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Carol Triggiano
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Business Math Block

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The November business math block began with a discussion about all the unknown people who make our every day lives possible through their labors. The course explored economic interdependence, the division of labor, the idea of self-sufficiency and the history of money. The class learned about bartering, the middleman, and the distribution...

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Ancient Rome Block

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The study of Ancient Rome began with the story of the Aeneid and the struggle between the brothers Romulus and Remus to found the city. The class heard about Rome’s first 7 kings and later about the creation of the republic. They learned about the government model shared among the consuls, the Senate and the voting citizens. The dramatic...

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Geology Block

Monday, October 6, 2014

  Twelve year olds find themselves living firmly in the tension between the earth and the stars. They are more grounded in some ways, more physically aware of their bodies, more present. On the other hand, they can also be more out in the stars, forgetful, dreamy and inward. The study in 6th grade geology is complimented by the study of...

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6th Grade - Welcome & Introduction

Friday, August 22, 2014

At this stage of development the student’s world is delineated in absolutes (more inclusive thinking will develop in the future). The 6th grade curriculum focuses on strong guidelines and clear differentiation concepts as well as a morality of right and wrong. Thus students study Roman law, they engage in black and white drawing (for the...

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6th Grade Block Rotation 2014-2015

Monday, June 23, 2014

6th Grade Block Rotation
2014-2015
Ms. Triggiano

September 3 - September 29: Mineralogy

September 30 - October 3: Class Trip Caving

October 6 - October 29: Ancient Rome

October 24: Class Play, Alexander the Great

November 3 - November 26: Business Math

December 1 - December 19: Geography - South America

January 5 - January 30:...

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