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Mrs. Theobald

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Background and experience

I have been teaching for over 13 years and hold a Bachelor of Arts in English from Cal State Long Beach with a single subject teaching credential.  Additionally, I have a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction and GATE certification through the University of San Diego.  

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6th Grade Language Arts

Welcome to Language Arts!

The English/Language Arts program is balanced and comprehensive. The language arts processes of reading, writing, listening, and speaking are taught in an integrated and inter-related manner. Course components include the study of rich and varied literary and informational text; writing in the genres of argumentative, informative/explanatory, narrative, and summaries of reading materials; and direct instruction in language arts skills and strategies. Students will work independently, as well as collaboratively, to learn how to understand what they read and evaluate an author’s assumptions and claims. Students will conduct research that will require the analysis of resources and accurate interpretation of literary and informational text. They will use technology and digital media strategically and capably to enhance their reading, writing, speaking, listening and language use. 

What will you read this year?

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“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
- Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

Homework

Independent Reading- Students will choose fictional novels to read and summarize briefly through a book mark review card.

Current Event Reports- Non-fiction news articles will be selected, analyzed, and presented to classmates- 2 reports per semester

Vocabulary.com Independent Learning- 10 minute practice sessions weekly -completing at least 100 new words every month

 

Vocabulary.com

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Recommended daily supplies

  • Agenda and daily message must be written everyday
  • 3-ring binder with tab indexes
  • Spiral notebook 70 pages (plan on needing several for the school year)
  • Loose notebook paper
  • No. 2 pencils- bring several daily
  • Small pencil sharpener with cover
  • Red correction pen
  • Blue or black pens for final copies
  • Yellow highlighter
  • Glue stick or liquid glue in zip lock bag
  • Colored pencils and a small carrying case or Ziploc bag.
  • 1 manila folders
  • post it pads
  • index cards (small 2x3)

Donations Welcome!!

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Computer paper

Wrapped candy for treats

            

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