Our AmeriCorps volunteers, Lindsay and Cooper, organized a cow brain dissection for today! Though students were squimish at first, all students participated and learned a lot! Advertisements
Hands down, one of the BEST days of the year!
Steps #4-6 are due Wednesday, March 8th. The following slideshow will help students write their detailed procedure. Planning a Science Experiment
Fun was had by all at The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe performance at the UMass Fine Arts Center yesterday! Thank you to all the parents that joined us! 🙂
We have had many visitors come to our classroom this week! 1. Mrs. Hurlburt from Dakin Animal Shelter came by to pick up the collection of donations, give us more information about the organization, and to answer all of our questions. It was wonderful to have her visit! 2. Many of these … More Fun Week in Sixth Grade!
Hi All, The BES Book Fair opens on Saturday, November 12 at 9:00 am and closes next Thursday, November 17th at 3:30 pm. Saturday 11/12 9-3:00 pm Monday- Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm Thursday 11/17- 8:30-3:30 Sixth graders will have the opportunity to go to the book fair on TUESDAY from 9:00-9:45am. This is the ONLY time during the school … More Book Fair Visits on Tuesday
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…