6th Grade Supply List and Summer Reading

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6th Grade Supply List    2020-2021

 

Please come with the following supplies your first day of school:

 

General Supplies Needed for All Classes ALL YEAR:

o notebook paper 

o zippered supply pouch to store your supplies

o 1 box colored pencils (12 pencil size)

o pencils – large supply

o cap erasers

o ink pens – red, blue/black

o highlighters

o glue stick

o pair of scissors 

o hand held pencil sharpener 

*These are supplies needed to begin the year.  Please restock them as necessary throughout the school year.*

 

Supplies to turn in to 1st period teacher:

o box of facial tissue

o 1 container sanitizing wipes (Clorox wipes)

o Hand Sanitizer

 

Language Arts:

o All 6th Graders need to get a copy of and read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. (used books are fine)

o Gifted Students: Need to read Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. (used books are fine) *** Please note Journey to the Center of the Earth Vocabulary is added below ***

o 2 composition notebooks (specifically for this class)

o 2 red folders with pockets & 3 prongs 

 

Math:

o 1 composition book (specifically for this class)

o 2 purple folders with pockets & 3 prongs

o Ruler

o 1 bottle of white glue

 

Science:

o 2 blue folders with pockets & 3 prongs

 

Social Studies: 

o 1 composition book (specifically for this class - needs 100 sheets/200 pages)

o 2 green folders with pockets & 3 prongs

o 1 bottle of white glue

 

Study Skills: (Only for students NOT in gifted class.)

o 1 composition book (specifically for this class)

o 2 orange folders with pockets & 3 prongs

o package of dry erase markers (at least 4)

o bottle of glue or a glue stick

 

Gifted:

o 2 folders (any color except those used by another class) with pockets & 3 prongs

 

Connections:

o Students who are not taking band need to purchase a combination lock for P.E.

o P.E. students will need shorts and a t-shirt.

o If you buy deodorant for P.E., it should NOT be white stick or aerosol can.  Look for clear solids, gels, roll-ons, etc. instead.

 

6th Grade Summer Reading

All 6th Graders need to get a copy of and read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. (used books are fine)

 

 

Gifted Students: Need to read Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. (used books are fine)

 

***Journey to the Center of the Earth Vocabulary****
Choleric: extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible:
Incomprehensible: impossible to understand or comprehend; unintelligible.
Hoax: something intended to deceive or defraud
Authenticity: the quality of being authentic; genuineness
Remedy: something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing
            medicine, application, or treatment

Heresy: opinion or doctrine at variance with the orthodox or accepted doctrine,
          especially of a church or religious system

Fjord: a long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs: usually formed by
        glacial erosion

Perilous: involving or full of grave risk or peril; hazardous; dangerous
Repulsive: tending to drive away or keep at a distance; cold; forbidding
Leper: a person who has been rejected or ostracized for unacceptable behavior,
        opinions, character, or the like; anathema; outcast

Monotonous: lacking in variety; tediously unvarying
Subterranean: existing, situated, or operating below the surface of the earth;
                  Underground

Orifice: an opening or aperture, as of a tube or pipe; a mouthlike opening or
          hole; mouth; vent

Abyss: a deep, immeasurable space, gulf, or cavity; vast chasm
Stratum: a single bed of sedimentary rock, generally consisting of one kind of 
           matter representing continuous deposition

Lethargy: the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic,
             or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity

Fissures: a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separation of parts
Torrent: a rushing, violent, or abundant and unceasing stream of anything
Grotto: a cave or cavern
Frugal: entailing little expense; requiring few resources; meager; scanty
Incoherent: without logical or meaningful connection; disjointed; rambling
Hallucination: without logical or meaningful connection; disjointed; rambling
Acoustic: pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the
            science of sound

Promontories: a high point of land or rock projecting into the sea or other water 
                  beyond the line of coast; a headland

Aurora Borealis: the aurora of the Northern Hemisphere
Melancholy: a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged;
                depression

Menagerie: a collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition
In Lieu: place; stead
Quadrupeds: four-footed
Futile: incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless; not successful
Polyglot: able to speak or write several languages; multilingual
Catastrophe: any misfortune, mishap, or failure; fiasco
Morose: gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
Cessation: a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance





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