6th Grade

 

Leader of the Pack-2

Purpose:

  • To provide extended education and personal learning opportunities in areas of special interest.
  • To improve the students’ written communication skills.

Requirements:

  • Keep a journal recording
  • Choose 8 goals, one from each area of interest. Projects and activities are to be done at home and when the student is not in school.
  • What you plan to do,
  • What you did,
  • How you feel or what you learned.
  • Parents sign off on completion of each goal.

Art, Drama, Music

  • Perform in a recital, play, musical, concert, or art show.
  • Attend a play, concert, art fair, art exhibit, etc. Record your experience in a journal.
  • Write a one act play, and perform if in front of an audience. Record your experience in a journal.

Literature

  • Set a personal goal for reading novels. Your journal needs to include an annotated list and brief paragraph with your opinion of each novel. Books should be on your reading level or above. One book a month is suggested.
  • Write an original piece and submit it to a children’s publisher. Record your experience in a journal.

Personal Investigations

  • Great Brain.
  • Attend a Career Day at your parent’s place of employment while you are off track. Record your experience in a journal.

Physical Fitness

  • Design and follow a personal exercise plan for at least three weeks. Record your experience in a journal.
  • Plan and carry out a healthy eating program for three consecutive weeks. Record your experience in a journal.
  • Participate in an organized team program for 3 consecutive weeks. Record in a journal.

Science

  • Complete a Science Fair Project and give a presentation in class.
  • Prepare a research project on a scientist or a science topic of interest. Record your experience in a journal.

Service

  • Design a community service project that requires at least 5-8 hours of your time.
  • Create a kit that could be used for babysitting, (games, toys, projects, etc.)
  • Create an emergency/disaster kit for use in your home.

Social Studies

  • Report on a person of choice from an ancient culture. Include a written and oral presentation.
  • Complete a report on a country of choice. Include a written and oral presentation.
  • Report on a person of choice from WWI or WWII. Include a written and oral presentation.

Technology

  • Publish an original story with graphics using a computer.
  • Produce a video commercial for one of your favorite products.

Leader of the Pack Due Date:

Third Friday in May