Language Arts

6th Grade - Ms. Julie Buzza

Throughout our daily 80-minute LA block, a variety of units will explored this year!

Trimester 1:

  • Launching Unit
  • Story Elements Unit
  • Descriptive Writing in Realistic Fiction


Trimester 2:

  • Historical Fiction Book Clubs with Writing Component
  • Argumentative Writing


Trimester 3:

  • Mythology Unit
  • Photo Essay Genre Study

By the end of 6th grade, each student should know how to do the following literary tasks:

use text evidence from one or more sources to support ideas.

determine theme and central idea.

read with comprehension across multiple genres.

produce writing in which style is appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

produce detailed, clear, and organized writing.

use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing.

engage in discussions through building on ideas or asking questions.

present effectively to share information.

Slideshows from Curriculum Night will be posted here!