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


Happy Monday,

PINK conference forms need to be signed and returned to school as soon as possible.  Conferences will be held on Monday, October 30th - Friday, November 3rd.  Students must attend the conference with parents.  
Spirit Week:
TOMORROW:  Disney Day
Wednesday:  Tie-Dye Day
Thursday:  Super Hero Day
Friday:  Fall Colors Day
Friday, 10/6 will be the first official 5th/6th grade Game Day from 3:15 - 4:45 pm in the cafeteria.  The cost of the ticket is $2.00.  Permission slips will be sent home soon.  Students will not be able to participate without a signed permission slip.
For information regarding science camp, you can go to:  http://www.waldenwest.org/school_programs/first-aid.asp
Have you signed up for the Rolling Hills Record, RHMS' weekly newsletter?  Please sign up on the website today.  https://rollinghills.campbellusd.org/newsletter/signup.
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.
BOX TOPS COMPETITION WILL BE HELD DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.  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.   
4.  CHEER TRYOUTS ARE BACK ON!!  Clinics:  Mon., 10/2/17 @ 4:30-5:30 pm and Tue., 10/3/17 @ 4:30-5:30 (meet in N2).  Parent Meeting:  Wed., 10/4/17 @ 5:30-6:30.  Tryouts:  Thurs., 10/5/17 @ 4:30 pm.  Please see Mr. Aguayo in N2 for further information.
Homework for 10/2/17:

Language Arts (Perris only):  

*Review grammar worksheet in preparation for quiz on Friday, 10/6

*Please read and sign the letter from Mr. Chen.  Return to school as soon as possible (gold group only).
***Students who received a score of 3 or lower on the Jumping Tree response may rewrite their answer for a higher grade.  The response can be found on pg. 8 in the student workbook (Close Reader).  This response was worth 5 assessment points.  Grades have already been entered into PowerSchool.
Social Studies:  There is an issue with the Glencoe website that I gave you last week.  The librarian is checking with the publisher at this point.  I will let you know what she finds out.
Math:  Page 82-84, #4-10, 21, 24
Science:  Walden West packet due back as soon as possible.

Reading/Literature:  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