6th Grade Language Arts

First Quarter 2013

Reading

This quarter, students will be learning about story elements, text features, & reading strategies.


Writing

This quarter we will be working on FRIED, readers' responses, & persuasion. Grammar skills will focus on verb tenses, homonyms, apostrophes, run-ons & fragments. Within the writing process, we will be honing our CUPS skills as well.


Vocabulary Acquisition

This quarter we will be learning vocabulary strategies through the study of word etymology & targeted vocabulary tied to reading selections as well as from other subject areas.