Kara Taylor

Mrs. Kara Taylor

Marvelous Monkey Team
6th Grade Math Teacher
#828-327-6300
taylorkar@hickoryschools.net

About Me: My name is Kara Taylor and I currently teach 6th grade Math on the Monkey Team. In the past, I have taught 6th grade Math, 6th grade Science, and 8th grade Math and Algebra I. Working at a Middle School is so much fun! I love my students and want them to be successful not only in school, but also in life. I graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia with a degree in K-6 Elementary Education and I am also certified to teach Middle School Mathematics (grades 6- 9) and Middle School Science (grades 6- 9). My husband and I have been married for 17 years and we have four sons ranging in age from 6 to 15. I enjoy teaching, reading, relaxing at the beach, and spending time with my family and pets.

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Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics."
— Dean Schlicter

6th Grade Math Units of Study: GEOMETRY RATIOS UNIT RATES FRACTIONS DECIMALS EXPRESSIONS & EQUATIONS RATIONAL NUMBERS STATISTICS

6th Grade Daily Schedule

Class

Times & Details

Locker Break

Before School

Get materials for 1st & 2nd

Homeroom

7:35-8:00

1

8:02-9:07

2

9:09-10:16

Locker Break

Get materials for 3rd, 4th, & Lunch

3 & Lunch

10:18-11:55

4

11:57-1:00

Locker Break

Pack Bags & line up for rotation

5

1:06-1:51

6

1:53-2:40

Northview Grading Policies

Grading Scale:

The 6th grade operates on a weighted grade scale. Students’ assignments fall into one of the following categories (Classwork, Homework, Quiz, or Test) and each category is a certain percent of a student’s grade. 

Classwork 20%

Homework 20%

Quiz 25%

Test 35%

Late Work: 

     · Late work will be accepted for up to 5 days after an assignment is due.

· 
Students will receive reduced credit for any assignment that is late. 

      · If an assignment is more than five days late, no credit will be received for that assignment (a grade of zero will be entered into the grade book).

 

Missing Work (due to an absence from school):

Students are allowed to make up all assignments that are missed when they are absent from school. Students will have one day in addition to the number of days that they were absent in order to complete and turn in all missing work without penalty. (For example: If a student misses 1 day of school, they will have 2 days to complete and turn in all make up work upon returning to school). 

 

6th Grade Supply List:

Turn into your Homeroom Teacher:
Clorox  Cleanup Wipes 
3 Boxes of tissues
Roll of Paper Towels

Supplies that you will need for Math, Science, Language Arts, and Social Studies:
Notebook Paper (4 packs to start the year)
Lots of Pencils
Handheld Pencil Sharpener 
Box of Colored Pencils
Box of Crayons
Highlighters
Pens Erasers
Ruler 2 inch Homework Binder 
4- 1 inch binders (for math, language arts, social studies, and science) Note: These can be found at the dollar tree for $1 each!
TI-30X IIS Calculator (Cost approximately $13)
Earbuds for online videos (dollar store has these for $1)