Reading Class Descriptions and Teachers
Reading, Grade 6
Teachers: Julie Fife
The purpose of this course is to emphasize reading as a process. Reading concepts and strategies will be taught through the reading of fiction and nonfiction, and students will write in response to their reading. The goal of this course is to enable students to become independent readers.
Accelerated Reading (6th) & Accelerated Language Arts I
This course will utilize a computerized tutorial approach to develop students’ language acquisition skills. The computerized tutorial will also develop language arts competencies. Reading concepts and strategies will be taught through the reading of high-interest literature and writing in response to this literature. The goal of this course is to enable students to become independent readers.
Entry criteria: A scale score of less than 2100 on the TAKS Reading Assessment and a Scholastic Reading Inventory Lexile score of less than 500.
TAG Independent Study
In this course, students learn time management skills and engage in independent study processes (gathering information, planning, presenting, designing, projects, etc.). Students will use technology to support their research and present their findings. This course substitutes for the required Reading 6 class.
READING 7th and 8th