Recently, in 6th grade Current Events, the class was asked to imagine which inspirational woman of wonder they would nominate for the Barbie Sheroes collection. This cross curricular project overlapped with their Language Arts and Technology classes in which they wrote Haiku poems and designed a visual to accompany their research that explores and celebrates […]
Combining curriculum from Math, History, and Science class, the 6th Graders reviewed ancient Egyptian mummification, mixed appropriate ratios to create a custom salt mixture, then dissected and mummified frogs! Students were in awe after their first dissection, and excited to check back in with the mummification process in 40 days.
6th Graders are in the middle of a unit where they are completing self portraits using different conceptual parameters. The concept of a self portrait is flexible. A word can describe you. So can a photograph. A simile can stand for you, a metaphor too. Styles change and so does the idea of the self.