|“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls
6th Grade Academic Literacy ~ Mr. Forfar
|140 Characters • CNN News • Self Portrait Mosaic • Life Without Words • Malala • Children of Heaven
• Six Word Memoirs • Grammar and Spelling • Shields • Material World • Photo Untruths • Vocabulary
Main objectives for 6th grade Academic Literacy:
1) Enhancing your creativity while improving your skills in reading, writing, and vocabulary
READING......making sense of the words used...citing evidence from the text...
WRITING...write to communicate real or imagined experiences...create clear storylines...strenthen writing with planning, revising, editing, rewriting...use technology to produce and communicate ideas...analyze your choice of word...make arguments and claims...
Please note! Each student must bring their spiral for Academic Literacy to every class meeting.
National tests have shown that independent reading at home is a key ingredient for improving a student's language skills!
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