March begins our last semester as 6th graders. Our focus iis overcoming adversity and becoming TRIUMPHANT!!! Our text is "Freak the Mighty".
February 20, 2018
Writing assignment due 2-21-2018
Unit III Integrity and Influence
This Unit's text will be On My Honor! Our focus will be working diligently to understand the use and power of words!
Students working on interviews from denotation and connotations of words!
We will also start working with argumentative writing. Several practise prompts are listed in the argumentative writing label for students to gain experience in "agree" or "disagree".
Groups presenting words and phases as a prerequisite to reading "On My Honor", AWESOME STUDENTS!!!!!!!
Merry Christmas to all!! The month of December will move quickly as students continue to read the novel "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas " and learn how to build a 5 paragraph explanatory essay through research and brainstorming with outlines.
New Unit Alert!!!!!
Unit 2 - Lessons from the Past focusing on text from the past and fiction focusing on past time periods. Our main text will be "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" from the era of WWII.
During this Unit we will also focus on the fundamentals of research and text structure. We will move up on writing to 3 paragraph essays.
SEPTEMBER 13 and 14, 2017
Attached is a Link to the PowerPoint for September 13 and 14, 2017 used in class to teach Point of View. Students viewed and discussed the POV strategy and completed "box" style notes by folding paper into four squares.
IF YOU WERE ABSENT ON THESE DAYS, you should view the PowerPoint and complete good notes. It will be your study guide. /userfiles/1033/my files/narrative-point-of-view-ppt copy.pptx?id=240098
Writing paragraphs with a little hamburger helper!!!!!
ELAGSE6RL3: Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves towards a resolution.
ELA classes are studying myths in our Unit 1. Students are learning Cornell Notes, close read strategies, plot summaries, and the myth genre. And having fun!!!