Name: Jeanine Semones Lovell
Subject: 6th and 7th Grade Language Arts
Information Northwest Middle School Phone Number: (336) 703-4161
Room 401 (Pod)
Overview for 3rd Quarter
Seventh grade students will read the historical fiction novel, Under the War Torn Sky which is set during the World War II era. They will complete a research paper on a World War II topic. Sixth graders will read the historical fiction novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham which is set during the Civil Rights era. They will complete a research paper on a notable African American. We will review text features and text structures to help students comprehend nonfiction articles. Next we will explore author's purpose and argument learning to recognize an author's bias. We will also look at different propaganda techniques.Students will write their own argument papers. Seventh graders will continue to complete articles in Scope magazine; each article is due on Friday. Sixth graders will complete Time For Kids each week. Work for Time For Kids is due each Friday.
Homework Assignments are posted on my website. Seventh graders will be posted under first period and sixth graders will be posted under second period.