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6th Grade Language Arts

6th Grade Language Arts
Class Description:
Language arts is a combination of reading, writing, and grammar. In addition to our regular journaling, we will have writing assignments about once a month. Reading stories will come from the anthology Elements of Literature.  Reading skills and grammar lessons, including parts of speech and mechanics, will be inter-dispersed with the reading and writing lessons.

Novel Unit

Students in the 6th grade will be reading the novel Freak the Mighty. For the duration of the novel, there will be a quiz given every 5 chapters. Study guides and vocabulary will be due on quiz days.  There will also be a final test over the unit.
 
Books stay in the classroom for the entire unit.  I have extra copies available for check out if your student is absent.  
 
Final test on Tuesday 10/23/18 
Homework

Athena Roots

Roots packet is due on Friday, the quiz will be on the following Wednesday.
Roots are;  -able, aqua, aud(i), -ful, -ible, in-, -ist, multi-, ped, & uni- 
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"Freak the Mighty" quiz 3

The third quiz for "Freak the Mighty" will be on Monday.  Monday's test will cover chapters 11-15 and 7 vocabulary words. More +

Box Tops for Education

Please save your Box Tops and send them to school with your student. 
These provide funds the school can utilize for items we couldn't otherwise provide. 

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Daily Supplies

 DAILY SUPPLIES
Students should have the following supplies with them in class on a DAILY basis:
1. Silent reading book (SSR)
2. Assignment book
3. Red binder
4. Pencil
5. blue or black pen
6. Paper (in binder)
They will also need a composition book or spiral notebook. Art boxes with glue, scissors, and colored pencils are recommended several times throughout the year.
Students may retake two tests or quizzes during any grading period. The student needs to fill out a retake form, complete it, attach the original test, and turn it in to me. A different test covering the same content will then be given to the student. The better grade will be the one put into the gradebook.
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