6th Grade Mrs. Ponessa

Week of 9/23-9/26

Greetings Families! Tomorrow, September 23rd, is picture day for grades 5-10. Be sure to bring your package envelopes. Dress up in Pajamas on Thursday, Sept. 26th. Donations go to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation.  The week ahead… 5th Grade Math: This week we will continue practicing the standard algorithm for multiplication. We will begin to investigate 2-digit division. We have planned  a review day for Thursday,  to consolidate and review these new concepts.  6th Grade...

September 22, 2019 Read more

Week of September 16th-19th

Hello Families, We had our first projects presentations of the year this past Thursday, thank all of you who came to support your student!  We have some room to grow and goals to set for our next project. The next project will be rolling out soon and will focus on landforms over time.  This week in 5th Grade Math: We will start the week off with the distributive property of multiplication. We will practice word problems using modeling, and we will finish off the week transitioning from the...

September 16, 2019 Read more

Week of Sept. 9th-12th

Hello Families, Recently graded work has been added to Infinite Campus and will be returned to students in a timely manner.  To learn more about the school’s grading policy, please click the following link: http://oasisacademyfallon.us/docs/POLICIES/209.pdf.  A look to the week ahead… 5th Grade Math: We will be wrapping up Unit 1 with dividing by powers of ten and will complete the Unit 1 assessment on Tuesday, Sept. 10th. We will jump right into Unit 2 with order of operations...

September 9, 2019 Read more

Week of 9/3-9/5

Hello Families, I hope everyone had a great long weekend and could enjoy the Junior Rodeo and parade! I am hoping to have some beginning grades posted to Infinite Campus by the end of this week, just seeking some help from my colleagues to be sure that I input assignments correctly, so they are easy to view and understand.  A look to the week ahead… 5th Grade Math: We will continue to work with factors and multiples as we use prime factorization of numbers. That will lead us right into...

September 2, 2019 Read more

The Week Ahead: 8/26-8/29

The first week of school was a success! It was great getting acquainted with such wonderful students. We will continue to establish and practice classroom routines to help us maximize learning time. Homework will come home this week. On Monday, students will receive their Monday/Tuesday night homework, which is due Wednesday. On Wednesday, students recieve their Wednesday/Thursday night homework, which is due no later than Monday.  I received all math facts from the 6th grade students, still...

August 25, 2019 Read more

Welcome to Sixth Grade!

Dear Families, I would like to welcome you and your sixth grader to the start of the new 2019-2020 school year! I am anticipating a busy year filled with new learning experiences with incredible academic and social growth. Our fifth and sixth grade team has worked together to provide quality educational experiences for your child. As your child’s teacher, I am very pleased to be a part of your child’s education.  Throughout the week, the students and I will review and practice the...

August 18, 2019 Read more