6th Grade Language Arts


Language Arts  •  Math  •  Science & Religion  •  Social Studies


Week of 1/7-1/11

This week the 6th grade had spelling, Greek and Latin, and learned the progressive and perfect tense. In literature they continued with their mini-unit on plot structure focusing on fairy tales, fables, and legends. 

Texts Studied in 6th Grade:

  • Rules by Cynthia Lord
  • A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
  • Heat by Mike Lupica
  • Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  • Various poetry and short stories
  • A book study of their choice

 Major Written Work in 6th Grade:

  • Personal Narrative
  • Research Paper
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Catholic Schools Essay
  • In-class creative writing