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    Hello! Welcome to Mr Xia's Webpage!

    For any questions or comments don't hesitate to contact me at hxia@is234.org 
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    Metric System Exam (October 2nd or 3rd)
     
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    6th Grade Curriculum (CIG/Advanced)

    • Metric System and Measurement (September) 
    • Scientific Method and Inquiry (October) 
    • Forces and Motion w/ Intro to Structure and Design (November)
    • Simple Machines (December)
    • Types of Energy, Renewable Systems, and Human Impacts (January to February)
    • Matter and Chemistry (February to May)
    • Waves, Electricity, Magnetism (May to June)

    6th Grade Curriculum (Honors/Explorers)
    • 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)
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    Grading Policy:
    • 20% Projects (Lab Reports, Essays)
    • 25% Assessments (Exams, Quizzes)
    • 15% Homework
    • 25% Portfolios (Lab Notebook and Classwork)
    • 15% Class Participation
    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