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kleinl

6th Grade science teacher at White Oak Middle School, 8th grade girls volleyball, basketball, and track coach. Recent graduate of Texas Tech University (Wreck 'Em). I was born in Tyler, Texas and lived in Lindale most of my life. I also lived in Odessa, TX and Levelland, TX in my elementary and middle school days. I am daughter of two teachers who also coach. I love science and I can't wait to share the excitement of it with my students.

Week 6 Sept 29-Oct 3rd.

September29

Hello parents and students, TEST WEEK! We have completed our first unit, that means assessment time! We will be reviewing Monday and Tuesday, and the test will be Wednesday/Thursday. (Wednesdays has an adjusted schedule, so the class with the shortened period will have more time the next class period) So start studying your notes!! **Students […]

Week 5 Sept. 22-26

September21

Hello Parents and Students, Hope you had a wonderful weekend. This week we will be starting physical properties of minerals. Minerals have many of the same properties as elements, so we will comparing the two to see their similarities and differences. I will be out Friday of this week. Students will compare minerals using physical […]

Week 4!

September13

Hello Parents and Students, Time is already flying by! Last week we started learning some new concepts, and this week we will be diving into density and hopefully be able to talk about minerals on Friday. We are probably about two weeks away from our first unit test. Objective: Students will Calculate density of a […]

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Week 3 :)

September6

Hey guys, We are continuing our study over Metals, Non-Metals, and Metalloids this week We discovered differences between them last week, and this week we will find their density. We will also be taking our universal screeners this week. 0bjective:6.6A 6.6B 6.1 6.2 6.4 Use physical properties to compare metals, non-metals, and metalloids. Students will […]

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Week 2 Lessons

August29

Well, we made it through week one! I can already tell that it is going to be a great year! This week we will be starting our unit over metals, non-metals, and metalloids. The kids will be learning a bunch of new vocabulary, so make sure they study those at home. Objective:Use physical properties to […]

Lessons for Week 1

August23

This week we will be taking care of some “House Keeping” items. We will take some time to get to know one another, and talk about safety. The students will be getting a “science safety contract” on the first day. Please make sure this signed and brought back the next time we have class (this […]

Welcome to 6th Grade Science

August22

Hello Parents and Students, I am very excited to start the new school and year and get to know all of my new 6th graders. I know moving up to a new school can be a little intimidating, but we will get through it together. If you ever have any questions about anything, please do […]