5-6 Classroom

Ron’s Math Calendar

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Prime Time

Prime Time

Both 5th and 6th graders have been learning about Prime, Composite numbers, Factors, Multiples and more. I have created a Google Calendar for homework. The 6th graders already know how to use this feature. I  will teach the 5th graders how to use this most useful feature in the upcoming days. Remember my homework policy: Homework is practice. This means that your child should be able to do this independently. If your child struggles, please write…

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Reading Up A Storm!

Reading Up A Storm!

Dear Families, We have started reading up a storm here in the ACS 5-6 Learning Center! Last week the 5th grade had a fun Ice Cream Sandwich Party to celebrate an incredible summer of reading. They read and tracked nearly 4 million words this summer! Let’s keep that incredible momentum going. As the year gets underway, it’s critical that children have daily, protect time to read at home. Their nightly Language Arts homework is to…

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The First Days of School & 5th Grade Technology Use

The First Days of School & 5th Grade Technology Use

Families, Chanting monks, community building, and working together to define what makes a strong team — we have had a powerful first few days to our school year. In Language Arts, 5th graders are busy learning how to use technology for academic work including: Logging onto their Aspen K12 Email Accounts Using Google Drive to collaborate on writing with teachers Accessing Google Calendar to check homework This is a process that will take time to…

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6th Grade Experiential Education

6th Grade Experiential Education

We’re off to another rockin’ year at ACS and for the Middle School that means a week of Experiential Education. What better way to transition back into a rigorous school year? Last week Hilary Gross and I led the 6th graders through 4 days of team building, leadership activities, and good ole’ fashioned fun up at Margy’s Hut. Before we left ACS we asked the kids what qualities make a good team and prepped the…

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