6th Grade English

6th Grade English Seminar

 I am very excited to be a member of the Oakland Mills Middle School faculty and to have the opportunity to work with your child. Below you will find homework assignments, updates and Units of Study.  If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Mrs. Meredith




June 15-19, 2015




Complete Think-Tac-Toe Project by Wed. 6/10 - EXCEPT Period 2 Due Date 6/11.

Idiom Worksheet - Due 6/10

Get Grade Sheet signed for extra credit - Due 6/12

All missing work due Friday, 6/12


Important Dates

Last Day of School - June 19 !

  • Unit of Study - English

Coming of Age -   Novel: Gifted Hands
 Students respond to texts in which individuals search for individual identity while addressing loss of innocence and experiencing growth through life’s experiences. 

Courage - Novel: Out of the Dust
 Students develop an understanding of historical fiction while making thematic connections to literary and nonfiction texts in which an individual deals with both internal and external conflicts.

Heroes - Novel:  Freak the Mighty
 Students explore themes and characters in mythology and legends and how they relate to a society’s culture.  Students make connections between a text and its contemporary society as well as its modern society.

 **English Seminar will support and extend the units of study in English.