- Ms. Elena Y Brown
- Composition And Literature
Students will demonstrate understanding of the Common Core State Standards for 6th grade English Language Arts. Studies will include grammar, composition, vocabulary, and skills for reading non-fiction, as well as literary themes and terms used in the study of short stories, novels, and poetry. The theme of effective and purposeful communication will run throughout the school year as they compose autobiographical accounts, correspondences, poetry, and other written works.
*Be prepared for a quiz
ELA language worksheet
(Please study this information since there will be a quiz).
Circuit essay is due by 8:00 PM. (Email me if you need an extension).
Rough draft + brainstorm on The Circuit should be done & edited.
Create a poster, skit, dance, or rap describing one of the elements of figurative language that we have reviewed in ELA. Please describe the concept thoroughly. Give examples of that type of figure of speech. Students can work independently or with two other peers from their house class.
Study Vocabulary and weekly DLR for Language and vocabulary quiz.
Vocabulary Quiz (Ch. 2) & DLR Exam #4
All test retakes for the first ELA language assessment must be done before 9/25/2017 and the same applies for the first history unit test (primary sources, geography, and vocabulary).
Please study your DLRs and vocabulary for a test.
Bring signed grade report tomorrow!
Bring Signed Grade Report
Please study your Daily Language Review each night for 10-15 minutes. There will be a test on Friday on those concepts! (These exams are summative).
-Wednesday morning (8:00- 8:55)
-Thursday afternoon (3:30-4:25)
Jackie Robinson Exam/Vocabulary (Please study)!
Study your Jackie Robinson notes and vocabulary words.
Read for 30 minutes.
Book Cover project is due Wednesday! You will present these to your classamates. You will give it a title, your name as an author, and it will be fully colored.
Your title cannot say "An Autobiography of ______________."
Please be creative.
Please study your binder notes each night for 15 minutes. Make sure you are reading each night.
Please bring classroom materials: (5) dividers; 1.5 inch binder; paper; pencils/pen
*Please let me know if you need any assistance purchasing these materials.