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6thgrade

Story with Holes

There are 100 passengers boarding a 100 passenger airplane. When passenger 1 gets onto the plane, he is dissoriented, so he randomly picks a seat. Each of the remaining passengers (2, 3, 4, etc.) get onto the plane and take their seat if it is available or picks one of the remaining seats at random … Continue reading »

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Everyone Has a Name

Last week in Hebrew class, we listened to a song about how everyone has their own name and it differs from when your are born to when you die. Our teacher told us that when you are born, God and your parents help chose your name. When you get older though, you make your own … Continue reading »

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The Ant and the Grasshopper

This week in Hebrew class, we finished working on a project. It started when Morah Rivkah read us different stories in Hebrew that had morals at he end of the story. She told us that we had to choose one of them to work on. I chose to write one called┬áThe Grasshopper and the Ant. … Continue reading »

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Integers are Easy

This week, we learned about integers and it was very easy. Here is an example of an integer problem. -3 – -6 = All you have to do is keep the first number, change the subtraction symbol to an addition symbol, and and flip negative six to just six. Now it looks like: -3 + … Continue reading »

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Freedom is a Luxury

On Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, we watched a very emotional movie called I Am Slave.┬áThe movie is about a girl name Maliya taken from her family in the Nubian mountains and sent to work as a slave for rich families. When Maliya is taken, her father goes out to search for her. A lot … Continue reading »

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A Legacy to Be Remembered By

Last Friday, we went to Tessie Taxier’s funeral. She was very dear to our hearts because our middle school went to her house sometimes and played the piano with her for mitzvah trips. The funeral was very sad and depressing. We were supposed to write what we wanted our legacy to be. Most people would … Continue reading »

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Lions, Tigers, and Cougars… Oh My!

Last Friday, we went on a mitzvah trip to a place called The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary. The Catty Shack is a non-profit organization that supports itself with donations from friends and visitors. It is a sanctuary for wildcats like cougars and Lion, not for house cats. I appreciated that they gave us a … Continue reading »

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Math Games Can be Fun

This week in math was very interactive and fun. Mrs. Resnick showed us different games that have to of with math concepts. There was Wuzzit trouble, Freddy Fractions, Dragonbox, and Algebra Champs. I never got to try out any of the games except for Wuzzit trouble and it was very fun. you don’t even know … Continue reading »

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Impact, Change, and Reality… all in a Wave?

In class, we just finished reading a book called The Wave. Our assignment was to write a reflection on whether we were for The Wave or against it. Here are my thoughts on it. Most people think of a wave as part of the ocean, but it is something much more. A wave can represent … Continue reading »

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It’s all About the Percentage

This week in math, we learned about converting a percent into a fraction or a decimal. It is very easy when you get the hang of it. There was a test on it and I passed. Also, we learned about discounts, sales tax, and tips in math. The lesson that we learned is very helpful … Continue reading »

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