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Sixth Graders Hold Fashion Show in Spanish Class

A few months ago, they did not speak one word of Spanish, but now, Briarcliff Middle School sixth graders in Johanna Foster’s class know the Spanish words for clothing articles, colors, patterns, prices and much more!

To showcase their knowledge, they put together wardrobes and created dazzling fashion shows in class, during which they described what they were wearing and shared information about their outfits.

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Sixth Graders Learn about the Color Wheel

In the 17th century, when he was only 23 years old, Sir Isaac Newton held a prism of glass in the path of a beam of sunlight and observed that the light reflected a spectrum of the colors of the rainbow. Using prisms and mirrors, he discovered that white sunlight isn’t white, but rather a combination of all the individual colors and thus came up with the 12-color wheel.

Briarcliff Middle School sixth graders learned about the color wheel in art class with Jessica Dubin, as they were preparing to create artwork with their names.

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