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    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING GRADE 6 

    English Language Arts and Reading 6 is a TEKS-based course designed to increase and refine students’ foundational literacy skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and thinking. The course focuses on the interconnected nature of literacy through daily academic conversations, writing, and reading and includes cross-curricular and college/career literacy. Students read increasingly complex texts, both self-selected and teacher-selected, building understandings of challenging vocabulary and author’s craft. Students hone composition and research skills through recursive writing practices in multiple genres. Students refine communication skills through informal and formal speaking activities. (ENGLISH 6 INC #0614; BAS #0993)

    • Full Year Course
    • Grade Placement: 6th

    PRE-AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING GRADE 6 

    PreAP English Language Arts and Reading 6 is a course designed for high-achieving 6th-grade students demonstrating advanced English language arts and reading skills. Students will receive instruction leading to subsequent PreAP and AP English Language Arts courses. PreAP English Language Arts and Reading 6 is a TEKS-based course designed to increase and refine students’ foundational literacy skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and thinking. The course focuses on developing advanced habits of the mind required to succeed in post-secondary pursuits. Emphasis is placed on developing critical thinking skills through daily close observation and analysis, evidence-based writing, higher-order questioning, and academic conversations. (GT #0615)

    • Full Year Course
    • Grade Placement: 6th

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    SPANISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING GRADE 6 

    Spanish Language Arts and Reading 6 students refine and master previously learned skills. TEKS-based instruction directs attention to connections across genres as students study fiction and nonfiction. Coordinating texts with English allows for integration of reading and writing. Students learn to respond to reading in a variety of ways, increase comprehension skills and critical thinking, and further develop skills for extending vocabulary.(READING 6 INC #0624; BAS #0994; RES #0940)

    NOTE: Spanish Language Arts and Reading is available for native speakers or students who participate in the dual language program. Administrator or Counselor approval required.

    • Full Year Course
    • Grade Placement: 6th

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