• 6th Grade Language Arts  

    Pre High Reading & LA Supply List 2017-2018

     The Reading and Language Arts curriculum consists of the following components:

    • Reading Workshop- Students explore novels, short stories and non-fiction pieces through independent reading, shared reading, books clubs and read alouds. Extensive use of reading notebooks both in the classroom and at home are required.
    • Writing Workshop- Writing will include a variety of units including narratives, literary analysis essays, information writing and research based argumentative writing.
    • Grammar and Vocabulary- Grammar skills and vocabulary are taught in alignment with the NJ Student Learning Standards.

     

     Materials:

    -Laptop

    -Folder

    -Independent Reading Book & Class Text

    -Post Its 

     

    Classroom Expectations: 

    1. Come to class prepared with all required materials.
    2. Follow directions.
    3. Turn in assignments on time and thoughtfully completed.
    4. Contribute to the class in a positive way.

     

    Grading Policy:

     

    Assignments will be graded using a point system

     -On Demand Writing Assessments, Final Drafts (Process Pieces), Tests,  Projects (40pts- 100 pts)

    -Notebook Unit Assessments, Quizzes, Reading Logs, Participation (5pts- 50 pts)

     Homework- (3 pts- 25 pts)