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Summer Reading Assignment for New 7th Graders!
If you're more interested in checking out mythology from other cultures besides Ancient Greek, check out the movie or read about the Norse God of Thunder, Thor. Like Zeus, Thor reigns all powerful in Norse mythology but uses a forceful hammer instead of a thunderbolt. The movie comes out May 6 and you can head to the library to get all the real facts on this mythological character from the ancient past as well as all the other gods in the Norse pantheon!
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is out July 15th!!
Get your cape
and wand ready! It's time to check out part 2 of this epic finale of J.K. Rowling's classic literature series.
Here are some links for you to get the magic started and please make sure to check with your parents before you view any website content.
Official Movie Trailer:
Official Fan Website with Potter News:
Miss Grover's Biography
Miss Grover has loved reading and writing since a very early age. Her grandmother was a principal in India and she has grown up in a family of educators so teaching is in her blood. Having studied English at U.C. Berkeley, she got to read a wide variety of literature and her favorites include world literature and poetry. She received a M.A. in Teaching from U.S.C. She has written short stories and poetry and is currently working on a Young Adult book series.
Please feel free to explore this site by clicking on the tabs at the top of this home page. Click "Course Novels" to look at information on texts we are currently reading as well as future texts. Click "Poetry" to view the poetry concepts we will be discussing this year. Click "Essays and Projects" for tips and information on creating and completing this year's big assignments. Click "Grammar" for resources on improving grammar skills.
Welcome to 6th Grade Reading!
The goals of this class are to help students develop:
Themes and Essential Questions
Students will be analyzing the theme of COMMUNITY this year through their readings and discussions. By the end of the year, students will be able to answer the following essential questions:
1. What is a community?
2. What does it mean to be part of a community?
3. What communities am I a part of?
4. How can I contribute to my communities on a daily basis?