Grade 6 Language Arts Homework & Classwork Wednesday, March 20, 2019
GRADE 6.1 - Classwork: Grammar: We went over HW Parts 2 & 3 of Lesson 20 on conjunctions. Students then worked with a partner on Extra Practice pgs 45-46. We reviewed answers and submitted to Showbie. Quiz on Friday on Conjunctions & Prepositions. Literature: Holes: - We went over the Vocab HW and then discussed Comp. Qs for Chps 26-28. Students worked with a partner on these. If you did not finish in class, please complete for homework BUT DO NOT SUBMIT. WE WILL GO OVER THESE IN CLASS ON THURSDAY. Writing: None today. We will write our conclusion for our first draft in class together. HOMEWORK: Grammar: If absent, see above, complete, and submit to Showbie. (Extra Practice pgs 45-46) Literature:Complete Comp. Qs for Chps 26-28 if you did not complete in class, BUT DO NOT SUBMIT. WE WILL GO OVER THESE IN CLASS. Writing: None, unless absent. Please see me with third paragraph for completion grade check. BRING BOOK YOU WILL BE WRITING ABOUT TO SCHOOL EACH DAY! READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH NIGHT IN YOUR SILENT READING BOOK! GRADE 6.2 - Classwork: Grammar: We worked on another practice worksheet for Conjunctions as review. Use to help study for Friday's quiz on Lesson 20.Literature: Holes: - We went over Comp. Qs for Chps 26-28. Students edited, proofread, and then submitted to Schoology. We also discussed as large group some related questions to these chapters. We began an illustration for Part One of Holes in class today and will continue this in class on Thursday. This is not homework. We will have a quiz on Chps 26-28 on Friday. Please use quizlet and Comp. Qs. to study. Writing: None today. We will write our conclusion for our first draft in class together. HOMEWORK: Grammar: None. Quiz on Lesson 20 on Friday. Literature:None, unless absent. See above and submit completed Comp. Qs. for Chps 26-28. Writing: None today BRING BOOK YOU WILL BE WRITING ABOUT TO SCHOOL EACH DAY! READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH NIGHT IN YOUR SILENT READING BOOK! ***Be sure to get any late/absent work made up and turned in. Email me when you have completed an assignment, or you need an assignment opened in Schoology.
4th Quarter Literature - We will complete our novel study of Holes by Louis Sacchar. This novel study focuses on reading strategies, reading comprehension skills, related literary devices, literary elements, and writing skills. STUDENTS MUST BE READING IN ANOTHER SILENT READING BOOK DAILY! (AT LEAST 15 MINUTES A DAY AT HOME, PLEASE.)
4th Quarter Grammar - We will complete Unit 2 will continue with Unit 3 in grammar skills, which include parts of speech, usage, and conventions.
4th Quarter Writing - Middle school writing will focus on both the Writing Process and the Six Traits of Writing. In our 2nd semester, 6th graders will be writing a Response to Literature, writing about one of their silent reading books as they continue sharpening their writing skills.