• Sixth Grade ELA: What to Expect this Year!

     

    *Please Note: This is a general timeline for the school year. We anticipate that each unit will last about 4-6 weeks. We plan to stick to it as much as possible however, even the best laid plans are sometimes subject to change! Please refer to our classroom websites and/or Google Classroom to find a link to this living document. If there are any changes made, you will see it reflected there! If you need help with this, please do not hesitate to reach out!

     

     

    Reading

    Writing

    Sept

    Introduction to Workshop and setting up healthy reading lives to start filling gaps from summer. Assessing current levels for students and getting to know the library.

     

     

    Oct

     

    Personal Narrative: Crafting Powerful Life Stories

     

    Nov

    A Deep Study of Character Through Books We Read

     

    Nov/Dec

     

    The Literary Essay: From Character to Compare/Contrast

    Dec/Jan

    Tapping the Power of Nonfiction

     

    Jan/Feb

     

    Research-Based Information Writing: Write to inform and write to persuade (argument writing)

    Feb/Mar

    Reading Across Fictional Genres, Author’s Craft

     

    Mar/Apr

     

    Fantasy Writing (If… Then…) or Graphic Novels: Writing in Pictures with fiction writing

    Apr/May

    Social Issues Book Clubs: Reading for Empathy and Advocacy

     

    June

    Fantasy Book Clubs