God, Scholarship, Community, and Service.

Grade 6

Mrs. Clewell (jclewell@gscregional.org)

Good Shepherd Catholic School

 

God~Scholarship~Community~Service

 

2013-09-19 12.50.16 

 

Mrs. Clewell’s 6th Grade Web Page

 

 Welcome to my classroom website!  This year will be filled with discovery, growth and knowledge. 

Sixth grade is challenging, but with a positive attitude and a little hard work,

it will be an exciting and successful year.

 

 

 

GOD

 

**On Thursdays, during this season of Lent, the 6th grade will attend the 8:00 Mass.

**April 13th is Palm Sunday.

**Check your Parish bulletin for events being held during Holy Week. 

**The Living Stations of the Cross will be April 16th at 1:00pm and April 18th at 7:00 pm.

 

**Congratulations to the following students

    on their Confirmation.

          James Kevin Helm

          Mary Elisabeth Therese Hoffmann

          Maria Clare Mignogno

                                   Kimberly Katharine Nguyen

                                   Abigail Kateri Pfeiffer

                                   Zachary Justin Persechino

                                   Thomas John Telford

                                    Patricia Marie Templeton

                                    Ashley Margaret Wilburn

                                    Brooke Francis Wilburn

 

**Protecting God’s Children lesson will be taught the week of April 7th.

 

 

Scholarship

 

Our 6th grade engineers are designing and building earthquake proof structures.

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Grade 7 Botanists are growing beans and dissecting flowers.

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The 8th graders are training to be thermodynamicists.  They have created PowerPoint presentations to inform others about renewable energy sources.  Have a look…

Chopper Rooney     Erin Gouak      Joey Rossi      Kathleen Naessens

Matthew Equi      Ryan Besachio     Sebastian Karaffa      Nick McClay

Charles Wroten      Gary Seeburger      Sarah Patchak       Colleen Arble     Brian McElhinney

Check out what we are working on in ELA…Poetry!

Students are reading poems by Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin, Jean Marzollo, as well as many others.  They are also using poetry “starters” to begin writing their own poetry.

Visit the following website to listen to poets read their poems, to write and edit your own, and much more.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/index.htm

 

Community

 

 

**The 8th grade Car Wash scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled.

**Pizza Day  is April 11th

**Chic – Fil – A  Night is April 15th

**School will be open April 16th.  This is a make-up snow day.

**There is no school April 17th, 18th, or 21st to celebrate Easter.  Classes resume April 22nd.

 

**Little Mermaid, Jr. Performances:  Thursday, April 24th at 10:30 am and 7:00 pm

Friday, April 25th at 12:30pm and 7:00pm

 

 

Service

 

**Let us continue to pray for those people affected by the disaster in the Philippines.   We are still collecting donations for a school that was impacted.  Sr. Jean, who works at the school, visited GSC and shared some of her experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

Memories…

Catholic Schools Week

Aid For Friends

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Music Assembly

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Videos from the assembly…

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/b5qlsunpvdu6szo/vBI4FMZo6v

 

Rock On Grade 8! 

Students observed rocks and measured their density and mass.

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Fun with Fungi in Grade 7

Students modeled spore dispersal by putting small pieces of cotton inside a balloon and popping it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf in Grade 6. 

Students created different types of waves and observed reflection, refraction, and diffraction of these waves.

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Pillows for Pets

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Grade 8

Exploring States of Matter and Physical and Chemical Changes 
 
We made our own ice cream!
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We determined whether similar powdery substances were starches or bicarbonates.
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Grade 7
Exploring a microscopic world.
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Grade 6

How can you weigh something using a slinky and some string?

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  Our first days in 6th grade…

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Check out these websites for games, reviews, and much more.

www.ewtn.com/ewtnkids

www.loyolapress.com/catholic-kids.htm

www.youthapostles.com

www.loyolapress.com/christ-our-life-games.htm?ftm=ep

e-learningforkids.org

neok12.com

academicskillbuilders.com

kids.discovery.com

grammaropolis.com

merriam-webster.com/game/index.htm

vocabhead.com

sciencebob.com

cellsalive.com

sciencebug.org

inventionatplay.org

storyjumper.com

 www.catholicschools-phl.org/curriculum/elementary-school-curriculum