5th and 6th Grade

Thanksgiving Week in 5 and 6

We shared our advice columns in language arts, which were really moving. We will continue with our novel and hope that our protagonist gets more used to America.

 

In Judaics it's all about Chanukah, Chanukah, Chanukah. If you want to be really extra super careful, how many candles shoul…

This Week in 5 and 6, 11-19

In geography, we are now studying our very colorful neighbor to the South, Mexico.  We watched a short travelogue about the top places in Mexico that are beloved by tourists as an introduction to the country and on Thursday, we did group work on the history and culture of Mexico.  On Frida…

This Week in 5th and 6th, Nov. 12

This week in geography, we began to wrap up our study of modern-day Canada; next week we will be moving south to our other neighbor, Mexico. We also discussed Veterans’ Day, and I shared some stories about my dad, Tom Murray, who served in Europe in  World War II, and was in one of the first…

This week in 5 and 6

This week in geography, we have continued our study of Canada, its provinces, and its people.  Students are still in the process of learning the geographical location of our 50 states; we are now  learning about the Midwestern states.

We continued reading Other Words for Home in language…

This Week in 5th and 6th

This week in social studies we began our study of our neighbor to the North, Canada.  We are also making progress in learning all the states in America and their capitals.

In science, fifth and sixth graders are starting a unit on sound. The students were able to throw (roll)wet tennis …