Class 6A

Welcome to 6A & Ms. Berkheimer’s Classes!

Link to Zoom with Ms. Berkheimer here!
6A Religion & Language Arts, and 6th grade Math & Social Studies

Monday, January 24th (week of 1)

This Week & More:

Monday, January 24th:  Mid-2nd trimester, an announcement will be made on the issuance of Progress Reports

Wednesday, January 26th: Progress Reports emailed home today. Please check your email!

Friday, January 28th:     Bookfair for grades 6th-8th. NJHS Induction Mass

Sunday, January 30th:   10:00 a.m. Catholic Schools’ Week Mass, 12:00-2:00 Open House & Book Fair, 1:00 Band Concert

Friday, February 4th:     8:15 a.m.  Closing Catholic Schools’ Week Mass

Class Business: 

If transportation changes for your child, please send in a note. 

Check-in with your kids and Remind app.  Check FACTS for grades.  Let’s work together to make sure all kids are staying timely with assignments and feeling successful.

Folders will be sent home weekly on Wednesdays.  Please look through your child’s work with them.  Send back all papers and sign the weekly progress report by each Monday.

Quarantine Accommodations:

If your child needs to quarantine due to COVID exposure or has an illness that is keeping them out of school for an extended time, please arrange to have your child’s belongings gathered for pick-up.  Parents, you will receive an email with an invitation for your child to join an asynchronous Google Classroom.  Here, students will be kept informed daily on notes, assignments, classwork, tests, etc. 

Daily Schedule:

Beginning Monday, January 10th, 6th grade will follow the following schedule for classes

Remind App:

Stay informed with daily reminders on specials, tests, and quizzes.  Kids can sign up, too!! Use the Remind App codes:

6B (Religion, Language Arts, Reading, & Science)- @6bclasses

6A (Reading & Science)- @6aclasses

*Every student needs headphones/earbuds to be kept in school.

Specials Schedule:

Monday:  Computers

Tuesday: Gym; Spanish (every other week)

Wednesday: Music

Thursday: Health

Friday: Art

Peek at the Week:

Math 6-1: Reduce Fractions in Simplest Form, Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions, Fraction Sense, Least Common Multiple, Compare Fractions; Math Quiz Wed. 1/26 Lessons 6.4, 6.5, 6.6

Math 6-2: Equivalent Fractions, Greatest Common Factor, Reduce Fractions in Simplest Form, Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions, Fraction Sense; Math Quiz Fri. 1/28 Lessons 6.4, 6.5, 6.6

Social Studies: Finish Chapter 3 Section 2 – The Rulers of Egypt; Chapter 3 Section 2 The Rulers of Egypt Quiz Wed. 1/26

6A ELA: Limerick Poems – Final Draft due Mon. 1/24; Verb Test Tues. 1/25 Lessons 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5; Spelling Test Mon. 1/24 Suffixes -ion; Spelling Test Fri. 1/28 Vowel Alternation; Introduce Personal Narratives

6A Religion: Ch. 10 God Rescues The Chosen People From Slavery; Chapter 10 Test Thurs. 1/27

Contact Information:

To contact Ms. Berkheimer, please call the office (610-253-8442), send in a note, or send an email (class6a@stjaneschool.com).

God bless you!

Helpful Links for the School Year 

ReligionChrist Our Life – Link to study guides and chapter review games.

“Books of the Bible” Song

The New American Bible

Social StudiesAncient World – Link to the practice tests online as well as enrichment activities. Please refer to the textbook for the various content codes.

Videos I like: 

What makes a civilization? Click here to find out!

“We’re the Mesopotamians” song

The Mummification Process 

How an Ancient Egyptian Mummy Was Made – WARNING: GROSS

How To Make a Mummy

Death Along the Ganges River

The Mauryan Empire War Elephants 

Who Was The Buddha? 

The Life of Confucius

A Bird’s Eye View of the Huang He