Sixth-Grade Language Arts Syllabus
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Welcome to sixth grade!!! This can be our best year ever if we all work together to reach our goals.
Units of Study (Based on CCGPS Standards):
1. Theme: Life, Love, and Learning (Reading Focus: Informational)
2. Theme: Determination and Perseverance (Reading Focus: Literary)
3. Theme: Seeing the Good in People (Reading Focus: Informational)
4. Theme: Belonging (Reading Focus) Literary
To view the 6th grade CCGPS go to www.georgiastandards.org/Common-Core.
Each unit will take about eight weeks, but teachers reserve the right to alter the timeframe based on students’ needs.
Class Materials for 6th Grade (This supply list covers every subject):
Textbooks will not be issued but will be used as class sets within the room. As a parent, you may come and check out a textbook from the media center to keep at home until the end of the school year.
The textbook will be used for extra practice because the units are based primarily on the following fiction and nonfiction texts:
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love, and Learning edited by Jack Canfield,
Mark Victor Hansen, and Kimberly Kirberger
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl or The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
In addition to these extended texts, we will also use supplemental reading materials.
Each teacher will follow the School-Wide Discipline Plan that follows: