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6th Grade Language Arts

2-10 students General Language Arts

This engaging, literature based Language Arts class will use games and other fun activities to cover 6th grade level state standards for Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Grammar, and Spelling.  This semester we will be reading The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.

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Class Schedule(s)

Jan. 31, 2022 - June 6, 2022

Cost $300

Grades 4-8

Meets One time for 16 weeks on Monday

Time 9:00AM - 9:55AM PST

Class Description

This class will cover state standards for:

·       Reading, including fluency, vocabulary including figurative language and words with multiple meanings, use of vocabulary nuance, comprehension  of informational text, expository analysis/critique, & literary analysis.

·       Writing, including multi-paragraph compositions with clear topic sentence/purpose, detailed/precise verbs, nouns, & adjectives as supporting details that create a visual image in the readers' minds.

·       Writing genres to include narratives, expository compositions, research reports with a bibliography, response to literature, and persuasive essays.

·       Writing conventions of grade-appropriate sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.

·       Listening & Speaking skills including identifying speaker's tone, mood and emotions, restating and executing multi-step oral instructions, organizing and delivering oral communications, analysis of rhetorical devices, and identification of false/misleading information in media/television.

This class is live, online, and interactive.  We will use games, music, crafts, drama, and other fun methods to cover the material.

Class meeting dates:   1/31, 2/7, 2/14, (no class 2/21), 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4. (2 weeks off),4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16 and 5/23.

Students will generate at least one written work sample per week which may be included in a work portfolio and/or submitted to a charter school teacher.

Additional Information

Class size 2-10 students
Supplies

Each student will need a copy of the book: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman



    
      Access to a printer for weekly handouts  that will be provided by the instructor.

Prerequisites

None

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About the Instructor

Kathy Kendrick

Kathy Kendrick earned a BA in Communicative Disorders and MS in Instructional Design and Technology and teaches many different classes including American Sign Language, Language Arts, Reading/Phonics (Orton-Gillingham trained) and her newest passion is “Gameschooling”. 

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