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6th Science Syllabus

 

6th Grade Science Syllabus for Mr. Fox

 

 Core Concepts:       

 

  PLANT PARTS/

  FUNCTIONS                   

  ANIMAL

 CHARACTERISTICS 

 

  CELLS         

 

  DNA         

 

  GENETICS          

 

  HUMAN  BODY  

  SYSTEMS          

 

    PHENOMENONS          

  

    ECOSYSTEMS    

foxk@usd385.org                Room #611                  Phone# 316-218-4610

What to Bring Everyday: 

  • Charged Chromebook

  • Science Notebook

  • Agenda (online/paper)

  • Pencil/Pen/Highlighter

  • Earbuds/Headphones

Tips for Success:

  • Be prepared to work hard and have fun. 

  • Ask for help if you don’t understand something BEFORE the test.  

  • Complete homework in a timely manner.

  • The more effort you give, the more you will learn.

Expectations

Absent Work: 

  • View assignments by going to Mr. Fox’s Teacher Web Page in the AMS website under Faculty and Staff then click on 6th Grade Science Lesson Plans.

Tardiness: 

  • You are to be in the classroom and in your seat before the bell rings or be online in zoom meeting when class time starts . If you are late, you must have a pass to not be counted tardy. 

Food and Drink: 

  • No food or drink is allowed in the classroom. Water bottles are allowed to remain at student tables but not during labs.

Google Classroom:

  • You will have assignments and activities that will be completed and submitted in your Google Classroom account.

Homework

  • Homework must be turned in by the end of the day on the due date. If homework is turned in late, there will be a 20% deduction. 

  • All late work two days late after the due date will remain a zero in PowerSchool and will not be able to be made up (unless you have an excussed absence).

  • All homework is posted on Mr. Fox’s teacher web page. Click on 6th Grade Lesson Plans to view homework for the week. 

 

           Grading Scale:

    A        B       C      D      F 

  100-90  89-80  79-70  69-60  59-0

* Daily Assignments and Labs are 50% of your grade

* Tests and Projects are 50% of your grade

  


 

During the Fall and Spring, there will be times when the students will walk to the pond (behind the school) to learn about plants and animals. Students are encouraged to bring an extra pair of old shoes on those days and will be given prior notification on when to bring them.

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