English 6th Grade Set

English 6th Grade Set

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Grades: 6

Product Description:

12 unit worktexts, two score keys and test keys.

  • 601: Verb tenses, indefinite pronouns, compound subjects, salutation punctuation, capitalization and frequently misspelled words.
  • 602: Types of sentences (simple, compound, complex), sentence combining, compound-complex sentences, types of fiction.
  • 603: Figurative language (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification), narration and literary devices, poetry.
  • 604: Outlines, identifying main ideas, reporting on literature, responses to literature, oral report.
  • 605: Choosing a form of writing according to a purpose (letters, reports, reviews, memos, subject, narratives, poems, news articles), writing narratives, reading narratives.
  • 606: Word processing, formatting word processing, writing an interpretation of literature.
  • 607: Locating information in electronic text (email and keyword searches), bulletin boards, themes in writing, writing styles, the writing process. Internet use is necessary for this unit.
  • 608: Introductions, conclusions, and transitions, sources, citing, bibliographies, revising.
  • 609: Writing with organizational patterns, using visual and media displays in a speech, preparing a multimedia presentation, giving a multimedia presentation.
  • 610: Applications, descriptive speeches, analyzing writing techniques, synonyms, context clues for meaning.
  • 611: Persuasive arguments, using evidence, propaganda, persuasive writing, persuasive speaking.
  • 612: Understanding specific words in context, using context clues, preparing and giving a problem-solving speech.

Publisher Description:

Sixth grade students compose different types of sentence structure including simple, compound, and complex sentences. They learn the proper use of verb tenses, indefinite pronouns, compound subjects, salutation punctuation, and capitalization. The students study metaphors, similes, hyperboles, personification, and narration. Sixth grade students prepare and present oral and written reports using outlines, themes, narrative, and concrete language. They use email, use computer documents, use keyword searches, and use bulletin boards. The students prepare and finish a multimedia presentation. Sixth grade students use persuasive writing and speaking to give a problem solving speech.

Category Description for Starline Press English:

Designed as an independent learning curriculum, the Starline Press English programs cover a variety of language arts skills at grade appropriate levels. Aligned to California state standards (Please see publisher website for CA state standards correlation), each grade level provides self- directed instruction with minimal teacher supervision. Grades 3-8 complete twelve units (booklets) per year, with units averaging 24-60 pgs. each with a suggested 3 week completion timeframe. Grades 9-12 complete 5 booklets per semester/10 per year. Consumable booklets are colorfully illustrated and soft cover. Each grade level includes vocabulary lists, fill in the blank questions, chapter reviews, and unit tests. Literature studies are included in the fifth grade, seventh grade and upper high school levels. You may wish to include additional, grade appropriate literature with the other levels. Available only in complete sets which include score and test keys. ~ Deanne




Category Description for COMPLETE ENGLISH PROGRAMS:

These materials offer complete coverage of both writing and grammar.


Primary Subject
English/Writing
Grade
6
Format
Softcover Book Set
Brand Name
Starline Press
Weight
3.85 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 3.0"
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Rated 3 out of 5
Too much and too little.
I considered this curriculum for Language Arts because we enjoy and benefit from the "Key to" math booklets by Steven Rasmussen et al. This series is not published by the same people, but I thought they might have a similar value... able to be done independently, one language arts idea or topic per booklet, bite-size assignments, etc. Alas, my Charlotte Mason leanings could not abide the contrived nature of the lessons or the poor quality of writing used in the exercises. Someone with a more traditional approach or concern that all common core topics be 'covered' may appreciate them. I certainly hope so, for I need to sell mine! I selected instead the Jump In! Writing curriculum, which I will divide into 3 years, grades 6-8.
August 26, 2017
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over 4 years ago


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