Sixth graders at St. Rose of Lima are going to enjoy learning this year! They will read exciting books, and their vocabulary is going to increase. Plus - they are going to become amazing writers... Sixth grade will prepare them for the rigor of seventh and eighth grade.
We will also be talking a lot about what is going on in the world. Your child will talk to you about current events at the dinner table.
What else will we be learning?
Discuss novels read in class
Elements of Fiction
~Character, Setting, Theme, Plot
~Metaphor, Simile, Hyperbole, Onomatopoeia, etc.
Vocabulary (5 old/5 new) - frontloading of words found in the literature we read
And so much more!