Miss Perris' 6th Grade ELA, Reading, and Social Studies


Happy Tuesday,

Unfortunately, no one showed up to Homework Center asking for help with the Hammurabi paragraph.  :(
Picture Make-Up Day has been re-scheduled for Monday, October 16.
Cookie dough pick-up is on Thursday, October 12 in room B-2 (Miss Thompson).  You can pick up your order from NOON through 3:20 pm.  There will be students (with carts) available to help you carry the boxes to your car.  Remember that these products will need to be refrigerated!    
The schedule flip with PE and Reading/Literature will begin TOMORROW.  This means:
Gold group - Monday/Tuesday - Reading/Literature . . . Wed.- Fri. - PE
Blue group - Monday/Tuesday - PE. . . Wed.-Fri. Reading/Literature
Green group - Monday/Tuesday - PE . . . Wed.-Fri.  Reading/Literature
Walden West packet due back as soon as possible.  Science camp donations are due NOW.
Exciting news!!  You should be receiving information from the Santa Clara County Library District.  As a member of the CUSD family, your child will be receiving a library e-card.  If you do not want your child to have an e-card, you are able to opt out.  The e-card will allow your child access to the library’s website.  There are many resources that the library has to offer, including free online tutoring!  Keep an eye out for this information.    
The CIA (Compassion in Action Club) is now looking for specific items:  Beef jerky, trail mix, instant oatmeal packets, mints, cough drops, gum, Band Aids, and small first aid kits.  ALL items need to be turned in by Friday, October 20.
REMEMBER TO COLLECT BOX TOPS! The winning class will receive an ice cream cone party!  Please place BOX TOPS in a baggie, along with your child’s name and the number of BOX TOPS enclosed.  Have your child give them to his/her core teacher.  As always, thank you for your support.
The Scholastic Book Fair will be held October 30 through November 3, 2017.  Volunteers are needed:
Before School – 8:00 – 8:35 a.m.
Break – 10:05 – 10:25
Lunch – 11:45 – 12:45
After School – 2:07 – 2:45
If you are interested, please contact Ms. Panus at 1-408-364-4235 x 5188.
Books and Brauts is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 1. 

1.  Science camp will be from October 23 - 26.  
2.  Mrs. Donovan will hold her homework center on Mondays from 3:15 - 3:45 pm.
3.  Miss Perris will hold her homework club on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:15.   
Homework for 10/10/17:

Language Arts (Perris only):  

*Review grammar worksheet for quiz on Friday, 10/13.

*Short stories will be due before we leave for science camp.  For now, students will be working on them in the classroom.
Social Studies (Perris only):  
*Mesopotamia map due on Tuesday, 10/17 (no more class time will be given to the map)
*Mesopotamia test will given the end of next week - date to follow
Math (All):  Pages 88, 89, 90 #4, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 18, 23
Science (All):  No homework

Reading/Literature (Perris only):  ALL students must have taken at least 1 AR quiz by Friday, 10/13.  The 1st trimester ends on 11/17.

Beginning next Wednesday, we will be alternating PE and Reading/Literature EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY.  This means that your child will have BOTH PE and Reading/Literature in the SAME WEEK.

Please read 20 MINUTES every day at home.  An AR book should be in a student's backpack at all times.  

If you want to find out if the book your child is reading is an AR book, please go to www.arbookfind.com.  Please have your child see me if he/she needs help with book selection.


Have a great night.  


Miss Perris/Mrs. Donovan/Mr. Chen