Oakridge Sixth Grade Blog http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011 class of 2011 Sun, 12 Jun 2011 04:29:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://sacschoolblogs.org/?v=3.8.3 End of Year Survey http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/06/11/end-of-year-survey/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/06/11/end-of-year-survey/#comments Sun, 12 Jun 2011 04:29:27 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=424

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Reviewing Self-Control http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/06/05/reviewing-self-control/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/06/05/reviewing-self-control/#comments Sun, 05 Jun 2011 23:24:00 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=422 Here is the video on the “Marshmallow Experiment”. Please watch it:

Here is a slideshow with tips about how to improve your self-control. Please read it:

Have you used any of this tips this year? Have you done something else to improve your self-control. What helped you with self-control this year?

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Looking back, looking forward http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/05/20/looking-back-looking-forward/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/05/20/looking-back-looking-forward/#comments Fri, 20 May 2011 20:44:54 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=416 Google Docs
Please send me a comment with five (5) sentences on the following:

  1. Your time here at Oak Ridge,
    AND/OR
  2. Your time in elementary school,
    AND/OR
  3. What you look forward to in middle school,
    AND/OR
  4. What you worry about in middle school
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Field Trip to Cal Middle School http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/28/field-trip-to-cal-middle-school/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/28/field-trip-to-cal-middle-school/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:50:16 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=413

What happened on yesterday’s field trip to Cal Middle School? What did you learn about? Do you have any questions? Any concerns or worries about going there? If you do NOT want you comment published, please put the word PRIVATE in it.

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Finishing up Ancient Civilization http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/22/finishing-up-ancient-civilization/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/22/finishing-up-ancient-civilization/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2011 19:41:12 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=411 We are going to be doing a VoiceThread about what we’ve learned about Ancient Civilizations. We need to gather pictures about this topic. To do this, we need to know what to look for. We’re going to get a list of words to search for pictures. Please leave a comment with three words having to do with ancient civilization.

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The Agricultural Revolution http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/03/the-agricultural-revolution/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/04/03/the-agricultural-revolution/#comments Sun, 03 Apr 2011 20:53:38 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=409 100_9381

How did farming change life in ancient times? What did farming and agriculture have to do with the rise of civilizations in the ancient world?

Photo Credit: 100_9381 by kjarrett, on Flickr

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Ancient Meso-American Civilizations http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/19/405/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/19/405/#comments Sat, 19 Mar 2011 17:55:35 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=405 olmec

Please do the activities here.

Photo Credit: olmec by mufflevski, on Flickr

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Ancient Civilizations: Greece and Rome http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/11/402/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/11/402/#comments Fri, 11 Mar 2011 20:25:20 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=402 Ancient Greece

What did you learn about Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations?
Photo Credit: Ancient Greece by freeasinfreedom, on Flickr

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Ancient Civilizations: Summaria and Egypt http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/05/ancient-civilizations-summaria-and-egypt/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/05/ancient-civilizations-summaria-and-egypt/#comments Sat, 05 Mar 2011 22:42:27 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=397

Share two things that you learned from today’s video in a comment.

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Ancient Civilization http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/02/ancient-civilization/ http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/2011/03/02/ancient-civilization/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:43:16 +0000 http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/?p=395 What is civilization? What are some things that civilizations have? What makes them an improvement?

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