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    6th Grade Curriculum:
    • Metric System and Measurement (September) 
    • Scientific Method and Inquiry (October) 
    • Populations and Ecosystems (November to January)
    • Levers and Pulleys / Simple Machines (February to early March) 
    • Weather and Water (mid-March to June) <-- CURRENT UNIT

    Grading Policy:
    • 30% Classwork / Lab Work
    • 30% Homework / Lab Notebook 
    • 30% Embedded Tasks (Exams, Tests, Quizzes, Benchmarks)
    • 10% Culminating Task (*Assignment varies by Marking Period) 

    Class Rules:
    1.  Enter room silently.
    2.  Take out your notebook and a pen. Be ready to work. 
    3.  Respect each other.
    4.  No throwing objects or horseplay in the classroom. 
    5.  Ask for permission, sign out, and take a pass before leaving the room for any reason.

    Class Required Items:

    1. Marble Notebook
    2. Pen and Pencil
    3. Regular 2 Flap Folder
    4. Yellow Highlighter
    5. Glue Stick or Tape