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Mrs. Shields' Homepage- Welcome to 6th grade!

Summer Reading Assignment (due Wednesday, August 30)

Summer Reading Suggestions

Students in 6th grade literature and composition will be learning the following:

• elements of literature

• spelling strategies

• rich vocabulary

• exposure to several short stories, informational text, works of fiction and non-fiction, as well as the following novels: The Phantom Tollbooth, The Westing Game, The Red Umbrella, Island of the Blue Dolphins, and Iqbal.

• grammar, composition of sentences, paragraphs, letters, essays, and stories

• how to compose an email for professional purposes

• techniques for communicating writing, i.e. newspaper articles, brochures, response, book projects, all while using technology

• other miscellaneous useful items as well!

Useful Links:

Think Central: http://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/

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