• Sixth grade English goals:
    • To teach children to read and write independently
    • To acquaint children with outstanding literary selections
    • To provide meaningful correlation of all language arts
    • Focus on comprehension skills
    • Focus on numerous strategies to raise their level of thinking
    • Using a variety of genres - fiction, non-fiction, poetry, articles, etc.
    • Writing different genres - narrative, descriptive, persuasive, expository, and research
    • Focusing on the traits of writing
    • Focusing on grammar, sentence structure, nouns, verbs, pronouns. adjectives, adverbs, commas, quotations, punctuation, capitalizing
    • Focusing on paragraph and essay writing
    • Institute cooperative work using flexible grouping style
    • Using differentiation to develop individual skills
    • Incorporate the common core standards
    • Understanding how to answer text-based questions