Grade: 6th

25 Feb 2022

Local Storytelling

August-June

Become part of the story of Greenacres and help us retell some of the key moments of its history!

Standards:

  • MU.2RE Reflect on a variety of live or recorded music performances.
  • VA.5PE Use observations, life experiences and imagination as sources for visual symbols, images and creative expression.
  • SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
  • RI.6.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
  • SL.6.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • RL.6.7 Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

Vocabulary:

Camargo Hunt, traditions, genre painting, hunting horn, evolution, plein air drawing, preservation

25 Feb 2022

Creative Investigation

August-June

Come observe and explore the arts through creative investigation.

Standards:

  • 6.VA.5PE Use observations, life experiences and imagination as sources for visual symbols, images and creative expression.
  • 6.VA.1PR Demonstrate technical skill and craftsmanship in the use of materials, tools and technology to solve an artistic problem.
  • Mathematical Practice 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • SL.6.4 Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
  • 6.Geography.6 The variety of physical environments within the Eastern Hemisphere influences human activities. Likewise, human activities modify the physical environment.
  • Mathematical Practice 6. Attend to precision. Mathematical Practice 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Vocabulary:

Stained glass, refraction, extinction, lead lines, Gothic, watercolor resist OR collage

25 Feb 2022

Entertainment and Expression

August-June

Art and music have an important and long-lasting relationship with entertainment. Join us as we explore the many ways that art and music cross disciplines, and express yourself in the process!

Standards:

  • 6.MU.3PR Improvise, compose and arrange music.
  • 6.VA.2PE Discover and articulate how the media forms of the day use art and images to communicate messages and meaning.
  • 6.MU 4RE Recognize how public discussion can affect beliefs about the nature and value of art.
  • SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
  • SL.6.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
  • RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
  • 5. Regions can be determined, classified and compared using data related to various criteria including landform, climate, population, and cultural and economic characteristics. 

Vocabulary:

Chiaroscuro, contrast, silent film, improvise, entertainment

01 Mar 2021

Farm to Market

August-June 

Join us as we follow the journey of food, from the field to the consumer.  Help us figure out how we can make this season’s harvest profitable! 

Standards:

    • ESS Grade 6: Rocks, minerals and soils have common and practical uses
    • 6.EE.2 Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
    • 6.EE.9 Use variables to represent two quantities in a real-world problem that change in relationship to one another; write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable. Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables, and relate these to the equation.

Vocabulary:

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