English Humanities in Grade 6 | 6ème

English Humanities Class in Grade 6 Meets Six Times / Week

Content:
  • Daily journaling
  • Formal writing
  • Novels and short fiction
  • Poetry
  • Origin myths
  • Prehistoric humans
  • Early civilizations
  • Personal and group identity
  • Social justice in rhetoric
Objectives:
  • Read critically
  • Develop writerly habits and voice
  • Explore origins of global societies and cultural traditions
  • Develop research skills
  • Structure collaborative work
Assessment:
  • Journals
  • Formal paragraphs and essays
  • Literature discussions
  • Group research projects
  • Oral presentations
Resources:
  • Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt
  • In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World, Virginia Hamilton
  • "The Veldt," Ray Bradbury
  • Other novels and short fiction
  • Poetry
  • History Alive! The Ancient World, Teachers' Curriculum Institute
Teachers
 
Ms. Hannah Duff
English Humanities & Drama
Christina Wong