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Continents and Oceans

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During the Geography Unit we'll be having a quick quiz on the continents and oceans. Our quiz will be on Tuesday, September 12th. There are 7 continents, 5 oceans, and 2 special lines to remember:

Continents
Australia
Antarctica
North America
South America
Asia
Africa
Europe

Oceans
Atlantic
Pacific
Indian
Arctic
Southern

Special Lines
equator
Prime Meridian





Try not to get this song stuck in your head!!



Try out these cool websites to help you study!

Online continents and oceans quiz
Another online quiz game

Here is a blank map to be used as a study guide. Click on it to print a larger version.

Here is what a filled-in map should look like:

Welcome to a New School Year!

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Welcome Students!

I'm very excited to start the 2017-2018 school year. Welcome to the High Rock Middle School! It seems like the summer flew by so fast, but I am very glad to be back. There are so many fun and exciting things about sixth grade; I cannot wait to get started. You will have a tremendous year here in Cluster 3, and you’ll make some friends and memories that will stay with you for a long time. You will also be learning and accepting challenges from all your teachers this year. I am writing to introduce myself so that you can get to know me better.

This is my thirteenth year teaching sixth grade in Needham. Before this I taught third grade at the Hillside School for a couple years. It was fun teaching third grade, but I really think sixth grade is the best! I am also very glad to be teaching Social Studies, my favorite subject, as I love learning about history, looking at maps, and discovering ancient civilizations.

I am from West Roxbury, and my family still lives the…