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!
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.
Personal Narrative: Crafting Powerful Life Stories
A Deep Study of Character Through Books We Read
The Literary Essay: From Character to Compare/Contrast
Tapping the Power of Nonfiction
Research-Based Information Writing: Write to inform and write to persuade (argument writing)
Reading Across Fictional Genres, Author’s Craft
Fantasy Writing (If… Then…) or Graphic Novels: Writing in Pictures with fiction writing
Social Issues Book Clubs: Reading for Empathy and Advocacy
Fantasy Book Clubs