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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

This week math was so easy and I learned the lesson a day later then everyone else because I had a doctor’s appointment. The lesson our class learned that day was about mean, median, mode, and range. Here is an example. You get a set of numbers: 1,5,3,4,4,6,9 Then you put them in order: 1,3,4,4,5,6,9 … Continue reading »

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Innovation in The Jewish Community

Jacksonville, FL ~ Big things come from small communities. Take Jacksonville for example. The Conservative Jewish community has just created a new video game with the help from a company called Jewish Interactive located in South Africa. This game is based on a Jewish holiday called Purim which will be released in March to the … Continue reading »

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Fractions Here, Fractions There, Fractions Are Everywhere

This week in math we learned more about fractions. Our class learned how to add and subtract mixed numbers. At first, none of the class got it. Then it became so easy that everybody in the class aced the pop quiz that Mrs. Resnick gave us. I am very proud of myself for that. Also, … Continue reading »

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From Generation to Generation

The day before Thanksgiving was Intergenerational Day. On that day, all of the school’s kids bring their grandparents in and spend time with them. For the middle school, it is a little different. We also have our grandparents come in, but there are people that come and tell how they immigrated to the United States. … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving is a Time for Giving

Before Thanksgiving started, the whole middle school made turkey baskets for the under-priviliged and delivered them. I delivered them to Beauclerc Elementary School and other houses along the way. That mitzvah trip made me feel grateful for everything that I have. After all, isn’t that the point of Thanksgiving, to give thanks for what we … Continue reading »

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The Paladin Prophecy

I just finished reading a book called The Paladin Prophecy¬†and I am not exaggerating when I say that it is one of the best books I have ever read in my life. It is filled with action, suspense, and adventure around every corner. For those of you who don’t know, a paladin is a holy … Continue reading »

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The Plight of a Poetry Unit

¬†In language arts, the 6th grade class is doing a unit on poets. The poet I am working on is T.S. Eliot. He has a numerous amount of poems that I like even if some of them don’t really make sense. T.S. Eliot was born on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. He died … Continue reading »

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Fractions Day and Night

In math this week, our class learned about estimating fractions. At first, is was a little hard and I was having trouble. Then, Mrs. Resnick helped me and it became a total breeze. All you have to do is see if the fraction is closer to zero, one half, or one and then you add … Continue reading »

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