Welcome to 6th grade language arts! Thank you for visiting my page. Updated 2/15/2019.
Students are well into their book reports and our adventure unit.
In 2nd and 3rd cores, we are reading Hatchet by Gary Paulsen.
In 1st and 4th, we are reading Peak by Roland Smith.
Both are adventure books with action, strong characters and themes!
We are learning STEAL- an acronym for characterization techniques and students are writing adventure stories.
Important due dates: 1st & 4th cores- book reports due Wed. Feb. 20, study frag, frail, and frac root words!
2nd and 3rd- book reports due Tues. Feb. 26 No reading log will be given on Tues. Feb. 20 as students should finish their book reports! Study literary terms!
BOOK REPORT FORMS and READING LOGS AVAILABLE under HOMEWORK link!
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Home reading: 30 mins. 5x per week (GCS Reads 30)
COOL READING LINKS-