• Welcome to 6th grade language arts! Thank you for visiting my page. Updated 11/02/2018.

    ON Thurs, Nov. 1 students "Wrote Like A Babylonian". They wrote their names in cuneiform on clay tablets. They will bring their clay tablets home on Mon. Ask them about cuneiform!Cuneiform

     We will begin Unit 2: Reading for Information: Space on 11/05/2018.

    Reading strategies


    READING LOGS- are distributed and collected each Tuesday. A blank reading log is available under the homework link. Skills cards for each reading level are available under Class Handouts. These cards contain useful information for helping your child with their reading at home. 




    • 1st 9 weeks: Launch Unit, Reading literature, genre study, writing skills
    • 2nd 9 weeks: Unit 2: Reading for information and research
    • 3rd 9 weeks: Unit 3: Adventure! Reading literature
    • 4th 9 weeks: Unit 4: Argument and EOG review

    Vocabulary & grammar infused within all units


       If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at: mcenalm@gcsnc.com. Thank you!

    Home reading: 30 mins. 5x per week (GCS Reads 30)



    • Bookopolis

      A fun online place to keep track of books you have read, want to read, or are currently reading. Read and write reviews and look at what other students are saying about books.

    • Guys Read

      A website founded by author Jon Scieszka to motivate boys to read more and broaden their literary interests.

    • The Brown Bookshelf

      A site that brings awareness to Black voices in literature by showcasing the many wonderful books that are available to young readers.

    • A Mighty Girl

      A site that showcases books, movies, and other material with the aim of empowering and celebrating girls. 

    • Tween Tribune

      A place to read interesting articles on a variety of topics from current events and sports to science, history, and entertainment.

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