The Tan Book-Teacher Book- Learning Language Arts through Literature, 6th Grade Skills
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With literature as its basis, this popular English program for 6th grade integrates spelling, reading, grammar, vocabulary, writing, poetry, research, and study skills. Besides that, it is easy for moms to use—all the preparation is done for you!
6th grade students mature in their language arts skills through 36 lessons. Passages from great literature encourage the reading of timeless classics. Dictation encourages expressive, creative writing. The updated third edition is even easier to use with new lessons that will introduce your student to additional classic literature. The study of suffixes and prefixes lays groundwork for skills needed at upper grade levels.
36 weekly lessons are divided into easy-to-use daily plans. Teacher friendly, with little or no teacher preparation needed! Integrated language arts lessons including: grammar, spelling, higher-order thinking, and study skills. Each lesson provides the opportunity for your students to apply their skills through research, creative writing, journal writing, etc.
Four Book Studies use the good literature books sold separately:
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Latham
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Each Book Study contains a summary, vocabulary skills, reading comprehension, and exciting activities. Two Units: Using the Library, and Writing a Research Paper. Review Activities follow each lesson providing additional skill practice. Assessments aid teachers in identifying strengths and weaknesses. The Skills Index provides an easy skill reference.
Optional Tan Student Activity Book (sold separately) is the perfect companion for the Tan Teacher Book. Everything in one book: student instruction, a place for writing, and a tool for easy record keeping. Allows for more independent work, a bonus for teachers. Enrichment Activities such as word puzzles, analogies, logic/reasoning activities and more found only in the Student Activity Book. (Answers are found in The Tan Teacher Book.)
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