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6th Grade Supply List Suggestions
Posted 8/15/19

6th Grade Materials Recommendation:

  • 3 ring binder (recommend 3”)

  • SVMS Binder Reminder or calendar/planner

  • Plastic tab dividers

  • Binder paper (have refills on hand throughout the year)

  • Tons of pencils and erasers

  • Hand held pencil sharpener with shaving receptacle

  • Pens (blue or black ink)

  • A set of colored pencils

  • Dry erase markers (Fine point)

  • Highlighters

  • Glue sticks

For Science:

2 composition books with 100 pages each. 

For Math: 

A basic calculator, ruler, a bound "Quad Ruled" Composition Notebook (available at Business with Pleasure, SV)

At home: access to a computer with internet, clear tape, glue, scissors

SVMS 6th Grade Homework Tips for Students and Parents

  • In 6th grade we expect approximately one to two “working” hours on school work.

  • For Math, have your student stick to a time limit, and then have him/her come to class with questions about homework he/she didn’t understand.

  • If your student needs to take a break every 15 minutes, set a timer, take a break, then set the timer again for another 15 minutes.

  • Plan your week using the SVMS SchoolLoop 6th Grade Calendar, which is updated at the beginning of each week.

  • Set aside space to work, with all necessary supplies.

  • Have student do homework where you can easily supervise.

  • Put distractions away during homework time!!! Examples can include social media devices, video games, and TV.

  • Don’t forget that 6th graders require good nutrition and rest to function well at school.