Summary of course content and activities:
Language Arts 6 includes thematic units with spelling, vocabulary,
creative writing, and grammar activities throughout. The themes are:
● The Adventures of Robin Hood (Roger Lancelyn Green’s
● Uncovering the Past
● Student’s choice mini-project (movie or novel)
● Incident at Hawk’s Hill
Philosophy statement for this course:
It is important for students to learn about and develop an appreciation
for the communication ability that God has given us. This
encourages students to become effective communicators and discerning readers. To accommodate a variety of learning styles, a
variety of activities are provided.
Language Arts 5 or equivalent
Materials and resources provided by NSA:
- Open Court Reading,
- The Adventures of Robin Hood,
- Incident at Hawk’s Hill,
- ACSI Spelling Plus Workbook,
- Language Power workbook
Materials provided by student:
One novel or movie (school and
family appropriate) that has been read or viewed in the past 6 months
Major course goals:
Students will read two or three novels. Two are assigned; the third
project is a choice and may be a movie instead.
Students will read a variety of short stories and poems.
Students will complete a variety of writing activities.
Students will work on a group of spelling words each week.
Students will complete a variety of grammar activities to learn about
the forms and structures of language.
Forecasted amount of time required to complete each week’s
Students should spend a minimum of 5 hours per week on language
lessons and activities.
Description of student evaluations, quizzes, and tests:
Students are required to submit a variety of assignments for marking.
These include digital activities, research projects, comprehension
questions, writing assignments, vocabulary activities, spelling
Assignments will be assessed as:
Excellent (in-depth, insightful, or exemplary skill)
Proficient (having met the outcomes of the assignment and demonstrating a strong understanding of the concepts and skills)
Satisfactory (demonstrating basic knowledge or having shown some effort to meet the outcomes of the assignment)
Beginning (incomplete understanding of the concepts and skills required for this outcome)