Welcome to Ms. Fleming’s 6th Grade ELA Wiki!
Our Classroom Vision:
“As scholars, we will work hard to gain knowledge that will prepare us for college and life while promoting a safe, encouraging learning environment. We will approach each day with enthusiasm and persevere through all challenges we may face. Through our classroom culture of learning and student achievement we will to foster respectful relationships, motivate each other and invest in our academic goals. We can rigorously learn how to read, write, speak and think about the content of complex texts. We will set high expectations of ourselves to achieve excellence.”
Please review the Course Syllabus linked below.
School Supplies for English Class:
Wide-Ruled Paper (Loose-leaf)
1- Post-it/Sticky Notes
Ear-buds for iReady and Testing
Week of 1/22/18- 1/26/18
This weeks objectives are to:
-Identify the characteristics of a strong paragraph.
-Make connections between Percy Jackson and “The Hero’s Journey.
-Write a paragraph to describe how excerpts in The Lightning Thief align to “The Hero’s Journey,” citing evidence from both texts.
Homework DUE on Wednesday – Write a paragraph about your favorite hero and his/her journey.
Homework DUE on Friday -Define each vocabulary word. Choose any 8 vocabulary words and use each in a sentence. Be sure to include context clues in each sentence.
hero, hero’s journey, align, archetype, psychologist, mythological, embark, supernatural, trial, uneventful, embark, bestow, trials, ordeal, claim; meadow, satyr , recoil , archery, metaphysical, gist, excerpt, cloven, pursue, pavilion, centaur
Student’s will be iReady testing on Wednesday. Students must have ear-buds for testing in the computer lab.