Starting next week, students will have the opportunity to volunteer the end of their lunch time to do the 7 Minute Workout with me. The modified workout is attached (#5 has been altered from the stand on a chair exercise to running in place). Students were given a copy of the workout today so that … More 7 Minute Workout
This week we have been working on changing “fixed” thoughts into thoughts that encourage”growth.” We also talked about how fixed thoughts and worry can interfere with our ability to have a growth mindset. Not sure what the difference between a fixed and growth mindset is? Ask a sixth grader!
As you may know, we will be reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe as our fantasy mentor text/read-a-loud for the next few weeks. It happens to work out perfectly that the Umass Fine Arts Center has a performance of this story on December 13, 2016. What is even more of a coincidence is … More UMASS Field Trip: Narnia!
Geography Test on Thursday! Students have notes to study for their test on Thursday. Test includes the 5 Themes of Geography, physical and human characteristics, and map skills. NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY! Box Tops are due this week! We are starting our FANTASY unit next week- all students should come to class on Monday prepared with a fantasy book … More A few updates…
Help sixth grade win the classroom Box Top Challenge! We won last year- let’s try to win again! Box Tops are found of many products we use everyday and cutting them out is an easy way to earn money for our school! I have my collection ready to turn in this week 🙂 Be sure … More Box Tops due next Friday!