6th ELA

6th ELA focuses on creating critical thinking skills!  Our goal is to read and analyze four pieces of literature. 

Unit 1: Flush by Carl Hiaason / Evidence Based Essay 
Unit 2: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis / Argumentative Essay
Unit 3: Dragonwings by Laurence Yep / Explanatory Essay
Unit 4: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan / Heroic Tale (personal narrative)

Students will immerse themselves in each piece of writing and complete various in class and out of class activities.