Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning...for God is slow to anger and rich in kindness. Joel 2:13 Español

Sacred Heart Academy

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6th Grade

6th Grade Homeroom teacher is Mrs. Camille Lockhart.
Mrs. Camille Lockhart teaches Religion and Math. Mrs. Kathy Seter teaches Math LEAP class. Mr. Patrick Burnham teaches Science. Mrs.Kathy Lawson teaches Honors Language Arts. Mr. Robert Vansant teaches Social Studies and Language Arts. Mrs. Maria Downey teaches Spanish. Mr. Bradley Turner teaches Music. Mr. Josh Garcia teaches Physical Education and serves as the school counselor.
Students will:
• Participate in liturgical/sacramental celebrations and lead prayer
• Locate books of the bible
• Know important biblical figures/events
• Read/retell saints lives
• Discuss/raise questions of faith
• Identify and compare synoptic gospels
• Discuss holiness found in people today
• Volunteer and participate in service
• Know and participate in parish/community they belong to
• Explore “solidarity with the poor”
• Know and explain the four marks of the Catholic Church
• Explain and appreciate the Judeo-Christian Heritage
• Continued progress in learning and applying Assessment of Catechesis Religious Education (ACRE) terminology
Students will:
• Evaluate how their families’ ethnic, social and religious customs have shaped them
• Identify the physical traits and characteristics they have inherited
• Appraise the impact of environment on their personal development
• Assess importance of self-knowledge/self-esteem in achieving goals of lasting value
• Demonstrate the importance of respect and good manners in all relationships
• Recognize the wisdom/experience of the elderly members of society
• Demonstrate responsibility with respect to the use of money
• Explain Church teaching in regards to the expression of love and sexuality
Students will:
• Participate in Lesson 1: Touching Safety
• Participate in Lesson 2: Safe Friends, Safe Adults and Safe Touches
• Participate in Lesson 7: Internet Safety
• Participate in Lesson 8: Creating and Following Family ​Rules
Students will:
• Solve multi-step problems using a step-by-step problem solving method
• Conduct research (locate, gather, analyze, conclude)
• Use calculators, computers, and other technology to assist in problem solving and to create, evaluate and solve problems with graphs, charts and tables
• Use standard and metric units of measure
• Compare, order and use integers in solving algebraic equations
• Understand the relationship between fractions, decimals and percents
• Study ratios, rates and proportions
• Understand the basics of probability
Students will:
• Read, write, speak and listen for a variety of purposes.
• Read and enjoy literature (novels, fiction, nonfiction); be able to do literature analysis
• Read for meaning and to evaluate, interpret and draw conclusions in novels and other fiction and in textbooks, reference material, etc
• Increase vocabulary and reading rate with recreational reading, multiple reading techniques and study skills
• Write quality essays, narratives, explanations, stories, descriptions, poetry, and letters
• Present interpretations and evaluations in groups and alone and to use imagery to entertain
• Listen and view to process verbal information and to critically analyze speeches
• Conduct research and cite sources (locate, observe/gather, analyze, conclude)
• Use mass media (newspapers, magazines, internet, etc.)
SCIENCE (Earth Science)
Students will:
• Solve problems using the scientific method (research, hypothesis, experimentation, analysis and conclusion)
• Conduct research
• Use scientific equipment appropriately
• Apply knowledge of relationships between humans, environment, etc.
• Understand the effects of weathering on the formation of soil.
• Understand how erosion and deposition change Earth’s surface
• Understand and identify layers of Earth’s interior and how plate tectonics change the placement of Earth’s continents
• Understand how earthquakes occur and affect Earth’s surface
• Understand the structure and importance of volcanoes on Earth surface
• Understand and identify the composition of Earth’s atmosphere
• Understand the difference between weather and climate and the effects they have on Earth
Students will:
• Describe what is known through archaeological studies of the early physical and cultural development of humankind from the Paleolithic era to the agricultural revolution
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the Ancient Hebrews
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of Ancient Greece
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of India, China and Rome
Students will:
• Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using technology
• Use content-specific programs to support learning and research
• Design, develop, publish and present projects to support curriculum
• Be proficient at typing
• Understand and use word programs
• Understand and use spreadsheet programs
• Understand how to utilize the internet to do research
• Understand and use power point programs
Students will:
• Learn basic terminology and note reading
• Learn historical appreciation
• Apply skills in preparation for liturgy
• Possess an introductory understanding of theme, style, and technique
• Use many media and materials, combine elements and principles to create art of purpose and aesthetic appeal
• Create unique expressive products
• Be familiar with art based career choices
Students will:
• Participate in activities that promote physical fitness, body awareness, sportsmanship, and development of motor skills
• Learn about proper nutrition
• Participate and learn the fundamentals of organized sports
• Participate in the Inland Catholic Schools League (ICSL) Fall and Winter sports’ teams.