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Category Archives: 6th Grade
This month concludes the academic portion of our study of Haiti. Grade 6 students are publishing their position papers about Haiti. Their topics ranged from the relevance of Konbit in American communities to the factors leading to Haitian Independence. It is that time of year again, English Language Arts MCAS prep time. This is the part … Continue reading
What’s Happening in Room 13? (Grade 6 English/Language Arts & Social Studies w/ Mrs. De Palm) Grade Six has just completed part 1 of their English/Language Arts portfolio. The newest members of the BTU Pilot Upper School compiled journal responses, essays and poetry and presented this work during Parent/Teacher Conference. Currently, Grade Six is learning … Continue reading
Sixth grade science is having a good time studying weather with all the recent snowstorms. Topics of water vapor and dew point have been tackled of late as we try to understand condensation, evaporation and the ever-present precipitation that has been occurring on a weekly basis in the form of . . ., well let’s not … Continue reading
From Daeshawn McLaughlin, a student in Mr. Weinstein’s math class: In math class we do a lot of decimals. We add them, subract them, multiply them and we also divide them. For example: .25 X .45 = 1/50 – 1.40 = 1.25 X .7 = 7.38/.3 = After vacation we will start another unit … Continue reading
Grade 6 scholars completed their historical fiction genre study last month. The unit culminated in the publishing of their original historical fiction picture books. In the month of February we shifted our focus to poetry. We will analyze the poetry of Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, and Amiri Baraka to name a few. Also, we will … Continue reading