Ms. Lee's Science Classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to sixth grade science! 

 

 

 

Homework 5/27 - 5/31

**No school Monday, May 27!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none 

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook: Cells, Fungi, Protists test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Homework 5/20 - 5/24

**Standardized testing dates:

           PASS science Tuesday, May 21

           MAP math May 22

           MAP ELA May 24

**No school Monday, May 27!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: Bring flowers by Friday!! :)

Tues: none

Wed: none 

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook: Cells, Fungi, Protists test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook/bring pond water by Friday

Thurs: review notebook/study guide

 

Homework 5/13 - 5/17

**No homework for any classes this week due to testing!! :)

**Standardized testing dates:

           SC Ready writing Tuesday, May 14

           SC Ready reading Wednesday, May 15

           SC Ready math Thursday, May 16

           PASS science Tuesday, May 21

           MAP May 23 and 24

**Any donations of healthy snacks for the kids on testing days would be greatly appreciated. Please send in any of the following items:

                 *string cheese/cubed cheese

                 * grapes, bananas, easy peel Cuties oranges

                 * peppermints (the hard ones like Brachs)

**The cafeteria will serve bagged lunches only on testing days!! :)

 

Homework 5/6 - 5/10

**Standardized testing dates:

           SC Ready writing Tuesday, May 14

           SC Ready reading Wednesday, May 15

           SC Ready math Thursday, May 16

           PASS science Tuesday, May 21

           MAP May 23 and 24

**Any donations of healthy snacks for the kids on testing days would be greatly appreciated. Please send in any of the following items:

                 *string cheese/cubed cheese

                 * grapes, bananas, easy peel Cuties oranges

                 * peppermints (the hard ones like Brachs)

**The cafeteria will serve bagged lunches only on testing days!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none 

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Homework 4/29 - 5/3

**Interims go home Thursday, May 2!! :) 

**Standardized testing dates:

           SC Ready writing Tuesday, May 14

           SC Ready reading Wednesday, May 15

           SC Ready math Thursday, May 16

           PASS science Tuesday, May 21

           MAP May 23 and 24

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon:review notebook/study guide: Cells, Protists, Fungi test Wednesday; bring pond water!! :)

Tues: review notebook/study guide

Wed: none - test day

Thurs: Get interim signed and return to homeroom teacher!! :)

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: Get interim signed and return to homeroom teacher!! :)

 

Homework 4/22 - 4/26

**No school Monday, April 22!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon:none

Tues: review notebook: Cells, Protists, Fungi test next week!! :)

Wed: review notebook/study guide

Thurs: review notebook/ study guide

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

 

 

Homework 4/8 - 4/12

**Please return your field trip forms with payment. All forms and money are due back Wednesday, April 10!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Homework 4/1 - 4/5

**Field trip forms are going home today. All forms and money are due back Wednesday, April 10!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook - Vertebrate/Invertebrate, Behavior, Adaptations test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook and study guide

Thurs: review notebook and study guide

 

 

Homework 3/18 - 3/22

**Early release Friday, 3/22! 1:25 dismissal!! :)

**Spring break next week, 3/25-3/29!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: review notebook: Vertebrate/Invertebrate, Behavior & Adaptations test tomorrow!! :) ***Please bring black crayons!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook: Classification, Taxonomy, Dichotomous Key test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

 

 

 

Homework 3/4 - 3/8

**Sunday, March 10, Daylight Savings time begins!! Spring forward!! :)

**Saturday, March 9, STEM festival! Ladson Exchange Park Fairgrounds, 10:00-3:00, free admission and parking!! :)

**Donations of colored copy paper would be greatly appreciated!! :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review Work and Simple Machines - test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: review Classification, Taxonomy, Dichotomous Key - test Fri.!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook/study guide 

Thurs: review notebook/study guide

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review Work and Simple Machines - test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Homework 2/18 - 2/22

**Monday is a regular school day!! :)

**Interims go home Wednesday!!  :)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none 

Wed: none 

Thurs: none 

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none 

Thurs: none 

 

Homework 2/11 - 2/15

**Please sign and return field trip permission forms!! You can pay online, or send cash or a check!! :)

**Valentine's Day dance Thursday at 5:00!!  :)

**No school for kids Friday!! :)

 

 

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: review notebook: Work and Simple Machines test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none - oyster bagging Duckworth/Newkirk

Thurs: none - oyster bagging Lanfersiek/Lee

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none - oyster bagging Duckworth/Newkirk

Thurs: none - oyster bagging Lanfersiek/Lee

 

Homework 2/4 - 2/8

**Please sign and return field trip permission forms!! You can pay online, or send cash or a check!!:)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: review notebook: Work and Simple Machines test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook 

Thurs: review notebook

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook: Electricity and Magnetism test Friday!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook 

 

Homework 1/28 - 2/1

**Bring coats, jackets, hats, gloves to donate to a homeless shelter!! We need sizes for all ages!!:)

 

Cirrus (5)/ Cumulus (2)

Mon: none

Tues: none 

Wed: none 

Thurs: none - Invention Convention 6:00-7:00!! :)

 

Nimbus (6)/ Stratus (3)

Mon: review notebook: Electricity and Magnetism test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook - Invention Convention 6:00-7:00!! :)

 

Homework 1/21 - 1/25

**Bring coats, jackets, hats, gloves to donate to a homeless shelter!! We            need sizes for all ages!!:)

**No school, Monday, Jan. 21!! Martin Luther King observance!! :)

**Report cards Tuesday, Jan.22!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: No school!! :)

Tues: none - windmill building

Wed: none - windmill building

Thurs: none - windmill building - testing tomorrow!! :)

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: No school!! :)

Tues: none - windmill building

Wed: none - windmill building

Thurs: none - windmill building - testing tomorrow!! :)

 

Homework 1/14 - 1/18

**Bring windmill materials!! :)

**Early release, Friday, Jan. 18!! 1:25 dismissal :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review notebook - magnetism/electricity test Friday!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook - energy transformations test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

 

Homework 1/7 - 1/11

**Welcome back!! :)

**MAP - ELA, Thursday, Jan. 10!! :)

**MAP - Math, Friday, Jan. 11!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review notebook - magnetism/electricity test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook - energy transformations test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Homework 12/17 - 12/21

**Half day Friday, 12/21. 11:30 dismissal!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none 

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook - forms of energy - test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Homework 12/10 - 12/14

**Spelling Bee Tuesday, 12/11!! :)

**Winter Feast Friday, 12/14!! Dress to impress!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review energy transformation notes - test Thursday!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: none - test day!! :)

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook - forms of energy - test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook - forms of energy 

Wed: review notebook - forms of energy

Thurs: review notebook - forms of energy

 

Homework 12/3 - 12/7

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review forms of energy notes - test Thursday!! :)

Tues: review notebook/study guide

Wed: review notebook/ study guide

Thurs: none - test day!! :)

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: review notebook - forms of energy

Thurs: review notebook - forms of energy

 

Homework 11/26 - 11/30

**11/27 Interims!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review forms of energy notes - test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Homework 11/19 - 11/23

**11/20 Lanfersiek & Duckworth kayak

**Bring: water, sunscreen, lunch

**have a wonderful Thanksgiving!! No school 11/21,22,23!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review forms of energy notes - test next week!! :)

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none - atmosphere/ station model test day!! :)

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Homework 11/12 - 11/16

**11/15 Lanfersiek & Duckworth kayak

**11/16 Lee & Newkirk kayak

**Bring: water, sunscreen, lunch

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: Conduction, Convection, Radiation

Tues: none

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook: atmosphere/ station model; test next /Monday!! :)

Tues: review notebook/study guide: atmosphere/ station model

Wed: review notebook/study guide: atmosphere/station model

Thurs: review notebook/study guide: atmosphere/ station model

 

 

 

Homework 11/5 - 11/9

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: none - Atmosphere/Station Model test day!! :)

Tues: Election Day - no school! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none

Tues: Election Day - no school! :)

Wed: review notebook: atmosphere/station model

Thurs: review notebook: atmosphere/ station model

 

Homework 10/29 - 11/2

***Monday, 10/29 report cards and field trip forms go home!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: station model activity

Tues: Using a Weather Map

Wed: review notes: Atmosphere/Station Model test next Monday

Thurs: review notes

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook/study guide:Climate/Weather, Water Cycle, Clouds test Wednesday

Tues: review notebook/study guide

Wed: none - test day

Thurs: none

 

Homework 10/22 - 10/26

***Wednesday, 10/24, Wear orange to show unity!! :)

***Thursday, 10/25, Early Release, 1:25 dismissal!! :)

***Friday, 10/26, Family Data Conferences - no school for students!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: reveiw study guide - Climate/Weather, Water Cycle, Clouds test tomorrow

Tues: none - test day

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: Climate/Weather, Water Cycle, Clouds test next week - review notebook

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Homework 10/15 - 10/19

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: none

Tues: review notes:Climate/Weather, Water Cycle, Clouds test next week 

Wed: review notes

Thurs: review notes

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none

Tues: thermometer

Wed: barometer

Thurs: none

 

Homework 10/8 - 10/12

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: barometer/thermometer

Tues: none 

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review study guide:Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test tomorrow!! :)

Tues: none - test day!! :)

Wed: none

Thurs: Weather or Climate?

 

Homework 10/1-10/5

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review study guide: Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test tomorrow! :)

Tues: none - test day

Wed: none

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: review notebook:Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test next week!! :)

Tues: review notebook

Wed: review notebook

Thurs: review notebook

 

Homework 9/24-9/28

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review notes: Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test next Monday! :)

Tues: review notes

Wed: review notes

Thurs: review notes; Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: Wind and Air xword (down)

Tues: Wind and Air xword (across)

Wed: review notes - test next week! :)

Thurs: review notes; Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

Homework 9/17- 9/21   

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review notes: Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test next week! :)

Tues: review notes

Wed: Wind and Air xword puzzle (down)

Thurs: Wind and Air xword puzzle (across); Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: line graph activity

Tues: circle graph activity

Wed: review notes

Thurs: Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

Homework 9/10- 9/14   

        ** MAP math Tuesday, 9/11; MAP reading Thursday, 9/13!! :)    

              **Any donations of colored copy paper would be greatly appreciated!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: review notes: Wind, Fronts, Air Masses test next week! :)

Tues: review notes

Wed: Wind and Air xword puzzle (down)

Thurs: Wind and Air xword puzzle (across); Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: line graph activity

Tues: circle graph activity

Wed: review notes

Thurs: Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

 

Homework 9/3- 9/7        **Picture Day is Tuesday, 9/4!! :)                                                **Any donations of colored copy paper would be greatly appreciated!! :)

 

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: Labor Day! No school!! :)

Tues: line graph activity

Wed: circle graph activity

Thurs: Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: Labor Day! No school!! :)

Tues: review notes

Wed: review notes

Thurs: Hatchet log due tomorrow!!

 

Homework 8/27-8/31

Cirrus (2)/ Cumulus (5)

Mon: Write a paragraph about a time you were in bad weather.

Tues: none

Wed: review notes

Thurs: none

 

Nimbus (3)/ Stratus (6)

Mon: none

Tues: none

Wed: Write a paragraph about a time you were in bad weather.

Thurs: review notes

    

 

Ms. Cathleen Lee

6th Grade Science

Email: susan_lee@charleston.k12.sc.us

Website: https://educatorpages.com/site/mmsteamarete

 

Back To School! 

Welcome back to another school year! I am very excited to be teaching sixth grade science at Moultrie Middle! I have taught fifth through eighth grades, covering all subject areas in a variety of student groupings and teaching configurations. My degrees and certifications include: a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Master in Elementary Education, National Board certification, and highly qualified status in Middle Level Mathematics and Middle Level Science. My experience ranges from working in critical needs schools to those that are extremely high achieving. I believe a spirit of community and sense of belonging are essential to effective teaching and learning; therefore this spirit is enmeshed in the day-to-day management of my classroom.

            In order to ensure that our class time is used efficiently, we are going to have to follow certain guidelines. The following policies have been designed to clear up any confusion before it begins, as well as to let you know what I expect from you. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the school or e-mail me at Susan_Lee@charleston.k12.sc.us

 

Classroom Behavior:

In order for our classroom to run as smoothly as possible, some guidelines need to be kept in mind at all times. These rules are in addition to Charleston County’s and Moultrie’s Codes of Conduct: 

 

Be a PROUD Patriot!

Prepared

Bring all materials and assignments to class – including agenda

Use pencils only in math class

Be on time to class

Respectful

Treat all classmates, faculty, and staff respectfully

Raise your hand to speak ; One person speaks at a time

Gum is prohibited

Orderly

Remain in your assigned seat unless given permission to move

Keep your area clean and organized

Keep hands, feet, and objects to self

Use materials for their designated purpose

Uniform

Comply with Moultrie’s dress code and ID policy at all times

Diligent

Do your own work

Remain on task for the class period – work bell to bell

 

The schoolwide discipline plan will be followed.

***A water bottle is allowed during class.

 

Classroom Procedures:

  • Grading

The grading scale is:            90-100 - A

                                                     80-  89 - B

                                                     70-  79 - C

                                                    60-  69 - D

                                                    59 & below – F

Final grades are determined by total points.

 

  • Homework/Late Work/Make-Up Work:

Homework is due at the beginning of class. Homework will be posted on the Arete website weekly. Please check daily for updated information. Unless otherwise noted, all homework is due the day after it is assigned. If you are absent, it will be your responsibility to ask for your make-up work. You may also check the website for missed assignments. Be sure to see me if you have any questions.

 

  • Extra Help:

I am available for extra help from 8-8:20 in the morning and at lunch on days I do not have duty. All students will be given a pass to my room to use when they need help! 

 

 

 

Materials Needed for Class

- Composition or spiral notebook

-Binder with notebook paper 

-Pencils, colored pencils, markers, highlighter

-textbook

-hand-held pencil sharpener

 

Topics for the year in science:

Science and Engineering Practices

Atmosphere and Weather

Energy and Simple Machines

Classification and the Animal Kingdom

Diversity of Life: Protists, Fungi, and Plants

 


DONATIONS WISH LIST:

 

There are many materials that need replenishing throughout the year. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.  :)

·Colored copy paper

·Science literature books

 

 


 

 

CONTACT:      susan_lee@charleston.k12.sc.us