English Language-Arts
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2019-2020 Syllabus Coming August 2019!

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6th grade English/Language Arts focuses on:

·         Citing text to prove our thinking when answering questions about what we have read

·         Theme

·         Plot

·         Figurative language

·         Comparing and contrasting text

·         Reading and comprehending fiction and non-fiction

·         Writing argumentatively, fictionally, narratively and poetically 

·         Using technology for writing

·         Conducting research and citing sources using both technology and books

·         Collaborative discussion

·         Public speaking and presentation

·         Vocabulary building and word parts

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PROBEs (16 due May 1st)
- Finish Frightful's Mountain novel
Vocabulary Booster notebook (110 words due May 8th)
- 4 pieces of writing on digital portfolio (memoir, informational essay, argument essay, imaginative narrative- they will get a final grade for these as one combined grade)
- poem created from argument essay topic
- weekly EOG vocabulary quizzes (about 3 more)
- falcon fact poster (started in class, most are finished)
- bird display (Ameigh homeroom only)
- Frightful's Mountain quizzes
- Frightful's Mountain end-of-book test
- Peer editing (in class)
- Summit Time online reading responses
- 2 agenda checks