Sharon Aldrich
6th Grade
Language Arts

Conference Time:
Tuesday & Friday
1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

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April
April 14 No School
April 18 PTO Meeting 9:30 a.m.


May  
May 8 STAAR Math
May 9 STAAR Reading
May 22 40 Book Challenge


June  
June 1 Last day of school
Clap Out
Early Dismissal









Language Arts
All Blocks :  40 Book Challenge
                    check May 22
EVERY DAY:  Read The goal is 20 minutes of uninterrupted reading.
Monday 4/17
  • Read
Tuesday 4/18
  • Read
  • Complete revisions
Wednesday  4/19
  • Read
  • Comlete editing of final draft
Thursday 4/20
  • Read
  • Complete bibliography
  • Final draft due tomorrow including bibliography and index cards
Schedule
Classroom Notes

Monday
7:45-8:50
Genius Hour
8:50-8:55
Locker
8:55-9:55
Block 1
9:55-10:40
Block 2
10:40-11:10
Lunch
11:10-11:25
Block 2
11:25-12:25
Block 3
12:25-1:30
Block 4
1:30-2:20
Fine Arts/PE
2:20-3:00
D3
3:00
Locker


Tuesday-Friday
7:45-8:05
Announcements
8:05-9:17
Block 1
9:17-10:30
Block 2
10:30-10:35
Block 3
10:35-10:50
Recess
10:50-11:10
Lunch
11:10-12:17
Block 3
12:17-1:30
Block 4
1:30-2:20
Fine Arts/PE
2:20-3:00
D3
3:00
Locker
D3 Links

40 Book Challenge Checkpoint dates
May 22 - Total of 40 books

ELA Vocabulary STAAR Words.pptx

RESEARCH PROJECT - Update 4/13
Students have completed the rough daft as of today.  Some still need to continue adding in-text citations as well as additional research to complete the required 1 1/2 - 3 pages.

The final essay will be due at the beginning of class on April 21.

RESEARCH PROJECT - Update 4/6
Students are writing the rough draft of the research paper. Outlines have been completed, thesis statements have been written and revised,  and research notes have been compiled.  At this time, some students are discovering they need to do more research to complete the essay.  Over the next week, all students will complete the essay and we will move to the revision and editing process.





Literary Non-Fiction Project:
Trivia Game
Whether using a game board, Kahoot, Google slides or PowerPoint presentation, all projects must be in game format with questions separate from answers.   The title of the game should include a famous quote from the person.
10 question minimum
Questions should include information regarding:
Name, nicknames, alias
Time period – Birth & death dates, famous during what years
Place – Birthplace, area lived as adult
Personal background – family, schooling, married, education
Personality Traits – type of person known by friends and colleagues
Significance – Why is this person well known?
Obstacles – What difficulties did this person face to accomplish their goals?


Website (Bio Cube or Wix.com)
Biocubes should be emailed to saldrich@conroeisd.net
Information to include:
Name, nicknames, alias
Time period – Birth & death dates, famous during what years
Place – Birthplace, area lived as adult
Personal background – family, schooling, married, education
Personality Traits – type of person known by friends and colleagues
Significance – Why is this person well known?
Obstacles – What difficulties did this person face to accomplish their goals?
Important Quote

Desktop
The desktop should be reflective of the person at an age that they are notable for.  Famous as an adult or child?  This will require your IMAGINATION!
2 Diary/Journal entries (Include thoughts about topics the person would have been interested in/worked on.  Minimum 5 sentences each entry)
Picture (person)
Calendar (Choose a month and create events that would be important to the person.)
To Do list (Create a list the person might need to do to be successful for their specialty.)






HISTORICAL/CULTURAL PROJECT REQUIREMENTS:
Read and summarize historical fiction novel.
Complete one of the presentation styles.
Due dates:
February 3  Book title
February 8  Presentation style selected
February 10  Summary due
February 15  Project due

Book Projects.docx
Historical Fiction Project Rubric0.docx



PROCEDURAL PROJECT REQUIREMENTS:
Student written directions - not copy & paste
Picture of final product
Picture of student doing the procedure
Reading source for idea:
  • may not be a YouTube video
  • link to website
  • name of book/magazine

LINK FOR SAMPLES OF PERSONAL NARRATIVE ESSAYS


UNIT OF STUDY - READING
Poetry and Drama


UNIT OF STUDY - WRITING
Poetry
Portrait Poem Revised.pdf
Cinquain & Diamante.pdf
BIBLIOGRAPHY.pdf




All students need a book to read each day in class.
These are items that we use year round and often need replenishing:

  • Post-it/Sticky notes








    

































 

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