90 -100% = A
    80 - 89% = B
    70 - 79% = C
    60 - 69% = D
    50 - 59% = F
    Grade Weighting
    80% = Assessments (tests, quizzes, and major writing assignments)  
    20% = Classwork and Homework
    Posting of Student Grades
    Grades will be posted in ParentVUE regularly; please check student grades recommended twice a week.  
    Students are expected to maintain a 'B' or higher to remain placed in the GATE class.

     6th Grade Language Arts Curriculum

    gold line

    Students will work throughout the year to demonstrate their knowledge and skills through project-based learning, individual assessments, and collaborative assignments. The maps provided to parents at the beginning of the year are always "in-progress" and subject to change based on the learning needs of the students.
    Quarter 1-
    myPerspectives Unit: Childhood
    • Wagon Train at Dusk
    • from Brown Girl Dreaming
    • Calvin and Hobbes
    • Declaration Rights of a Child
    • Michaela DuPrince
    • Bad Boy
    • Skinny Tomboy
    • GATE Novel: Watsons Go to Birmingham
    • ELA: No novel
    Quarter 2- 
    myPerspectives Unit: Imagination
    Quarter 3- 
    myPerspectives Unit: Exploration
    Quarter 4-
    myPerspectives Unit: Animal Allies