Adventures in Ulysses
6th Grade Standards Emphasized:
Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4
Reading Comprehension 2.4
Literary Response and Analysis 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.6
Writing 1.1 and 2.4
5th Grade Standards Reviewed:
Reading Comprehension 2.3
Literary Response and Analysis 3.2
This novel will be read together out loud in class and read for homework. Most chapters will be read in social studies class as the setting and culture follows 6th grade social studies standards. Class discussion will follow each read. Students are encouraged to use The Adventures of Ulysses as a SURE book by rereading chapters already read in class or reading ahead.
Students will be assigned vocabulary words, comprehension questions, literary response questions, summaries, and response to literature paragraphs. Time will be provided in English class to complete these assignments and will be assigned for homework as necessary. Class discussion will also review these assignments. Students must follow along making corrections or additions when necessary. All work must reflect six grade writing standards, written legibly, and organized
Quizzes will be given throughout the novel.
Quiz date: See Class Calendar
This exam will be given when the class finishes the novel. It will be a cumulative review of the whole novel. Students are encouraged to use their portfolio as a study guide.
Test date: See Class Calendar