Language Arts - Mrs. Baca

Welcome to Mrs. Baca's 
6th Grade
English Language Arts!




**Absent? Need help? Please check the CALENDAR link to the left to see what we are doing in class including the daily agenda, links to pictures of notes/handouts (these can also be found in the ELA Notes and Resources Folder down below), classwork done that day and our nightly homework.**

May 19, 2017

Dear Students,

Thank you for such a great year! You rose to the occasion and did your best and hopefully can already see the benefits. I enjoyed getting to know each and every one and look forward to seeing all that you grow into, with your own special and unique qualities. You know where to find me next year if you need any help or just to say hi. J I hope you all have a wonderful and well-deserved summer break.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Baca

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Dear Parents,

Thank you for such a great year! 6th grade definitely has its challenges (growth opportunities). J I appreciate working with you to teach, guide and support your child! I hope you enjoy the break as well!

Sincerely,

Mrs. Baca




Important
Announcement

Thursday, May 11th is the last day for storyboards (PBA) to be turned in and presentations to be completed.

PBA storyboards were due on Friday, May 5th.

The storyboard is required before the presentation can be done.

Students were to be ready to present on Monday, May 8th.

Students were assigned this assessment on Tuesday, May 2nd and were given time in class as well. Additionally, on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9, students were given class time to continue to work on these, a total of 8 days to complete an assignment that should take no more than 3 days.

Please understand that students have been given extensive time to work on this assessment, both in class and at home.

After that, class time will be used for EOC Review only.  



 Remember to stock up on school supplies...students are running out of paper, pencils and hand-held pencil sharpeners. Thanks so much!



The 4th Quarter cut-off date for any/all late work or redos is
Friday, May 5th.

 
Upcoming events:
*April Scholastic book orders are available in class or online (the code is LH632)...the due date for any orders will be Friday, April 28th. 


My Perspectives
Grade 6, Unit 4 Student Edition.pdf - textbook
ELA Notes and Resources

Download the Pearson BouncePages App to access audio, video and multimedia selections through your mobile device. It's free and a very helpful resource for students and parents.


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Grade information:

The grade book for all 6th grades classes are as follows:
Practice (homework, classwork) is worth 35%  of the overall grade.
Assessments (tests, projects, quizzes) are worth 65% of the overall grade.

This means assessments are worth more, and therefore it is important to study and complete all projects, tests, and quizzes to pass this course.
Each quarter I will accept work until the designated cutoff date. After that I will not accept any late or missing work.

District Code (needed to download the PowerSchool App): GLZT

**Year at a Glance**

Unit 4:  Imagination

  • Write a Fictional Narrative
  • Present a Fictional Narrative
  • Fictional Narrative:  Text and Oral Presentation

 Unit 2:  Animal Allies

  • Write an Explanatory Essay
  • Present an Explanatory Essay
  • Explanatory Essay:  Text and Oral Presentation

 Unit 3:  Modern Technology

  • Write an Argument
  • Present an Argument
  • Argument:  Text and Oral Presentation

Unit 1:  Childhood

  • Write a Nonfiction Narrative
  • Present a Nonfiction Narrative
  • Nonfiction Narrative: Text and Oral Presentation


Supplies:

Students will be required to have the following:

1” Three Ring Binder
Lined paper
Pencils (I do not provide lead)
HAND HELD PENCIL SHARPENER
Erasers
Pens (not blue or black)
Highlighters (3 different colors)
5 Tab Dividers
Colored pencils
Glue sticks
One -  2 Pocket folder


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