6th Grade Language Arts will be reading a variety of novels and nonfiction texts while working to develop essential reading and writing skills. Through the use of multimedia lessons (videos, powerpoints, and interactive activities), students will be able to take responsiblity for their own learning. Students will apply their skills through a variety of writing prompts, projects and essays throughout the course. The class also utilizes a reader's and writer's workshop model.
Students are expected to come to class daily with an open mind, ready to learn. Students are to be dressed appropriately and use language appropriate for the classroom. Students are expected to come prepared with all necessary supplies including an independent reading book, notebook and writing utensil. All work must be turned in on time for full credit.