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6th Grade English Curriculum - Summer

 
Week 1 Placement test The Bluest Eye - Chapters 1-8
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #1-5
“Three Skeleton Key” and “Pimienta Pancakes”
Vocabulary Chapters 1-4

Week 2 The Bluest Eye - Chapters 9-11
Analysis of Major Characters
Review Themes and Symbols
Important Quotations
Study Questions and Essay
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #6-10
“The Marble Champ” and “Phut Phat Concentrates”
Vocabulary Chapters 5-8

Week 3 Bless the Beasts and Children - Chapters 1-15
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #11-15
“A Day’s Wait” and “All the Years of Her Life”
Vocabulary Chapters 9-12

Week 4 Bless the Beasts and Children - Chapters 16-20
Analysis of Major Characters
Review Themes and Symbols
Important Quotations
Study Questions and Essay
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #16-20
“The Love Letter” and “Fly Like an Eagle”
Vocabulary Chapters 13-16

Week 5 Dandelion Wine - Chapters 1-20
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #21-25
“Don’t Tread on Me” and “The Sentimentality of William Tavener”
Vocabulary Chapters 17-20

Week 6 Dandelion Wine - Chapters 21-30
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs #26-30
“Say It With Flowers” and “The Empty Drum”
Using Vocabulary Words in Context – Cloze Connections

Week 7 Dandelion Wine - Chapters 31-40
Analysis of Major Characters
Review Themes and Symbols
Important Quotations
Study Questions and Essay
Daily Language Workouts: Sentences and Paragraphs: #31-35
“The Story of the Widow’s Son” and “Testimony of Trees”
Using Vocabulary Words in Context – Cloze Connections