6th grade Math is focusing on Mean, Median, and Mode. The daily practice can't be ignored. Parents will soon seen what a Do Now looks like next week. Use Khan Academy to do a tutorial about Mean, Median, and Mode.
English Language Arts features the book Pride of Baghdad. What does Liberation mean to Noor? Is it freedom when it is given or does it have to be earned? That is the essential question. Continue to think of characters and exposition. Ask is this a central character? What is the rising action?
Also, folks are studying The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian. What is internal expectation, external expectation? Who are the main characters? After the Mr. P incident what should Junior think to do? What is the rising action? What will happen next.
7th and 8th grade will work on writing complete sentences. Use Reading Strategies to predict, infer, and think as the character is thinking. I>E> Use a claim and evidence to back it up.
Math for the 7th grade involves Ratios and LCM for simplification. Use Khan to tutor in these subjects...15 minutes a day makes Middle Schooler a stronger High Schooler.
8th grade what is a rational number? What is a repeating decimal, terminating decimal, and do you really need to be able to be a fraction to be Rational? Follow up with Khan and his tutorial. Parents follow up with the Daily Math Practice. See you next Wednesday!