Sixth Grade

Sixth Grade Supply List

Keep for Fall reference

  • 5 Wireless bound composition books
  • (1) 3inch 3–ring loose-leaf notebook binder
  • 1 Red Folder with pockets & brads
  • 1 Blue Folder with pockets & brads
  • 1 box map pencils at least 12 – separate from Spanish supplies
  • Pkg. Red grading pens
  • School Supply Box (Shoebox Size)
  • 5 glue sticks
  • #2 pencils (Papermate Sharpwriter Mechanical Pencils – highly recommended)
  • 3 pkgs wide-ruled notebook paper (to fit a 3-ring binder) not college ruled
  • Subject dividers - Reading, English, Math, Science, History, Spelling
  • 2 Highlighters
  • 2 family size boxes of Kleenex with name on them
  • 12” ruler with centimeters and inches
  • 1 semi-circle clear plastic protractor
  • Markers (not the small ones)
  • 8 rolls of paper towels
  • 1 box of crayons
  • 1 sturdy size pair of scissors
  • 5 (100 count) pkg. of 3x5 index cards
  • 1 pkg. 20 page protectors
  • 1 bottle antibacterial hand soap (not Germ-X)
  • 1 container of antibacterial wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc.)
  • $5.00 Science lab fee
  • 2 white poster boards (not foam)

* Agendas will be bought in bulk & can be purchased at the beginning of school.

No school boxes. No personal staplers. No rolling backpacks.

Spanish Supply List

This is separate and in addition to Classroom Supplies.

  • 1 - 1 inch three ring binder
  • 1 pack of notebook paper - regular ruled paper, not college ruled
  • 1 pack of #2 yellow pencils – no mechanical pencils
  • 16 pack of Crayola Crayons
  • Three hole zippered pencil bag that fits into binder
  • 1 pack of Index Cards on a ring or bound

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 

  • 8:00-8:30 Pledges, Prayer, Verse, Bible/Devotional 
  • 8:30-9:30 Math 
  • 9:30-10:30 English/Writing 
  • 10:30-10:45 Snack 
  • 10:45-11:45 History/Science 
  • 11:45-12:25 Reading 
  • 12:25 Wash hands, Prayer request 
  • 12:30-1:00 Lunch 
  • 1:00-1:30 Spelling/Reading 
  • 1:30-2:00 Spanish/Computer on Friday 
  • 2:00-2:20 P.E. 

Tuesday: 

  • 8:00-8:15 Ready for Chapel 
  • 8:15-8:45 Chapel 
  • 8:45-9:45 Math 
  • 9:45-10:30 English/Writing 
  • 10:30-10:45 Snack 
  • 10:45-11:45 History/Science 
  • 11:45-12:25 Reading 
  • 12:25 Wash hands, Prayer requests 
  • 12:30-1:00 Lunch 
  • 1:00-1:30 Spelling/Reading 
  • 1:30-2:00 Computer 
  • 2:00-2:20 Recess 

Thursday: 

  • 8:00-8:30 Pledge, Prayer, Verse, Bible/Devotional 
  • 8:30-9:30 Math 
  • 9:30-10:30 English/Writing 
  • 10:30-10:45 Snack 
  • 10:45-11:30 History 
  • 11:30-12:10 Music 
  • 12:10-12:25 Sparkle/Spelling 
  • 12:25 Wash hands/Prayer requests 
  • 12:30-1:00 Lunch 
  • 1:00-1:30 Spelling/Reading 
  • 1:30-2:00 DEAR Time 
  • 2:00-2:20 Recess 

SIXTH GRADE PROGRAM

I. CHRISTIAN TEACHINGS

  • Bible Study
  • Scripture Memory
  • Prayers
  • Hymns
  • Church Worship
  • Beka Bible Curriculum

READING

  • Word Recognition
    - Syllable division and accented syllables review
  • Comprehension
    - Emphasis on critical and appreciative levels; biblical truth
    - Brainstorming ideas; classify; fact/opinion; predict/evaluate outcomes; problem and solutions; making judgments; cause and effect
  • Vocabulary
    - Meaning from context; etymologies; prefixes; suffixes; Greek and Latin roots; adverbs; analogies; antonyms; synonyms; vocabulary review and quizzes
  • Literature
    - Setting; plot; conflict; mood; theme; crisis; flashback; foreshadowing; cliffhanger; denouement; open/closed endings; point of view; irony; carcasm; hyperbole; understatement; allusions
    - Alliteration; anaphora; rhyme; rhythm
    - Personification; exaggeration; suspense; symbolism; tone; good/evil; moral; idiom; dialect
    - Comparing and contrasting characters; main characters; character motives; character traits; flat/round, dynamic/static characters; character growth and change
    - Author biographies; Caldecott and Newbery awards; propaganda
  • Study Skills
    - Bible study; Dewey decimal system; non-print media; periodical guide; atlas; catalog order; encyclopedia; glossary; maps; headlines
    - Outlining; skimming; scanning; paraphrasing; summarizing; PQ3R study method; listening strategy; reference tools; relevant/irrelevant information
    - Charts; graphs; tables; timeline; thesaurus; primary/secondary source; diagrams; graphic organizers
  • Silent Reading
    - Purposes: for information, for entertainment, for understanding, for spiritual growth; author's message; biblical truth
  • Oral Reading
    - Communicate author's message; communicate mood, motive, meaning, emotion; persuasive manner; interpret dialect; choral reading, voice expression; reading rate
  • Composition
    - Character sketch; setting; plot; devices of style: imagery, hyperbole, allusion; theme; short story; poem; advertisement; article; irony; pun; pint of view; figurative language

IV. ENGLISH - God's Gift of Language C, A Beka Book

  • Sentences
  • Diagramming
  • Parts of Speech
  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • TAKS
  • Practice writing in a variety of forms
  • Using the Dictionary and the Thesaurus

V. MATHEMATICS - A Beka Book

  • Review fundamental operations and terminology
  • Place value of numbers through billions
  • Review of borrowing and carrying
  • Multiplication problems with up to four digits in the multiplicand
  • Division problems with up to four digits in the divisor
  • Checking addition, multiplication, and division by casting out 9's
  • Review of story problems
  • Review of roman numerals
  • Review of averaging
  • Review of rounding off whole numbers, decimals, and money
  • English and metric measures
  • Converting measures with the same system and solving equations
  • Adding, subtracting, and multiplying measures
  • Recognizing prime and composite numbers
  • Prime factoring
  • Finding the greatest common factor and the least common multiple
  • Fraction terminology and solving problems containing fractions-adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with a common denominator-recognizing proper and improper fractions-changing mixed numbers to improper fractions and changing improper fractions to a mixed or whole number-subtracting fractions involving borrowing-multiplying fractions using cancellation-writing a fraction as a decimal and percent-working division problems involving fractions
  • Divisibility rules
  • Writing decimals as fractions and percents-adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals-renaming decimals-recognizing terminating and repeating decimals-learning common fraction and decimal equivalents
  • Writing ratios and proportions
  • Writing percents as fractions, decimals, and ratios-subtracting from 100%--finding percentage-finding commission-finding percent of increase or decrease
  • Reading and drawing pictographs, bar graphs, line graphs, and circle graphs
  • Reading scale drawing
  • Recognizing and drawing geometric shapes and figures
  • Find the perimeter of a polygon-finding the perimeter of a rectangle, square, and parallelogram using the formulas
  • find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, triangle, and circle using the formulas
    • Finding the circumference of a circle
    • Using the compass and protractor
    • Bisecting angles
    • Reading a thermometer
    • Converting from Celsius scale to a Fahrenheit scale and a Fahrenheit scale to a Celsius scale
    • Solving equations
    • Working with latitude, longitude, and time zones
    • Banking
    • Finding interest
    • Installment buying
    • Reading electric and gas meters
    • Identity integers
    • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers

VI. SOCIAL STUDIES - Old World History and Geography, A Beka Book

  • Introduction To History and Geography
  • The Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization
  • The Ancient Middle East
  • The Middle East Today
  • Countries of Central and Southern Asia
  • Countries of the Far East
  • Egypt: The Gift of the Nile
  • Africa Long Ago
  • Africa in Modern Times
  • Ancient Greece: Home of Beauty
  • Rome: Ruler of the Ancient World
  • Christianity: The Greatest Force in History
  • England and the British Isles
  • Other Countries of Western Europe
  • Countries of Eastern Europe
  • "The Land Down Under" and Beyond

VII. SCIENCE - Observing God's World, A Beka Book

  • Plentiful Plants
  • Observing Invertebrates
  • Our Fascinating Earth
  • D. God's Great Universe
  • E. Exploring Space
  • Matter and Chemistry

VIII. SPELLING - A Beka

Each unit stresses dictionary skills and vocabulary challenge words, how to proofread, sentence dictation, and Latin bases. The computer-based study of written communication provides a frequency of use designation for the 8,000 word base. Words students need in reading and writing as students and as adults make up the core word list.

The Riverside Program correlates beautifully with the Spading Method which our students complete in Fifth Grade.


IX. MUSIC

  • Songs
  • Listening and Appreciation
  • Composers
  • Rhythm Instruments
  • Basic Theory
    • Identify the mood of the music (gaily, briskly, march)
    • Identify the treble and bass clef signs
    • Ability to give the meaning of the time signature
    • Identify lines and spaces of the treble and bass clef
    • Identify basic notes, rests, and rhythms
  • Identify sections of the orchestra

X. PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Attaining and maintaining correct posture
  • Development of individual skills for games
  • Catching, throwing, and batting small balls with accuracy
  • Handling large balls with increasing accuracy and greater speed
  • Controlling a soccer ball with the foot or feet
  • Chinning two or more times while grasping bar with back of hand toward face
  • Knowing the rules of at least one organized game and being able to carry on the game
  • Sportsmanship

XI. CITIZENSHIP AND BEHAVIOR

  • Patriotic Activities
  • Classroom Behavior and Attentiveness
  • Work Habits
  • Respect for Authority
  • Respect for Others
  • Social Maturity
  • Essential 55 - Ron Clark
  • Table Ettiquete

XII. COMPUTER LITERACY

  • Language
  • Problem Solving
  • Enrichment in Math, Reading Comprehension, Social Studies, English, and Spelling

XIII. TESTING

  • Economy Reading Tests
  • Stanford Achievement Tests
  • Morrison - McCall Spelling Scale

XIV. REPORTING

  • Nine-week report cards
  • Parent Conferences
    • Mid-Year
    • End-of-year

Dress Code (Grades 3-6)

As the styles change and parents purchase clothing for the spring and summer seasons, we want to clarify the required dress code for Fredonia Hill Baptist Academy.

  • Caps should not be worn in school.
  • Straps on shirts, dresses, or blouses must be three inches in width. (No strapless dresses, blouses, tops are permitted).
  • No halter tops.
  • No clothing which reveals the tummy.
  • Skirts and shorts must be finger-tip length.
  • Appropriate undergarments should be worn, depending on the physical maturity of the student.
  • Flip-flops are not allowed at any time.
  • Principal has authority to make final decision for questionable attire of students.

In addition:

  • Tennis shoes MUST be worn to physical education.
  • For Chapel:
    • Boys wear long pants & a shirt with a collar.
    • Girls wear dresses, skirts or jumpers. No see-through blouses that reveal undergarments or spaghetti straps.
    • Girls may wear leggings with their dresses, skirts, or jumpers. The dresses, skirts, or jumpers must be finger-tip length.

We sincerely appreciate your cooperation in this matter.