ELA in 6th Grade is divided between vocabulary units and writing units
Writing Units of Study:
1. Personal Narrative 2. Research 3. Opinion Writing (Taking a stance and making an argument) 4. Literary Essay 5. Short-response and test preparation 6. Poetry
-A vocabulary unit will be taught after each unit of study and will last for approximately one week. -Each unit will end with a test.
How Students Present Their Writing:
-Being able to speak well to an audience is a very important skill. At the end of each unit, students will present their writing to their classmates. Part of their grade will be based on public speaking. -Additionally, students learn to give positive feedback to their classmates. Receiving a compliment based on something specific speaks volumes.