Ms. McCain's Class

6th Grade Language Arts - Arbor Creek Middle School

Next week in Language Arts,

We are working in The Writing Life. Students will be introduced to the idea that "writing is thinking". Later in the week, we will read "In the Belly of a Clothes Rack". We will examine the idea of power in the story. Who has it? What does it mean to have power?

Activities in class:

- Daily SSR (silent reading)

- The Writing Life - Writing is Thinking and "In the Belly of a Clothes Rack"

- Analyze story elements

- Figurative Language Practice

- New root words (geo, gon, graph/gram)

- Creative Writing

Assignments and Quizzes,

Figurative Language Practice - September 30

We will take this practice in class on Edmodo.

Root Quiz - October 2nd

(cine/kine, cosm, cracy, crat, cycl, dem + older roots)

Root notes can be found in the back of their notebook or in the roots folder on Edmodo.

We will take the quiz in class on Edmodo.

Next Week at Arbor Creek,

School Fundraiser due Thursday, October 1st. Help raise money for our school!

The end of the second 9 weeks is Friday, October 2nd. Only three more weeks left in this grading period.

Tutorial Times

Does your student need extra help? Do they want to get ahead? Have they been absent?

Tuesday - Friday

Before School - 8:15 - 8:40

After School - 4:00 - 4:15

* I am not available for tutorials on Mondays because I have crosswalk duty.

Our class collects Box Tops for Education!

Clip them and send them with your student! The class that has the most Box Tops at the end of each 9 weeks gets a prize!

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