Shannon McElhaney

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LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL!!!!

This week we will be watching some Life Science documentaries to prepare for next year and play some end of the year Earth Science games! Our Awards Day will be Thursday morning. If it is pretty, we usually hold it outside in the front circle underneath the trees. You may check your student out once […]

LET’S GO TO SPACE!!!!!!

It’s time for the one unit that everyone has been waiting for….SPACE! We literally could spend months and months researching all things space. We will be performing several experiments both in class and the science lab. There will be twice where we get to once again use food and build something and then demolish and […]

UNIT TEST AND VOCABULARY TEST FRIDAY

We will be finishing up our notes on weather this week and have several review games planned for Wednesday and Thursday. Our test will be this FRIDAY over our notes and over our Vocabulary. Since we have had so many out due to sickness, we are using this week to make sure everyone has all […]

WEATHER

We are starting our unit on WEATHER and this is one of the most exciting units that we study! Everyone loves when we get to talk about tornadoes and all they want to do is watch storm chasers! I have some interesting lab experiments planned that will hopefully explain certain aspects of weather that has […]

Unit Test and Vocabulary Test

I have changed our tests from Monday to Tuesday, January 30th. Due to the snow days, we are a day behind.    Thank you!

WELCOME BACK!!!!!!

I hope everyone had a fantastic break and you are rested up and ready to finish out our last half of the school year! Wow! I can’t believe we are almost done with sixth grade! Just an update on grades to clear up any confusion. Students had until the day before Christmas break to retake […]

Week of November 27-December 1

Busy week back for us! We are finishing up our last two topics in our unit covering Volcanoes and Earthquakes. This Friday, December 1, will be a test over these two items and our vocabulary test. Since it is a very short week of information, students are encouraged to take home their notes and read […]

NEW UNIT: EARTH LAYERS, PLATE TECTONICS, VOLCANOES AND EARTHQUAKES

We have started our third unit of study on our science standards. This unit is always a favorite since there is a section that deals with volcanoes and earthquakes! Students always enjoy those lab days! In speaking of labs, thank you to those that sent in all the goodies for our soil parfaits! This was […]

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE!!!!!!!

Wednesday, October 18—-UNIT TEST OVER WEATHERING, EROSION , AND SOIL                                            #2 VOCABULARY TEST   Thursday, October 19—Berry Fieldtrip   Friday, October 20—AG Safety Fieldtrip

WEATHER AND EROSION UNIT

We have begun our next unit of study and students have started their new science folder of information. We did a good job on our first unit assessment. Please remind students that since unit tests count 80% of their total grade, if they fail it, they need to retake it to pull up their grade […]

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