6th GRADE ENGLISH SYLLABUS by cTwFyL

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									                         6th GRADE ENGLISH SYLLABUS*
                         Mr. Bywater/Mrs. Parker/Mrs. Raczak
                                    630/428-6219
COURSE OF STUDY FOR FIRST QUARTER:

Grammar:             Parts of speech review
Writing:             Introduce narrative writing skills and final narrative paper
Spelling:            Lessons #1 and #2
Journaling:          Approximately 2 entries per month

COURSE OF STUDY FOR SECOND QUARTER:


Grammar:             Verb tenses and uses, nouns and adjectives
Writing:             Finish narrative writing skills and final narrative paper
Spelling:            Lessons #3, #4, and #5
Journaling:          Approximately 2 entries per month

COURSE OF STUDY FOR THIRD QUARTER:

Grammar:             Pronouns and reinforces parts of speech in writing
Writing:             Persuasive writing skills and final persuasive paper
Spelling:            Lessons #6, #7, #8, #9
Journaling:          Approximately 2 entries per month
ISAT TESTING         Narrative and Persuasive writing entries practice

COURSE OF STUDY FOR FOURTH QUARTER:


Grammar:             Review parts of speech
Writing:             Expository writing skills, science research project writing
Spelling:            Lesson #10 and extra spelling rules, commonly misspelled words
Journaling:          Approximately 2 entries per month
Listening and
Speaking:            Demonstration speeches

*Courses of study may need to be modified as the year progresses.

Grades and Expectations
Grades will be determined through the use of a cumulative point system that
includes the following assessments.
PARTICIPATION              QUIZZES                          TESTS
HOMEWORK                   WRITING ASSIGNMENTS              PROJECTS

Supplies
Students will need an English spiral, pencils and pens daily.
The Writer’s Craft textbook (covered) as requested daily
English portfolio folder will be kept in classroom

								
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