Category Archives: 6th Grade

November 05

Finger Knitting

Charo and I wanted to introduce finger knitting in our Arts & Crafts classes. It is a simple knitting technique that is really easy for kids to do. And the best part… you only need your fingers and a ball of yarn. Our students picked it up right away! We had a great time! So […]

October 30

Pom pom pumpkins

My great partner Charo and I wanted to bring some texture and warmth into our classrooms so we decided to make these cute little pom pom pumpkins and celebrate the coming of Halloween: So cool So say we all!!

June 19

Graduation Ceremony 2013

Another year, another graduation. Yesterday another group of my students finished school. Every year I try to stay cool at their departure and, every year, I end up sad to see them go. This time it was the turn of my Intrepid Team, the group I started teaching two years ago. The graduation began with […]

June 04

Advertising 2013

Coinciding with the topic of unit 7 of our English book, I have put my students in the skin of a publicist. Like in previous years (2011, 2012) I wanted they experienced the process of editing images and audio with focus on creativity, cooperation, and openness. And one year more I think I’ve exceeded the […]

February 24

The landscape of Spain with plasticine

My sixth graders have made ​​a map of Spain out of plasticine, with the main elements of the landscape that we have studied in class. It took a couple of days to work through all of the details but finally yesterday we did the final touches on the models. Then they made an oral presentation […]

February 10

The Landscape of Spain

I have put together some links for you to find out more information about our current unit of Geography, the landscape of Spain: My previous post: link General facts about the landscape of Spain (1): link General facts about the landscape of Spain (2): link Game: drag the names of each mountain to its proper […]

January 21

The Solar System

“Challenge your preconceptions, or they will challenge you.” (Vulcan proverb) Below you have a list of websites I have found while I was preparing our current unit of Science, The Solar System. But before you launch your ships and are off on a journey around the universe, take a look at the beautiful picture that […]