6th Grade Writing
Our first grammar unit in 6th Grade Writing is Parts of Speech. By the end of this unit, you will be able to identify and correctly use nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.
Our new unit in 6th Grade Writing is all about sensory details. Being able to describe what the narrator sees, hears, smells, feels, and tastes is imperative for a great literary work. The Snapshot is a three paragraph assignment, detailing one moment in time experienced by the narrator. The rough draft is do on Wednesday, October 9 and the final draft is due Friday, October 11. To the right is an example and below it is the assignment description.
Extra Credit Letter
Each unit you have the opportunity to complete an extra credit letter, for up to 10 extra credit points.
- The letter must be written to or from a character in a book you are currently reading.
- The letter must demonstrate your knowledge of the book (include references to other characters or events in the book).
- You must place the letter in the extra credit mailbox no later than the day of the unit test.
- You must answer the 5 W's: Who is writing the letter and to whom is it being sent; where is the letter being written and to where is it being sent; when is the letter being written; what is going on at the time of the letter; and why is the letter being written.