A Note from Sixth Grade

September 17, 2012

** ****Math**

We have recently completed our first chapter in math. We will begin Chapter 3, Algebra: Integers. During the first few lessons we will be working with positive and negative integers** **and absolute value. The students will receive a new syllabus for this chapter. Please note that this syllabus becomes a study guide for the chapter. The students should have this in class each day. A Mid-Chapter Quiz should be expected the latter part of next week.

**Science**

This week we begin Section 2 of Chapter 2, Classifying Organisms. Below are vocabulary words that will be introduced this week: classification, taxonomy, binomial nomenclature, domain, kingdom, phyla class, order, family, genus, species,prokaryotes eukaryotes, archaea, and bacteria. The students will receive a study guide that helps explain many of these terms. The students should have these guides in each science class.