6th Grade

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Amazing Race Across the States

posted Apr 18, 2016, 9:19 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:32 PM ]

DinnerTime

posted Mar 7, 2016, 11:48 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:31 PM ]


Road to the Revolution

posted Feb 22, 2016, 9:32 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:26 PM ]

Today we will be using a tool called Padlet to help us learn about and remember the causes of the American Revolution. To begin, click on this link:


You will need to create an account with your school email address. Click on "Sign Up."


Type in your school email address, choose a password, click on "I'm beautiful" so it knows you're not a robot. 

Padlet Instructions
  • Give your wall a title: [student #] Road to the Revolution
  • Select a background. Your background should match the tone of your project.
  • Each post on your wall should include:
    • The title of the event
    • The year the event occurred
    • An explanation of the event (what happened, who was involved, what was the outcome)
    • An image that matches the event
Before you leave today, please copy the url to your Padlet and add it to this form: 



The Beatitudes

posted Feb 8, 2016, 10:27 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:25 PM ]

Please begin by going to:


There are two assignments for you there: The Greatest Books Project and The Beatitudes. Please open both.

We will be working on The Beatitudes today. For each line, you will select an image that goes with it and add it to one slide in your presentation. Add a text box to the image and type the line from the Beatitudes.


Greatest Books Project

posted Feb 1, 2016, 12:06 PM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:28 PM ]




The 13 Colonies

posted Jan 11, 2016, 8:10 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:26 PM ]

We are going to begin working on a Google Map about the 13 Colonies. Here are the steps to follow:
  • Go to Google Drive
  • Click on 
  • Hover your mouse over 
  • And then click on 
  • Next, title your map "[student #] The 13 Colonies"
  • Now, start adding pins to your map, one for each of the colonies

Go Math!

posted Jan 4, 2016, 8:39 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:28 PM ]

After typing today, we will be working in the ThinkCentral website with Go Math! To begin, click here:


If you haven't logged in before, you will need to enter the information shown here:


Be sure to check the box next to "Remember my school"! That way you won't have to enter all of this information again.

After you log in, you'll see this window:


Click on the green "Things to Do."



Blood on the River

posted Dec 14, 2015, 8:55 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:32 PM ]

Let's compare the main character in Blood on the River with the main character from Holes! And let's be creative about it!!

We'll be using Google Drawings to create a compare and contrast diagram of these two characters. To begin, go to Google Classroom and open the Compare and Contrast assignment (after you click on "Open", you'll need to click on the link with your name in the next window.

The Water Cycle

posted Nov 16, 2015, 8:10 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:25 PM ]

Today we will be working in Google Drawings to create an illustration of the water cycle. To begin, open up your email and sign in:


You should have received an invitation to join Google Classroom. Open that email and click on the link to join. Once you are in Google Classroom, you will click on "Open" next to the assignment. In the next window, click on the link that has your name in it. This will open your own copy of the Water Cycle Google Drawing.

Creating Our Presentations

posted Oct 7, 2015, 11:23 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Sep 11, 2016, 3:32 PM ]

Here are a few helpful hints when creating a slideshow:

The Do's
  • Use ONLY five (5) bullet points per slide
  • Capitalize the first word of each bullet point
  • Include an image on every slide
  • Include a title on each slide
  • Have a bibliography slide that shows links to your research AND images
The Do Nots
  • Use more than five bullet points per slide
  • Use complete sentences (bullet points 
  • Use a font that is all capital letters

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