6th grade will develop language learning through several themes this year.
In the months of Jan-March students will be learning about the Five Senses and vocabulary related to descriptive words.
Students will be reading a series of thematic stories from the Sombrero Time curriculum and taking reading comprehension tests.
Students will also being doing a variety of "labs" with the 5 Senses and writing and learning poems.
(Rubric and organizer will be uploaded below)
Students will have regular weekly quizzes of verbs below.
Along with numbers 1-2000
General verb conjugation endings for regular verbs (-ar, -er, -ir)
Sentir (to feel)
Download slide presentation below for notes, videos, due dates and verb conjugation charts:
Current IB Unit:
The Five Senses
Statement of Inquiry: Word choice and language patterns are influenced by our perspective.
Key Concepts: PERSPECTIVE
Related Concepts: Word Choice and Patterns
Approaches to Learning: Communication Skills, Transfer Skills, ThinkingCitically
Factual— What is perspective? What are language patterns?
Conceptual— How does personal perspective influence what and how we communicate?
Debatable— To what extent are our perspectives influenced by others.
Presentation/Project organizers and task rubrics:
Language Acquisition Criterion
Comprehending spoken and visual text
Comprehending written and visual text
Communicating in response to spoken and/or written and/or visual text
Using language in spoken and/or written form
30% Participation and class work
70% Assessments: Formatives (quizzes) and Summative (end of unit exam and projects/presentations)
Students are expected to participate and collaborate daily. This will reflect on their grading for up to 20 points weekly.
Students are expected to turn in their assignments on the due date. Late work will be accepted at 80% the day after, and up to 60% by end of the unit. Sick day work/homework will be granted one day extra per absent days.
Students may make corrections for quizzes up to 80%.
Assessment retakes may be offered at teacher discretion up to 100% if student shows the required steps detailed by the teacher to show mastery of assessment
Please contact me for special circumstances.