6-8 Grade Level Courses

ELA

 

Sixth Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 6th Grade Communication Arts is to provide students with the knowledge to effectively communicate English in both speaking and written forms. Areas addressed in 6th Grade Communication Arts include equipping students with skills to increase reading comprehension; evaluating different genres of literature; vocabulary development; listening; writing; reference skill; and literature interpretation.

Sixth Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect, and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for 6th Grade Communication Arts in East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of literature and media. 

Seventh Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 7th Grade Communication Arts is to focus on writing processes and the utilization of literature-based resources. Areas addressed in 7th Grade Communication Arts include grammar, mechanics, writing processes, vocabulary skills, and responses to literature.

Seventh Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect, and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for 7th Grade Communication Arts in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to create and promote an atmosphere of learning that will enhance and develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills via a wide genre of literature and media.

Eighth Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 8th Grade Communication Arts is to focus on writing processes and the utilization of literature-based materials. Areas addressed in 8th Grade Communication Arts include reading, writing, vocabulary development, literature, reference skills, mechanics, and grammar usage.

Eighth Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect, and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for 8th Grade Communication Arts in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to develop in students the skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and problem-solving which are essential to success in the workforce and as citizens in an ever-changing society.

 
 
 

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