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Sixth Grade

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  • Humanities

    The sixth grade humanities program is designed to integrate North American Indigenous history with literature and writing through the lens of narrative and storytelling. This journey fosters opportunities for students to investigate geography and the progression of land over time and engage with the question of the “origin story” of the land that we now call the United States.
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  • Math

    Sixth grade mathematics focuses on improving mastery of arithmetic and pre-Algebra topics through activities, problem solving, and real-world applications.
  • Science

    In sixth grade science, students investigate transfer of energy, coding and robotics, and ecosystem engineering and aquaponics; with particular emphasis on problem solving, collaboration, and the continued development of inquiry skills and study habits.
  • World Languages and Cultures

    Sixth graders begin the academic year at the Novice Low/Novice Mid level according to ACTFL proficiency standards. Sixth grade World Language and Cultures classes engage students through stories, culture, games, projects, and other developmentally appropriate language teaching methodologies.
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Explore The Middle School:

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 550 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 and Post-Graduates. Berwick students are from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and several countries. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.