DIFFERENT Project - Due, April 2, 2020

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    Ms. Ussin's 

    ELA Distance Learning



    • All distance learning begins Wednesday, March 18th


    • Daily, students should log on to each of their teachers' websites (Monday - Friday). 


    • Complete virtual learning sessions and/or lessons as they're assigned.




    • I will be actively answering emails from 12 PM - 2 PM, Monday through Friday. This is a great time to contact me with any questions or concerns.






  •  Welcome to
    6th Grade ELA!
    Teachers As Students 3
    Ms. I. Ussin, MAT
    Room 513
    6th Grade
    - English/Language Arts (ELA)
    Office Hours: Tue - Fri, 10:30 - 11:20
    Tutoring: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:00
    (with at least a 24-hour request)

    What Can 6th Graders Expect in ELA This Year?
    This course focuses on oral and written language, as well as media and technology for expressive, informational, argumentative, critical, and literary purposes. The course enables students to become skilled readers of more sophisticated literature by learning how to study and analyze literature through voice and style. The student will read a target number of books or word count equivalent from a variety of genres, subjects and disciplines. The student will compose writing in a variety of genres: narrative, expository, technical, response to literature, and argumentative. The student will analyze and edit his or her writing by focusing on conventions, voice, and style. There is an increase in writing, editing, and proofing. Mastering conventions is a major component of this course. Research becomes a critical component of this course. The student will also engage in viewing, listening, and speaking activities. 
    Mission: Building a world-class school system through education, collaboration, and innovation
    Vision: The Richmond County School System will create a world-class, globally competetive school system where all students will graduate and are college/career ready.