ELA Documents and Resources
for Team 6C English Language Arts

Course Outline

* Team 6C ELA Course Outline

Summer Reading Form

* A Word document: Form for ordering Summer Reading books or indicating you do not wish to order books at this time. (Requires a parent signature.)

Writing a Personal Narrative

* Instructions and worksheets for creating a Personal Timeline.

Poetry

Poetry Treasure Chest Assignment.

* Assignment, including links to the poems.


Figurative Language

* Figurative Language Lexicon Booklet Instructions

* Figurative Language Lexicon Blank Pages


Various forms of poetry are discusssed in these information sheets.

* Ballad

* Cinquain Poem

* Diamante Poem

* Haiku

* Limerick

* Ode

* Rap

Spelling Bee

* Words for the 2013 Spelling Bee

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

* The independent reading and writing assignment for Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

* The Indepentdent Reading and Response Project for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

* A Word 2010 document formatted for (and containing) the "script" format for typing dialog in the Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Independent Project.

The Call of the Wild

* Final Exam Study Guide for The Call of the Wild.

* Final Exam Open Response Notes for The Call of the Wild.

* Vocabulary for Call of the Wild (FOR REFERENCE ONLY. You will not be tested on this word list.)

* Thinking about the challenges of living in hostile environments.

* Study Guide for Quiz 1 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide with answers for Quiz 1 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 2 for The Call of the Wild.

* ANSWERS TO Study Guide for Quiz 2 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 3 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide with answers for Quiz 3 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 4 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 5 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 6 for The Call of the Wild.

* Study Guide for Quiz 7 for The Call of the Wild.

* The complete text of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 1 of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 2 of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 3 of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 4 of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 5 & 6 of The Call of the Wild.

* An audio recording of Chapter 7 of The Call of the Wild.

(Audio recordings courtsey of Librivox.org)

Nouns Unit

* Possesssive Nouns Decision Tree

There, Their, and They're Usage Guide

* A one-page guide for the correct usage of these three homonyms.

Book Report Forms

* Book Report form for writing report by hand.

(Use this if you want to print a blank form and fill it in with a pen or pencil.)

* A lexicon of Literary Terms used in the Book Report Form.

* Interactive Book Report Form to fill-in on your computer and print out.

(Use this if you want to fill the form in using your keyboard. You can then print it out and/or save it.)

MVMMS Library Resource Lists

* Instructions for logging in and creating a personalized Resource List

MVMMS Standard Format

* Format Test Study Guide and Overview

* Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School Standard Format

* MVMMS Standard Format Sample Page for handwritten work

* Using a computer for an assignment

Vocabulary Test

* Study Evidence Form

Love That Dog

* Form: Create a poem in the style of  “The Red Wheelbarrow”

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

* Assignment to Create a "map" of Joey's life as presented in the novel, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key.

MCAS Tools for Open Responses

* Open Response Checklist

(Lists the steps you should take as you begin to answer an Open Response prompt.)

* Words used in MCAS Open Response Prompts

* Transition Words List

(Words and phrases to help you move from one sentence to another.)

* Literary Terms