Language Arts

Welcome to 6th Grade English Language Arts (ELA)! 

We will use both the Wit and Wisdom and pieces of the Core Knowledge Curriculum for Language Arts in 6th grade. 

Everything will be posted on Google Classroom.  Please check there for all links and homework assignments!

ELA Google Classroom Invitation Link:

1st Quarter

8/15 - 10/13 



Wit and Wisdom Module 1: Resilience in the Great Depression; Bud, Not Buddy; Paragraph Writing; Mini Essay; Cause and Effect essay

Core Knowledge Unit:  The Heritage of Ancient Greece and Rome

2nd Quarter

10/16 - 12/15

Language Arts

Wit and Wisdom Module 2: A Hero’s Journey; Ramayana: Divine Loophole OR  The Odyssey; Explanatory Essay; Five Minute Group Presentation; Socratic Seminars; Original Monomyth and presentation

3rd Quarter

1/4 - 3/8

Language Arts

Wit and Wisdom Module 3: Narrating the Unknown; Blood on the River; Explanatory Paragraphs; Argumentative Paragraphs; Socratic Seminars, Argumentative Essay

4th quarter

3/11 - 5/23

Language Arts

Core Knowledge:  How to Think and Create Like an Inventor by Temple Grandin 

Wit and Wisdom Module 4: I Am Malala; Socratic Seminars; Research based explanatory essay

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