6th grade students mature in their language arts skills through 36 lessons. Passages from great literature encourage the reading of timeless classics. Dictation encourages expressive, creative writing. The updated third edition is even easier to use with new lessons that will introduce your student to additional classic literature. The study of suffixes and prefixes lays groundwork for skills needed at upper grade levels.
36 weekly lessons divided into easy-to-use daily plans. Teacher friendly, with little or no teacher preparation needed! Integrated language arts lessons including: grammar, spelling, higher-order thinking, and study skills.
Each lesson provides the opportunity for your student to apply his skills through research, creative writing, journal writing, etc.
Four Book Studies
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Latham
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Each Book Study contains a summary, vocabulary skills, reading comprehension, and exciting activities.
Using the Library
Writing a Research Paper
Review Activities follow each lesson providing additional skill practice.
Assessments aid teachers in identifying strengths and weaknesses.
The Skills Index provides an easy skill reference.