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6th Grade English Language Arts and Literature 

Week of April 17th -
READ each night! Get your reading log signed.  Due Mondays.
The Breadwinner unit packet due Wednesday.  The Breadwinner Test is Wednesday. Use your packet to study for the test.

Week of April 3 -
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  Clause Quiz Wednesday.  Study! Prepare your notes.  All Breadwinner work should be submitted through Google Classroom.  No need to print for me.  You will create a packet of your work when we finish the book. :)
Monday:  Signed Reading Log & Progress Report Due today. The Breadwinner 1-3 Reading Questions and Vocabulary due Tuesday
Tuesday: Breadwinner 4-6 Reading Questions and Vocabulary due Thursday
Wednesday:  Clause quiz - open note 
Thursday;  Work on Breadwinner 7-9 due after our spring break. 

Week of March 27-
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  
Theme essay  on independent reading due FRIDAY.
Tuesday: theme statement due
Wednesday: Writing Plan or Outline due
Thursday: Rough Draft Due - I will not collect this; but will give feedback if you would like.
Friday: Theme Essay due at the start of class.  Have it printed off and paper clipped or stapled together.

Week of March 20
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  
Min days Thursday and Friday

Week of March 13
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  

Week  of March 6th-
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  Trimester closed on Friday.
See Calendar and Google Classroom ! for due dates

Week of Feb 28 -  
READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!  
See Calendar and Google Classroom ! for due dates

Week of Feb 13-17:
Read Nightly! Chapter 3 grammar test Wednesday; Chapter 3 review test due Wednesday morning; yes! one page of notes is acceptable for test day.

Monday:  The Giver Assignment 2: Vocabulary definitions and sentences are due Tuesday however The Reading Response questions 5-8 are extended to the end of class on Tuesday.

Tuesday; The Giver Assignment 2: Reading Questions 5-8 due at the end of class today.  (see above) ; Complete grammar study guide and review test on Google Classroom.  

Wednesday: Grammar 3 test; Begin reading chapters 9-14;  Matching vocabulary quiz 1-4; and 5-8 on Thursday.

Thursday:  Read! mark log.

Friday: Read! mark log.

Upcoming NOTES  

  • 3/1 Vocabulary Quiz Section 1 & 2 from the Giver
  • RRQ's for 9-14 due 2/28

Week of Feb 6-10:

Read nightly and get reading logs signed due Mondays:  We are starting the unit on The Giver.  This can count as your reading if you do not finish the assignment in class.  

The Giver - Assignment 1:  Read chapters 1-4; complete reading response questions and vocabulary sections for 2/10; Instructions for How to complete vocab sentences and defintions as well as how to write well done reading questions are on this website.


Week of Jan 30 - Feb 6 -

READ ! Get reading log signed.  Due Mondays!


Week of Jan 24th

Just read! No Homework dureto Science Fair.

Week of January 16th: Read each night and log in your time on your reading log.  Turn in reading log on Mondays.

Monday: MLK day off!

Friday:  MLK assignment due; see Google classroom.


Week of January 9th:

Read each night and log in your time on your reading log.  Turn in reading log on Mondays. Plan to have a book in class on Tuesday.  Janus writing project due Wednesday. See Google Classroom for more information on the project.

Week of December 5th:

Reading Response Questions to A Long Walk to Water Chapters 11-18 due Thursday 12/8;  Make sure to print off your entire packet of questions or to have collected all your previous handwritten or submitted work to create one complete packet.

Study Vocabulary and reading questions;

A Long Walk to Water Exam Friday 12/9;


Week November 28th:

Read for fun and Enjoy your time in Marin Headlands!


Week of November 21st:  Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! gobble gobble!!

Monday:  Read for fun! Complete RRQ chapters 5 & 6 in A Long Walk to Water.

Tuesday- Read for fun!  complete RRQ 7-10 by Tuesday 11/29

Wed- Friday: Read for fun!  update your reading logs



Week of November 14th-19th:

Read at least 15 minutes daily; update reading log.

Wednesday: Chapter 2 Grammar Test; prepare a single page of notes for the test if you like

Monday: See above -Study & prepare for test.  Warriner's Handbook review pages 36, 38, 39 & 40.

Tuesday: Practice test -- see Google classroom document; Due Wednesday.

Thursday: Just read please!

Friday- Sunday: Please read!


Week of November 7th-10th:  Friday is Veterans' Day. NO School :)

Read at least 15 minutes daily

Grammar - Chapter 2 quiz Wednesday 11/16 study grammar chapter 2 - begin to put a single note page together for the chapter quiz.  See google classroom for study guide and slideshow.

Wed:  Complete Grammar Adjective page 32







Week of October 31st:  

Read nightly! 15 minutes.

Memoir Writing Project due 11/3; Have all work completed and edited; pictures, etc  all ready to assemble your book on 11/2.  You can have Wednesday evening to add any finishing touches before turning in on Thursday morning 11/3.




Week of October 23rd:

NOTE: Memoir/Personal Narrative book project due 11/3; Have all work completed and edited; pictures, etc to assemble your book on 11/2.  You can have Wednesday evening to add any finishing touches before turning in on Thursday 11/3

Read! collect photos & images for memoir book! Continue writing on your memoirs each night for 15-20 minutes.

Monday: Print off one story from your current memoir collection

Tuesday- Friday: Continue writing each night on your memoirs - 15-20 minutes



Week of October 17th: 

FTM final exam  - 2 days part 1: Thursday;  Part 2 Essay on Friday.   STUDY!

Monday: Read!  Prepare one page of essay notes for FTM exam; Study for final exam

Tuesday: Read! Study for Final Exam; Interview your parents on your birth story.  See Personal Narrative Memoir writing project on google classroom.

Wednesday: Read! Study for Final exam

Thursday: Read!

Friday -Sunday: Read! 



Week of October 10th: 

FTM RRQ 11-25 due Friday;  FTM final exam WED 10/19; FTM MOVIE shown FRIDAY.  Get your permission slip signed! See Google Classroom for a copy.

Monday:  FTM RRQ due Friday; 

Tuesday:  FTM RRQ due Friday; Study FTM vocabulary

Wed:  Study FTM vocabulary

Th: Study FTM!

F: MOVIE day get permission slip signed.  




Week of October 3rd:

  • Read each night
  • Grammar Test chapter 1 - Wednesday 10/5
  • Book Project #1: due 10/6; “
    • So - What” paragraph due Tuesday, 10/4 - print off
    • Assembly cover illustrations; check your rubric! Project listed on Google Classroom.


10/3 Monday: in addition to above, 6A - grammar page 14; 6B -grammar page 16


10/4 Tuesday: Study for grammar test; Complete any unfinished review pages A, B,C; one pages of notes permitted for the test. 


10/5 Wednesday: Work on book project;


10/6 Thursday: Just read!!



Week of Sept 26th :


  • Picture Day is Tuesday!
  • Grammar Test chapter 1 - Wednesday 10/5
  • Book Project #1: due 10/6;
    • “Author Information” paragraph due Wednesday 9/28- print off 
    • “So - What” paragraph due next Tuesday, 10/4 - print off


Monday: Read your Autobio/memoir book; “Author Information” paragraph due


Tuesday: Read your Autobio/memoir book;  “Author Information” paragraph due Wednesday

Wednesday: Read your Autobio/memoir book; grammar pp 13-16

Thursday: Read your Autobio/memoir book; Work on book project-format and print off author paragraph; glue onto project paper. 

Friday-Sunday: FINISH your Autobio/memoir book by Monday. 




Week of September 19th:

Read nightly! Vocab Quiz WEDNESDAY 

Autobiography/Memoir Book due in class Wednesday.

Monday:Choose a memoir or autobiography book;s see my class selections under "Helpful ELA Resources"; Study Vocabulary CH 1-5 on Quizlet - Quiz WEDNESDAY

Tuesday:READ your autobiography/memoir book! Study Vocabulary CH 1-5 on Quizlet - Quiz WEDNESDAY

WednesdayREAD your autobiography/memoir book!.  FTM Reading Response Questions CH 6-10 due Friday.

Thursday: same as above!

Friday-Sunday; Be sure to read for fun!  

Your autobio should be completed by October 3!

Your Book Project is Due Friday, Oct 7th.



Week of September 12th:

Read each night 20 minutes from your book.  Update your reading log when you finish or abandon a book. Vocabulary quiz next Wednesday.

Monday: see above! read!

Tuesday:  Read!;  parent signature -progress report; Study vocabulary chapters 1-5; quiz next Wednesday.

Wednesday: Read!  Complete "Freak the Mighty" Reading Response Questions chapters 1-5 due tomorrow; Study vocabulary on Quizlet ch 1-5

Thursday: read your book! Study vocabulary on Quizlet ch 1-5


Weekend -- read at least 20 minutes!

Next Monday - We choose a new book and genre.  Stay tuned!




Week of September 6th -

Read Nightly! :) 


Monday: Labor day


Tuesday: Read;  Finish heart map - add at least 20 items; add color, icon pictures.  Make it uniquely yours!


Wednesday: Read!  Bring your book to class for a writing assignment on Friday.; Complete memoir/ personal narrative brainstorm strategy: People, Places, and Things

Jot down people, places and things who are special to you ie.,. (friends, family members) and why.



Week of August 29th:  Read every night!! :)    plus ...

Monday:  Gather decorations for  Personality Poster Project  (3D

objects, small trinkets, photos, pictures, stickers, downloaded clipart to represent you!) Check the rubric for requirements.  We will work on this in-class project only on Tuesday; Poster is due Thursday morning.  Those needing more time should see me during office hours or arrange time.  :)  


For more information see: Multiple Intelligence Slideshow;



Week of August 23-26th

Read every night!! :) 

Get a syllabus signature - due Friday.

Bring your summer reading book and any organizers for Friday's class.