Ms. Myers' Class

6th Grade ELA and Social Studies

Peer Conference

To make sure you are headed on the right track, you will participate in a peer conference in which you discuss your persuasive essay. PeerConferences

Propositions: Persuasive Essay

There are many critical issues present in our community. We will explore different ideas and opinions that express what we want to do to make a change. We will then present a proposal to our classmates and try to persuade them to make that change with you. OutlineforPersuasiveSpeech TransitionSignals

Weekly Vocabulary Words

Every week, you will have a list of vocabulary words. You MUST create flashcards for every single word to use for study time. Every Monday, you will have a vocabulary quiz. Remember to study these words whenever you can.  Your flashcards will be checked and graded as homework. This weeks words: solicit(or)-v. To persistently try to obtain an object, or bring about an event malice-n. The desire to injure another.. Read More

Persuasive Writing: Speeches

We are starting our new unit on Persuasive Writing.  For this unit, we will focus on writing and giving speeches. In the process of learning how to write a persuasive speech, we will learning about an educated democracy. By the end of our unit, we will participate in a mock election that will make our vote count!