6Th Grade Language Arts Worksheets

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					                               6th Grade LA
kathy_horenstein@sdst.org   215-233-6070 ext.3113
   Books we will read:
    ◦   Seedfolks
    ◦   Sounder
    ◦   The Cay
    ◦   The Westing Game
    ◦   Plus other (novel, book club, challenge)
   Anthology
   Coach Workbooks (PSSA Practice)
   Accelerated Reader (independent reading)
    ◦ 25 points per marking period
   Strategies:
    ◦ Visualizing
    ◦ Predicting
    ◦ Making Connections
   Skills (finding main idea, sequencing, making
    inferences, summarizing, noting supporting
    details)
   Elements of Plot
   Literary Techniques (simile, metaphor, etc.)
   Other: Fluency, Speed, Accuracy
   Vocabulary Book
    http://www.quia.com/pages/vocablab.html
   www.vocabularyworkshop.com
   Words in Context
   Language Arts task words:
    ◦   Explain
    ◦   Compare
    ◦   Contrast
    ◦   Summarize
    ◦   Restate
    ◦   Describe
   8 parts of speech
    ◦ Worksheets
    ◦ Quizzes/Tests
   Diagramming sentences
   Journals (daily)
   A Writer’s Notebook
   Step Up To Writing
   Practically Perfect Paragraphs
   Writing Process:
    ◦   Prewriting*
    ◦   Rough draft
    ◦   Revising
    ◦   Editing
    ◦   Proofreading*
    ◦   Final copy (published)
   Reading Comprehension (25%)      Assessment
   Writing (20%)                    Journal
   Grammar (10%)                    Assignment
   Vocabulary (15%)                 Test
   Accelerated Reader (10%)         Quiz
   Homework (10%)                   Homework
   Behavior / Participation (10%)   Participation
   Homework:
    ◦   Practice
    ◦   Weekly – given out on Monday
    ◦   On Website
    ◦   Late: 20% for each day late
    ◦   Weekend – Read for AT LEAST 1 hour
   Library: Once a month
    ◦ Book talk
    ◦ Library lessons
    ◦ Book selection
   SSR books and Journals daily
   Projects:
    ◦ A few
   Sloppy/illegible work – may be asked to redo

				
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