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6th Grade Language Arts

What we do

  • Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings
  • Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information
  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking

How we do it

  • Multi-paragraph writing projects
  • Whole class and small group discussions
  • Multimedia projects and presentations
  • Collaborative projects and activities
  • Writers’ Workshop
  • Readers’ Workshop and independent reading
  • As-needed grammar lessons
  • Individual reflection, research, and writing, including journals
  • Quizzes and tests