Language Arts I - 6

OVERVIEW

Read short stories and novels, listen to music, and create a commercial. You will also learn how to write like a professional.

MAJOR TOPICS AND CONCEPTS

Heroes in our Midst

  • A Character Changes
  • Comparing Different Mediums
  • Implicit or Explicit Evidence

Unlikely Helpers

  • Organize Ideas in Informational Articles
  • Cite Your Sources
  • Introduce Your Ideas

Triumph of Hope

  • The Narrator of a Story
  • Organize Your Narrative Story
  • Use Transitions

Everyday Heroes

  • Spell Out Your Meaning
  • Your Idea In Pictures
  • The Power of the People

Unexpected Helpers

  • A Matter of Perspective
  • Another Layer of Meaning
  • No More Perplexing Pronouns

Hope for the Future

    • Making Arguments That Matter
    • Run-ons and Fragments
    • Support Your Argument

ADVANCED

  • Language Through Time
  • Getting Acquainted
  • What Is a Drama
  • What’s in a Play

Fee Details

Progam Regular  Advanced 
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 409  $ 434 
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 6

Duration

Annual

Requirements

All students select ONE novel below:
 
  • Wonder by RJ Palacio
  • Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
  • Schooled by Gordon Korman
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engel
  • Storm Runners (book 1) by Roland Smith

Advanced students select ONE additional novel below:

  • All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
  • Knots On My Yo-Yo String by Jerry Spinelli

OR,

Choice of an autobiography or biography of a person born after 1850

Prerequisites

Recommended for 6th grade

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