6TH GRADE September 1, 2015 Mrs. Muller Math/Science September 1, 2015 HERE IS WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MY CLASS… IN THIS ISSUE What we are learning… After school tutoring starts September 8th thru September 24th, 3:30 pm. – 4:30 p.m. Math : Students are using operations with integers and positive rational numbers to solve problems Understanding and applying ratios and rates and using equivalent ratios to represent proportional relationships Using expressions and equations to represent relationships in a variety of contexts and understanding data representation. Science: Physical properties of Matter: Students will compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability in class and in Lab. Calculate density to identify an unknown substance; and test the physical properties of minerals, including hardness, color, luster. Your child has been provided with an IXL Account for Math pratice. They will embark on a virtual treasure hunt as they tackle math challenges and reveal colorful prizes. The more they practice, the more they win! Mark Your Calendar! 9/7 – Labor day Holiday 9/2- Open House at Americas High School, 5-7 pm 9/23 – Early Release Parents remember to check the website for updated information.