grade social studies, we are currently learning about ancient China.
The students will be analyzing the 3 major philosophies of the early dynasties…Legalism, Confucianism, and Daoism.
After that, we will be learning about Qin Shi Huangdi and how he unified the territory that eventually named the country after him.
We will finish our unit discussing the Han dynasty, the legacy of ancient China, and the accomplishments like the Great Wall, military advancements, and contributions from math and science.
We will also be celebrating China Day on May10th
to let the students experience a variety of Chinese activities.
In 6th grade language arts, we arepreparing for the NJ Ask by practicing the different writing tasks that may appear on the test, as well as multiple choice and open-ended response strategies. We are also studying poetry. Students are analyzing different poetic forms and elements of traditional and free verse poems, and some classes are practicing writing their own poetry.
During the month of May, we will continue our studies in Chemistry.
Students will learn about physical and chemical changes, atoms, create models of molecules, elements, and begin to understand the periodic table of elements.
We will read our textbook for comprehension, complete hands on labs, and other materials that will enhance our learning.
Please check your child’s notebook on daily basis.
Students are very excited about our Chemistry unit.
Sixth Grade students are honing their skills and strategies in preparation for NJASK. Teachers are reviewing key concepts and applying Standards Solution strategies to their instruction.