• Sixth Grade English Language Arts:


    Textbook: The Language of Literature by McDougal-Littell


    Units of Study/Themes for the year:

    1. Novel units of study, which parallel themes studied in social studies and may include --
      • Seth of the Lion People
      • The Bronze Bow
      • Egypt Game
      • The Golden Goblet
      • The Cay
    2. Step Up To Writing:
      • Expository compositions: Description, Explanation, Compare/Contrast, Problem/Solution
      • Narratives (story)
      • Persuasion
      • various poetry
      • Responses to literature
      • Book reports
    3. Poetry Unit
    4. Non-fiction unit
    5. Units of study from The Language of Literature:
      • Tests of Courage
      • Growth and Change
      • A Sense of Fairness
      • Wondrous Worlds
      • Making your Mark
      • The Oral Tradition: Tales from the Ancient World to Today