Units of Study

  • On this adventure you will encounter the following:

    *Caught Ya - a fun way to learn grammar (punctuation, spelling, sentence sense, capitalization, etc.) 

    *Poetry - reading and writing poetry - learning poetic devices

    *Outside Reading Novels - each quarter you will be required to read one novel of your choice (each novel results in an individual project)

    *Strange and Mysterious Happenings - solving mysteries  (vocabulary, characterization, setting, plot, foreshadowing, paragraph writing, becoming an active reader)

    *Looking at Values - examining character choice and consequence  (more short story elements, essay - compare/contrast)

    *Beyond Baseball - read the novel Choosing Up Sides - try  to get to The Baseball Hall of  Fame with your team

    *Values Under Pressure - examining character change through the American Revolution  (essay writing - character change)

    *Where the Red Fern Grows - a novel about determination, devotion, love, and growing up

    *Simulation Speech Unit- Travel to the Land of Podium   to regain your stolen land if you can give a convincing speech  

    *Other Units are yet to be Determined