Welcome to Sixth Grade!

  • 6amaz
    Teacher: Mrs. Lytton
    lyttonh



    lighthouse

    Welcome to Language Arts

    • January 11-2nd Quarter Ends
    • January 13-6th & 7th Grade Mass
    • January 21-MLK Day-No School
    • January 22-Report Cards go home
    • January 26-Signed Report Cards due back to school



    5th Grade Language Arts:


    Reading-Students will be using their Wonders Reading Book for various reading and writing strategies to improve reading comprehension.

    *Students will be reading a variety of short stories to build reading and writing fluency.
    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.

    Writing-

    *Students will be working on building good paragraphs 

    * Responding to Literature Prompts using textual evidence in writing

    Grammar-

    Pronouns and Verbs

    Independent Reading-students will be choosing a narrative non fiction

    6th Grade Langue Arts:


    Literature-Students will be  using the reading anthology for short story and poetry selections to work on improving reading comprehension.  

    Later in the month students will be reading "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry"


    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.
    *Students will be reading a variety of short stories to build reading and writing fluency.

    Writing-Students are buidling good paragraphs and using details from text to provide support in their writing. 

    Grammar-Students are identifying and using pronouns and verbs.

    Religion-  Chapter 6-Liturgical Year & Chapter 7-Ordinary Time


    7th Grade Language Arts:


    Literature-Students will be utilizing their literature books for short story, nonfiction and poetry selections to imrove reading comprehension.

    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.

    Writing-Sudents will be using textual evidence to support claims in writing.

    Grammar-Creating and Using Effective Sentences


    8th Grade Language Arts:

    Literature-Students will be utilizing their literature books for short story, nonfiction and poetry selections to imrove reading comprehension.

    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.

    Writing-Students will write be writing argumentive essays and essays that repsond to literature

    Grammar-Creating and Using Effective Sentences

    Novel-The Book Thief