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Oster-Oakview
Intermediate School
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Mrs. O'Brien
6th Grade Language Arts
and Reading - Oster-Oakview
jobrien@nlsd122.org

"A book is proof that humans are capable of doing magic."

Storytown Stories and Skills

Trimester 1




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Trimester 3


Class Novels  and Skills

Trimester 1

Watsons Go To Birmingham
Plot Development
Character Development
Making Predictions


Trimester 2

Number the Stars
Internal and External Conflict
Historical Fiction
Symbolism
Imagery

Love That Dog
Poetry
Poetic Devices
Figurative Language
Sensory Language
Interpreting and Analyzing Poetry

Trimester 3

Literature Circles (student choice novel selections in groups)
Plot Development
Character Development
Conflict
Literary Techniques
Theme
Make Connection to self, other texts, and/or world
Analyze and Synthesize

City of Ember
Characteristics of Mystery
Plot Development
Analyze Themes
Character Development and Relationships
Dramatic Irony
Compare and Contrast 
Symbolism and Imagery

Other Short Stories and Skills

Trimester 1



Trimester 2



Trimester 3