Weekly Assignments Please check Powerschool and Google Classroom for your weekly assignments
How does my child receive his or her grade: Student work is graded by weighted categories: Projects: 40% Tests: 30% Quizzes: 20% Daily Work: 10%
The Office of Catholic Schools for the diocese does not allow schools to give a grade for homework or class participation.
The School Year Reading List
The following reading list is not in chronological order.
The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basile E. Frankweiler (Elaine Lobl Konigsburg) The Westing Game (Ellen Raskin) The Cay (Theodore Taylor) Crispin: Cross of Lead (Avi) The Thief Lord (Cornelia Funke) The Egypt Game (Zilpha Keattey Snyder) The Black Pearl (Scott O'Dell)
If you have any questions about Language Arts Grade 6, please contact me. The best way to reach me is by email.
Current Book & Author: From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. L. Konigsburg
Ellen Raskin (March 13, 1928 – August 8, 1984) was an American children's writer and illustrator. She won the 1979 Newbery Medal for The Westing Game, a mystery novel, and another children's mystery, Figgs & Phantoms, was a Newbery Honor Book in 1975. In 2012 The Westing Game was ranked number nine among all-time children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal, a monthly with a primarily-U.S. audience Raskin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up during the Great Depression. She was educated at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a major in fine art. She had one daughter in her first marriage, which ended in divorce. Raskin was an accomplished graphic artist. In New York City she worked as a commercial artist for about 15 years. Among other things she designed more than 1000 dustjackets for books including the first edition of Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, the 1963 Newbery Medal winner. In 1960 she married Dennis Flanagan, editor of Scientific American. Raskin died at the age of 56 on August 8, 1984 in New York City, the result of a connective-tissue disease Source: Wikipedia