What science topics are covered in sixth grade?
The main focus in sixth grade is earth science. More specifically topics such as erosion and deposition, weathering, earth's structure, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, rocks and minerals.Back to Top
What science topics are covered in seventh grade?
The main focus in seventh grade is life science. More specifically topics such as genetics, plants, animals, cell biology, and body systems.Back to Top
What science topics are covered in eighth grade?
The main focus in eighth grade is physical science. More specifically topics such as chemistry, physics, and astronomy.Back to Top
Will homework be given every night?
Students should expect homework every night, except friday. However occasionally there may be homework on fridays.Back to Top
What does my child do if they are absent?
Your child can check the web site for the agenda, what was assigned and what was turned in or they can also look at the calenders in the back of the room. It is the student's responsibility to get the paperwork from the DAILY WORK BIN.Back to Top
Can students do community service in your classroom after school?
I always welcome student help, before or after school.Back to Top
How can we contact you when we are off track?
I generally check my email when I'm off track.Back to Top
What happens to papers that do not have names on them?
I put all paperwork without names on the board with the NO NAME CLIP.Back to Top
How can I review a section more on my own?
If you want to check your skills and get ready for a test, I suggest you go to http://www.phschool.com/ In "LINKS", you can connect directly to the site. There are self-tests and internet activities available. When you get to the site click on Science, then it will take you to a new page where you should enter CA for the State and Under Program enter Science explorer Earth, Life and Physical. It will then take you to a student page where you can choose your grade by your book. 6th grade is Earth Science, 7th is Life Science and 8th is Physical Science.Back to Top
How will my child know where to go on the first day of school?
On the first day of school, there will be signs posted with a list of the alphabet broken down which tells students based on their last name which classroom to go to. It will be in that classroom that they receive their schedule, then a bell will ring and they will go to their 1st period class.Back to Top