One of the highlights of our year is attending a special Veteran’s day celebration with other area sixth graders. The students get to meet the veterans and experience the stories of dedication and patriotism.
√ Heritage Studies
√ Fine Arts
• Life of Christ
• How the Holy Spirit Works
• Life of the Apostle Paul
• Old & New Testament Passages
Grammar-parts of speech, verbals, clauses, capitalization, punctuation, sentence structure, and the function of words in the context of a sentence.
Literature-Our textbook is a series of short stories of different genres incorporating many elements of literature including plot, point of view, and figurative language. We read at least four novels including Out of the Dust, Holes, The Bronze Bow, and A Wrinkle in Time.
Spelling and Vocabulary
-over 200 cumulative vocabulary words
-Spelling includes 150 commonly misspelled words.
Writing assignments are varied with many based on literature stories and novels. They include a five paragraph essay, compare/contrast essay, character analysis, various types of fiction, various types of poetry, and novel projects.
Everything in Academic plus: Reading Workshop-Weekly assignments are based on the reading of independent novels with a comprehension or elements of literature focus.
• Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, & Division
• Time, Money, & Measurement
• Fractions & Decimals
• Skill Development
• Completion of Several Novels
• Basic Generalizations
• Countries of the World
• Ancient World History
» Byzantine Empire
» Middle Ages of Europe
Our computer lab is equipped with thirty-one networked computers and variuos computer software programs. Sixth grade has computer classes one day per week.