6D Homeroom Blog

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Wed. 23 Nov

  Today students were handed back their math summative to show parents. They need to be returned to class this week. Students began an inquiry into either the Golden Ratio or the Fibonacci Sequence...

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Tuesday 21 Nov

Today students worked on a ratios task, and will receive a new one that will be completed for Friday.We started our next book club, and students chose from a wide selection of books, with the focus...

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Monday 20 Nov

Today students continued to work on the Finding Out stage of their investigation into a major economic era in time. They will be researching this week and begin Sorting out later in the week....

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Friday 17 Nov

Today students had their first field trip experience, the first trip that they chose from a possible five. Students on my trip need to complete their map, print it out and put it in...

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Thursday 16 Nov

Today we had a whole school “lockdown” drill and the students did a fantastic job of staying in their places without moving or speaking! We took part in a world trading activity from National Geographic...

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Wed 15 Nov

Today students completed a summative assessment on decimals. We will have a pre-assessment on fractions, percentages and ratios later this week. That will be the focus of our next math unit. Students presented their prototype to the...

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Tuesday 14 Nov.

Today students took notes about the meaning of GDP, Human Capital, Capital Goods, Entrepreneurship and Natural Resources and how they are all important to an economy. They were given a challenge to create an...

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Monday 13 Nov

Today students thought of over 30 ways to represent a decimal….creative thinking at its best! Students also used their bodies to represent numbers and decimals in a fun and interesting way. They completed some math quizzes...

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Friday 10 Nov

Today students went to the LLAC for the Remembrance Day service. They were very respectful and listened intently to the speeches and singing. The Lower School choir was amazing as usual! Students practised their...

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Thursday 9 Nov

https://drive.google.com/a/cdnis.edu.hk/file/d/1UrE2NghII2DFhUsG0xVwWX4OvutKVrlx/view?usp=sharing This is a link to a Remembrance Day presentation…get out the tissues and turn up the volume for the full effect. Today students worked with base 10 blocks to manipulate them to represent...

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Wed 8 Nov

Today students presented their articles to the class in their groups. They summarized the article they chose, then explained who they empathize with, their problem, and some possible solutions. We had a chance to...

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Tues 7 Nov

Here is the link to our new unit, Where We Are in Place and Time Unit Overview WWPT 2017-2018 This unit will continue until Dec 13th. Today students compared their first unit journals with...

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Monday 6 Nov

Today students worked on a decimal inquiry that requires them to work with a real-life situation. Students will have time tomorrow to complete this activity. We had time to discuss the upcoming lockdown and how...

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Camp Information

Here is some information about the Grade 6 camp coming up at the end of the month: Parent Briefing 2017 cdnis Camp Grade 6 Parent Session Camp Grade 6 Parent Session  

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Message from Mr MacPherson

Dear Parents: The Guidance Team is pleased to invite you to the “Pathways to Success”  information evening on Thursday, November 9th starting at 6:30 p.m. in the LLAC (with refreshments at 6:00p.m.). This evening...

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Wed 1 Nov

Today students worked with math manipulatives to create a variety of decimal combinations. We reviewed the 5 essential elements of the PYP, and peer-assessed journals. The classroom was tidied up and journals organized. We will...

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Tuesday 31 October

Happy Halloween!! Reminder – the parent information session for camp is TOMORROW in the Library Pit at 8am. I hope everyone can make it! Today was the Halloween party!! Everyone looked great in their...

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Monday 30 Oct

Today students decorated the classroom for Halloween! We began our inquiry into decimals by making manipulatives that will be used throughout the unit. Students shared their prototype with the class and read the information...

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Thursday 26 Oct

Today students put the final touches on their prototype and completed their information poster that will be posted in the classroom. We will visit our learning buddies at 1pm tomorrow to explain how our...

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Wed 25 Oct

All that math hard work has paid off!  6D is #1 in Asia in Mathletics!!  And one of our students in 6D is #1 in Asia!! Today students completed the Mathletics test online to...

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Tuesday 24 Oct

Today students worked on their prototype and had a chance to use the Innovation Lab. They had their math assessment handed back on working with large numbers, and they will bring it home tonight...

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Monday 23 Oct

Today students completed a math assessment for our current unit in whole numbers. We will begin working on Fractions and Decimals this week. Tomorrow we will be working in the Innovation Lab period 1/2...

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Friday 20 October

Today students completed work on order of operations in math and will have a math assessment on Monday. Students handed in their assignment on spending 1,000,000 and completed their goal record sheet. Parents can...

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Thursday 19 October

Today students completed work on order of operation and continued researching for their million dollar math assignment. The assignment is due tomorrow. In small groups, students began brainstorming ideas to create a prototype for their...

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Wednesday 18 Oct.

Today students completed some tricky math word problems and magic squares using numbers with decimals. If work was not completed during class time, complete it at home. Also, keep working on the Million Dollar...

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