Mrs. Downing

6th Grade

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Middle School Rocks!

“Learning is not a spectator sport”.

– D. Blocher

 Math Connections

Mathematics is a place where you can do things which you can't do in the real world.

 

                                  ~Marcus du Sautoy

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February Project 

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Peter & the Starcatchers

TECH MENU 

We are going to do Tech Menu a little different this week. 

Part 1 Each Day:

Khan Academy

 

You are going to start each Tech Session by doing 15 minutes in your Grammar course on Khan Academy.  You'll work silently with headphones on for this portion of Tech Menu each day.  

Part 2 Each Day:

Alexander the Great...A Hero or Villain?

Once you've done your 15 minutes of grammar, you will move on to the Alexander the Great project.  The first portion is assigned on Google Classroom and has 4 tasks. 

 

The second portion is to make a poster about Alexander the Great -- if you think he was a hero, you get an "In Memory" poster to design.  If you decide he is a villain, you create a "Wanted" poster. 

If you finish all of part 2 (4 tasks on Google Classroom document and your poster), you may do the link below.

If given permission by Mrs. Downing, you may explore the links below:

Project Lead the Way -- Green Architecture

"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."

--William Butler Yeats

​​Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.    -Margaret Mead