Welcome to 6th Grade!
Sixth Grade at Holy Spirit Catholic School is a year of great change and growth for students. They continue to be challenged academically in preparation for higher grades. Students are given many opportunities for leadership and service in the sixth grade.
Old Testament Study
The Apostle's Creed
Social and Personal responsibility
Development of behaviors and attitudes based on the Commandments and Beatitudes to foster respect for all people
Guiding students toward a closer relationship with Christ through prayer
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)
Through literature and novel units students will continue to develop comprehension and analysis of different genre
Utilizing the 6-Traits, students will create narrative, persuasive, and informative pieces
Cross-curricular writing involving research and writing projects in Social Studies and Science
Continued study of standards of English grammar
Vocabulary development within the literature
Ratios and proportions, algebraic equations, geometry, statistics and probability
Basic math skills are reinforced and practiced
Hands-on learning incorporating manipulatives, and both small and large group work
Discovery of a world beyond our fingertips
Introduction to life science, physical and chemical science, earth science
In-depth study through literature, discussion, and experiential opportunities
Studies of ancient civilizations including Mesopotamia, The Fertile Crescent, Indus Valley, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, and many more.
Geography and map reading
Wildwood Adventure Center
A Christmas Carol