6TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS

DAR MIDDLE SCHOOL

SUBJECT

1st Nine Weeks Syllabus

2016/2017

Teacher Name    Cynthia Maples

Phone:     256-728-5950

E-Mail:     maplesc@marshallk12.org


Spelling packet will be checked on Thursday

Spelling Test on Friday.

           

UNIT FOCUS:

WEEK & DATES

ACTIVITIES - ASSIGNMENTS

Reading/Literature

ACTIVITIES  -ASSIGNMENTS

Spelling/Grammar/Writing

GRADE


8/3-8/4

STUDENTS REPORT 8/13


WELCOME BACK!

Rules and Procedures

Getting Acquainted

Return Paperwork



8/7-8/11



Plot - 3 Little pigs

Pg 8 -Introduction to Elements of fiction and nonfiction Story Greyling

Stray- Pg. 24- Read aloud/listen

Independent Work - Test - Open Book

Drops in the Bucket

Informational Text


Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton

Spelling Unit 1-Spell words with short and long a vowel sound/Packet-Test

Grammar- Types of Sentences

Reading - Establish AR Goal - 20 points per 9 weeks




8/14 – 8/18

Plot

The Homecoming - Pg 31-39-Read Aloud/Listen

Independent Work - Test - Open Book

Drops in the Bucket

Informational Text



Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton


Spelling Unit 2-Spell words with the short and long e vowel sounds Packet-Test

Grammar -Common and Proper Nouns




8/21 – 8/25




Point of View

Drive -In Movies-Pg. 46 Independent Work - Test - Open Book


The Market Square Dog-Pg 54 Independent Work - Test - Open Book


Drops in the Bucket

Informational Text


Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton


Spelling Unit 3 -Spell words with the short and long o vowel sounds Recognize the /aw/sound spelled o


Grammar- Singular and Plural nouns



8/28-9/1



Reading for Inf. Pg  66-72

Newspapers - Computer

Drops in the Bucket

Informational Text

Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton



Spelling Unit 4 -Spell words with the short and long i vowel sounds


Grammar- Possessive Nouns



9/5-9/9

9/5 Labor Day

No School

Comparing - Fiction and Nonfiction

Why Monkeys Live in Trees - Pg 74

The Case of the Monkeys that fell from the Tree -Pg. 7



Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton


Spelling Unit 5 -Spell words with the short and long u vowel sounds


Grammar- Pronouns




9/12-9/16




Tone

Names /Nombres- Pg 114

Independent Work - Test - Open Book Test

Novel Study- EliJah of Buxton


Spelling Unit 6-Spell words with double letters and the /aw/sound


Grammar-Writing - Narrative




9/19-9/23


Novel Study -  

The Adventures of Homer P. Figg

Spelling Unit 7-Spell words with the endings ed, ing ,er and est


Grammar-Writing - Narrative



9/26-9/30




Novel Study -  

The Adventures of Homer P. Figg

Spelling Unit 8-Compound words


Grammar-Writing - Narrative


10/3-10/7


10/10-10/11-Dedication Days

10/17-10/19-Fall Break

END OF NINE WEEKS-10/6

Report cards go home 10/13




Fall Break

Dedication Activities


Fall Break

Dedication Activities








The teacher may give additional tests, quizzes or assignments at his/her discretion.  Students should see the teacher for specific dates and times of what was covered during an absence from class.  


The teacher reserves the right to modify this schedule as needed.  Students are responsible for knowing about modifications announced in class.


Course of Study

*RL: 1,2,3,4,6,9,10

*RI-: 11,12,15,16,17,18,20

*W : 23,,25,29

*S&L:  31

*L:  37,38,39,40

Primary Resource _ Prentice hall Literature by Pearson , www.personsuccessnet.com