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Welcome to 6th Grade Reading and STAAR ELAR!

Weekly Reminders

6th Grade Reading: There will be an open book quiz over “Carved on the Walls” on Tuesday. 


6th Grade STAAR ELAR:   The informational text writing assignment is due Friday. 


Class Information

Parent Letter

Remind Alert Instructions (Reading Class)

Remind Alert Instructions (STAAR ELAR Class)

Book Report Information (10% of 6 weeks grade in STAAR ELAR)

*** These should be approximately one page in length. Each six weeks one will be due at the time of your folder check. Your textbook has some examples of figurative language on p. 208. This will assist you with paragraph 2. 

  • 1st Paragraph- Brief Description about the book
  • 2nd Paragraph- Figurative language you observed in the book. Examples: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole
  • 3rd Paragraph- What did you find interesting in the book?
  • 4th Paragraph- Would you recommend this book to others?

Book Report (student example)

*Click on the book report link above to see a good example of one created by a former student.


Class Links

UIL Spelling

HMH (online textbook)

Accelerated Reader

Study Island

IXL Language Arts- STAAR Practice


Language Arts Games

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