Mrs. Strachan's 6th Grade History and English Class

WELCOME! 

I use this page to provide weekly updates and information about what we are doing in class. Please click on the other tabs to learn about me and our classroom/grading policies. Please email me if you have any questions or concerns: astrachan@beaumontusd.k12.ca.us

September 17th - 21st 

ELA 

We are working on the following this week:

  • "Sunrise Over Fallujah" 
  • Reading, annotating and completing access sheets.
  • Identifying Tone
  • Identifying different POV (Points of View)
  • Completing an online written assessment, vocabulary and comprehension questions on Friday, September 17th.

Social Studes

  • We are working on the following this week: 
  • Reading "Nile Valley" pg. 156-164. 
  • Completing Vocabulary 2-1 on Google Classroom 
  • Completing Outline Notes 2-1
  • Kahoot- Who Am I? 2-1 
  • Quiz 2-1 on Thursday
  • Researching for Nile River Project. 

    Homework

    Monday 

    ELA: N/A

    Social Studies:N/A

    Tuesday

    ELA: Complete First Read Access 1, if not completed in class

    Social Studies: Complete Outline Notes if not finished in class.

    Wednesday

  • ELA: Complete Skill Access 1: Points of View, (if not completed in class).

    Social Studies: Study for Vocabulary and Comprehension Quiz tomorrow! Vocabulary is due tomorrow!

    Thursday

    ELA: Complete Skill Access 1: Tone (if not completed in class).

    Social Studies: N/A

    Friday

    ELA: Complete Close Read Access 1 (if you have not completed this)

    Social Studies: N/A

September 10th - 14th 

 

ELA 

 We are working on the following this week: 

+ "Freedom Walkers" - Access 1 and analyze the poem

+ "Skill Lesson" - Access 1 and Group Reading

+ Identifying text structure and using textual evidence.

 

Social Studies

+ Review Week! We are reading an informational article on Mesopotamia that we will annotate and create questions. 

+ Socratic Seminar 

 

 

 

Homework

Monday 

ELA: Any unfinished classwork

Social Studies: Any unfinished classwork.

 

Tuesday

 

ELA: Any unfinished classwork

Social Studies: Any unfinished classwork

Wednesday

ELA: any unfinished classwork

Social Studies: Any unfinished classwork

Thursday

ELA: any unfinished classwork

Social Studies: Any unfinished classwork

Friday

ELA: any unfinished classwork

Social Studies: any unfinished classwork