics of a scholar do you possess? Which do you struggle with?

  • Scholars come with a half a cup of knowledge ready to learn more. They practice academic humility.
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Book Club

"There's nothing better for you--not broccoli, not an apple a day, not aerobic exercise. In terms of the whole rest of your life, in terms of making you smart in all ways, there's nothing better. ...more

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Six Traits of Writing

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Field Trips

Field Trips
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Technology

We Have Netbooks and iPads
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"All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge.  The fun is in making the connections."

-Arthur Aufderheide, Paleopathologist

Mrs. Holman's 6th Grade Class

FIELD TRIP-CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER

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Thursday, March 19th

Time: 8:30AM-3:00PM

The entire sixth grade will be going to Los Angeles to the California Science Center to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor and view the IMAX film Jerusalem and to explore the permanent  science exhibits.

Camp High Trails

Camp High Trails is coming up soon!

The link below is for the forms needed for camp.  If you lost the forms that were sent home on Thursday, January 22nd, then you can visit the High Trails website to download the needed forms for your child to attend camp.  Remember, the cost of camp is $275.00 and all checks must be made payable to NMUSD.  Final payment and all forms are due no later than March 13th.  Thank you.

http://dirtyclassroom.com/formsforhightrails/

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Welcome Back!!!

You are embarking on a fabulous journey. Sixth grade will be one of the best years of your life and one that you will remember always. Our class will run like a family, one built on trust, ...more

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Reader's Workshop

Literary Elements

Character - representation of a person, place, or thing performing traditionally human activities or functions in a work of fiction

  • Protagonist - The character the story revolves ...more

Calendar

A Little About Your Teacher

Welcome Back to School!!! My name is Mrs. Holman and I am so excited to be starting my sixth year here at Davis Magnet School. Although I have been teaching for fifteen years, this is my tenth year ...more

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WE ARE A GREEN SCHOOL AND CLASSROOM!

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Mrs. Holman Locker

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End of Year Activities!

Don't miss out!  The following is a list of the end of year activities.  Make sure that if you have one foot out the door, you remember, you are still part of our classroom family and need to make good choices.

The Outsiders movie with popcorn

Field Day

Pool Party

Kickball 6th vs. Teachers

The Amazing Race

Greek Olympics

Knott's Berry Farm

Ancient Rome

So far, we have compared the Roman Gladiators to The Hunger Games.  We posed the guiding question of, "How does a ruling class maintain power?"  It was very interesting looking at and dissecting the connections between modern literature and ancient history.  We will use this question as we navigate through our study of the ancient history of Rome.

SWUN Back to Basic Facts Practice

Link to BACK TO BASIC FACTS practice for multiplication.

http://swunmath.com/students This link is for certain students to practice their much needed facts.

 

The following link is for videos that relate to the current lesson being taught in class.  Please use this link to help you if you need another visual to assist you.  The password is Holman.

http://swunmath.com/student-videos/

 

This link should be open to all students.

http://swunmath.com/facts-practice/

 

The following link is for parents to help understand Common Core math.

http://swunmath.com/parents/

Mesopotamia

Math Websites!!!

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6th Grade Camp

Dates: April 22-25th

Cost: Approximately $275.00

Payment due: March 7th

 

Ancient Civilizations

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Socratic Seminar

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Nobody's Perfect!

It is important to have high expectations for yourself, however, when you start to become too self-critical, just remember...

  • Walt Disney was once fired by a newspaper editor because he "lacked ...more

"I cannot teach anybody anything.  I can only make them think."

-Socrates

Science

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Jiji Activation Code

*Use this activiation code if you want to work on Jiji at home for homework. 

DAV75A LDQ 84 9LU

Jiji Math

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Our Adopted University

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Where I Went To College

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Mental Math

The Role of Mental Math

• When a problem involves “large”

numbers, many children – and adults –

automatically reach for paper and pencil,

or a calculator. However, with good

conceptual understanding of ...more