5th and 6th Grade

This Week in 5 and 6, Jan. 21

The students continue to work on their Mexican sun and moon drawings in art class. They are taking their time and putting much effort into their projects.

This Week in 5 and 6, Jan. 14

This week we are continuing to explore the Atlantic countries of South America, including Argentina. Since our geography book mentions Eva Peron and her influence on Argentina, we will be watching an excerpt from Evita, the song “A New Argentina,” and then discussing it. At the end of th…

This Week in 5 and 6, Jan. 7

This week we are continuing our exploration of South America, moving on from the Caribbean countries of the continent, like Venezuela, to the Atlantic countries, such as Brazil and Argentina. We will be investigating the importance of the Amazon Rainforest and the danger it now faces.

We co…

This Week in 5 and 6, Dec. 23

The sixth grade math students are designing a theme park. They are creating a blueprint of the park, calculating the area, and length of fence needed for each ride, as well as the costs.

In Judaics, we began working on the Book of Exodus (Shemot). I told them in as dramatic way I could, …

This Week in 5 and 6, Dec. 17

This week in geography we learned about Caribbean island nations like Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti, and Jamaica and how they were colonized by European nations, which later brought slaves to the islands to grow crops like sugar. Today, of course, they are meccas for tourists because of their bea…