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Syllabus


Laurel Ridge Middle School

6th Grade Language Arts Syllabus 2016-2017

 

Trimester 1

Trimester 2

Trimester 3

Reading Literary Text

6.1 Cite textual evidence and infer

6.2 Theme and summary

6.4 Word choice

6.6 Point of view

 

Books – Class novel and Literature Circles (student choices)

6.1 Cite textual evidence and infer

6.3 Theme and summary

6.4 Word choice

6.5 Structure of text

 

Books – Iqbal read aloud, Literature Circles, and non-fiction.

6.1 Cite textual evidence and infer

6.3 Theme and summary

6.4 Word choice

 

 

Books - TBD

Reading Informational Text

6.2 Central idea and summary

6.4 Word choice

6.1 Cite textual evidence

6.2 Central idea and summary

6.4 Word choice

6.5 Structure of Text

6.8 Trace and evaluate claims

 

6.1 Cite textual evidence

6.2 Central idea and summary

6.4 Word choice

 

 

Writing

6.1 Argumentative Literary - Essay focusing on a character and their development in a story.

 

6.2 Expository – Essay focusing on an activist and how they are helping make the world a better place.

 

6.3 Narrative – Several short writing pieces about themselves which will be included in an Identity Book.

Speaking and Listening

6.1 Group Discussions/Socratic Circles

 

6.1 Group Discussions/ Socratic Circles

6.4 Speeches – Loud and Clear presenters from Oregon Children’s Theater.

6.1 Group Discussions/Socratic Circles

 

Language

6.2 Conventions

6.3 Vary Sentence Patterns

6.5 Figurative Language

 

6.2 Conventions

6.3 Vary Sentence Patterns

6.5 Figurative Language

6.2 Conventions

6.3 Vary Sentence Patterns

6.5 Figurative Language