Grade 6 - Language Arts

English 6 A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In English 6A, you will explore literary elements in both nonfiction and fiction texts. You will examine point of view in memoirs and practice writing a short memoir. In the latter part of this course, you will study character in different genres of literature. You will explore the topic of change in nonfiction texts and evaluate arguments and claims in informational texts. Finally, you will study the characteristics of persuasive writing and practice writing persuasively.