6th Grade Accelerated Language Arts (04010614)

6th Grade Accelerated Language Arts (04010614)

Length:  Year

Format:  Meets Daily

Description:  Accelerated Language Arts allows high-performing, highly-motivated, and academically-advanced students to pursue rigorous coursework that is tailored toward students who are performing two (2) or more years above grade level.  Students are admitted to accelerated courses based on criteria that consider past performance and demonstrated readiness. A Parent Override to access an Accelerated class is available for one subject/discipline (excluding math) per year. This course builds on and extends the range of basic content from the on-grade-level language arts course and pursues skills and content from advanced grade levels.  Students in this course will develop advanced skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and research.  Rigorous in- and out-of-class reading, challenging class discussions, and a variety of writing experiences will be required.  Summer assignments will also be required.  Major units of study in this course consist of:

  • Unit #1 - Artful Reading and Writing
  • Unit #2 - Growing and Changing
  • Unit #3 - Literature Reflects Life
  • Unit #4 - Mystery

Self-selected readings, vocabulary, and grammar run concurrently with the above units.