5th and 6th Grade

This Week in 5 and 6, May 20

On Thursday, our fifth graders celebrated Torah night!

This week we are coming to the end of our exploration of Africa, focusing on the southern countries of the vast continent, like South Africa and Zimbabwe. Next week we will begin to study southern Asia, including India and China.  I a…

This Week in 5 and 6, May 13

This week we continued our study of Africa, focusing on the eastern countries that border the Indian Ocean and the western nations that border the South Atlantic.  We talked about the slave trade and how it finally came to an end.  We also watched a video on the wonderful wildlife in count…

This Week in 5 and 6, May 6

This week we studied the countries of Northern Africa and learned about the dangers of desertification, which is a particular threat on the continent of Africa. 

We got a dance and singing performance from Eleanor B and Hadas this week! We also learned about different tempos and key signa…

This Week in 5 and 6, April 29

This week in geography we studied the Arabian Peninsula, as well as the countries of Iraq and Iran. We focused on the importance of oil as demand for this “black gold” rose throughout the world over the last century and the impact it had on geopolitics; students also learned about the Ir…

This Week in 5 and 6, April 8

Our sixth grade class visited Birmingham Alabama, and participated with other schools in our small school alliance. Their learning has been focused on the Civil Rights Movement and they have spent time at the Civil Rights Museum, the 16th Street Baptist Church, and visited Selma and Montgo…