Posts about 6th Grade

October 26, 2017

A Day in the Life: Grade 6

What is a typical day like for a BASIS Independent Manhattan 6th grader? One student summed it up by saying, “It’s hard, but it’s fun.” Well, there is definitely a lot more to it than that. Here, we take a look inside the classroom by following Neve R. and the grade 6 class, otherwise known as the element: Iodine. Through the day, they are faced with challenging work, new lessons and information, and choices at every turn. Read on to see what a day in the life of a 6th grader looks like at BASIS Independent Manhattan.

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September 29, 2017

Behind the Scenes of our Students' Stop-Motion Production

To celebrate the opening of BASIS Independent Manhattan, our Visual Arts Subject Expert Teacher, Mr. Stephen Smith, tasked his 6th grade class with creating a work of art that would mark the occasion. After thoughtful examination and brainstorming, the emerging theme for the students was that our school community is a global community. They wanted to create a reflection of the diverse backgrounds of their classmates and to show they are united with one common goal—to receive a world-class education in a joyful and rigorous environment.

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Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! Manhattan is about sharing moments that capture the essence of what it is to be a BASIS Independent student, teacher, administrator, or family.

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