Teaching & Learning: Curriculum - English Language Arts
Essential Standards - Grade 6
Assignments: Write a myth
Benchmark: The student will write a myth that incorporates dialogue, transformation, and the rule of three.
Learn more about the Narrative Form of Writing.
Assignments: Descriptive Essay
Benchmark: The student will write an essay clearly describing a person, place, or thing.
Learn more about the Descriptive Form of Writing.
Assignments: How To Write Paper
Benchmark: The student will write a paper explaining how to complete a process with which the writer is familiar.
Learn more about the Expository Form of Writing.
Assignments: Persuasive Essay
Benchmark: The student will write an essay to inform the reader about a problem and convince him or her to use a possible solution.
Learn more about the Persuasive Form of Writing.
RESPONSE TO LITERATURE
Assignments: Character Analysis
Benchmark: The student will write a character analysis in response to So Far from the Bamboo Grove or another piece of literature.
Learn more about the Response to Literature Form of Writing.