Welcome to Sixth Grade!

  • Teacher: Mrs. Lytton
    lyttonh



    lighthouse

    Welcome to Language Arts

    • September 3 - Free Day
    • September 7 - Picture Day
    • September 11 - Special Lunch and Out of Uniform day
    • September 19 - Mandatory Parent Meeting at 6:30pm

    5th - 8th Grade "All About Me" project.  Students used technology to create an "All About Me" poster.  Students used Microsoft Word and Google Sheets to create a visually appealing document about themselves.  These projects will be displayed in the classroom.

    5th Grade Language Arts:

    Literature-Students will be utilizing the textbook Wonders for our Literary Series.  Unit one's theme is about Meeting a Need.

    *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.
    *Genre-Realist Fictions

    Writing-Students will be completing a Personal Narrative.

    Grammar-Sentences (Identifying kinds of sentences; simple subject/predicate; complete subject/predicate; direct and indirect objects; subject complements; sentence order).

    Independent Reading-Historical Fiction.  Students will be asked to choose a Historical Fiction at their reading level approximatley 150 pages in lenth.  The following website address lists historical fiction books for 5th graders. https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/5th-grade-historical-fiction.  Students will be completing a project on the book at the end of September.


    6th Grade Langue Arts:

    Literature-Unit 1-Theme is Pathways.  Students will be reflecting on how life's experiences can lead to new understandings.  Students will be reading short stories and poetry that reflect this theme.

    *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 will be completing a Personal Narrative

    Grammar-Sentences (Identifying kinds of sentences; simple subject/predicate; complete subject/predicate; direct and indirect objects; subject complements; sentence order).

    Indepedent Reading-Realistic Fiction.  Students have been asked to choose a Realist Fiction at their reading level approximately 150 pages in length. The following website address lists realist fiction books for middle school students.   https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/middle-school-realistic-fiction.  As a parent, you should be aware that some of the content in these books may be too mature for your student.  If you have questions about the content of any of these books on this list, please email me.  Students will be completing a project on the book at the end of September.

    Religion-Unit 1- Forming the Covenant:  Through scripture, discussion and daily activities, students will learn about: Chapter 1-God's Revelation; Chapter 2-Creation; Chapter 3-People Turn from God; Chapter 4-God Promises to Help People; Chapter 5-The PatriarchsGod Chooses a People.

    September Memorized Prayer-Morning Offering


    7th Grade Language Arts:

    Literature-Unit 1-Theme is "What I am, What I Want to Be"

    *Students will enjoy reading about people and their unique experiences.
    *Students will analyze literature elements in nonfiction, poetry, and short story selections.
    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.

    Writing-Students will be completing an Expository Essay-"How To" and An Autobiographical Narrative

    Grammar-Sentences (Identifying kinds of sentences; simple subject/predicate; complete subject/predicate; direct and indirect objects; subject complements; sentence order).

    Novel- The Westing Game

    8th Grade Language Arts:

    Literature-Unit 1-Theme is "Coming of Age"

    *Students will analyze literature elements in nonfiction, poetry, and short story selections.
    *Students will have an opportunity to build upon vocabulary and writing skills through a variety of methods.

    Writing-Students will be completing an Autobiographical Narrative

    Novel- To Kill a Mockingbird