We have finally finished unit 1 of our Math topics. We have covered most of the 6th grade number systems topics; working through decimal operations, fraction division, and rational numbers. As we look ahead we begin to think about expressions and equations; both thinking about how to write them and how to solve them. We will utilize the skills that we have built with fractions, decimals, and rational numbers to deal with these equations.
In Language Arts, we have been continuing to read Hatchet. Feel free to ask your students the following questions to begin a discussion about Hatchet and Brian's journey in the wilderness for survival: