Mrs. Barbara Varcadipane
6th and 7th Grade Language Arts and Reading
Memorial Junior School: 973-515-2427
Welcome to Mrs. Varcadipane's class!
7th Grade Language Arts
The seventh grade Language Arts class is designed to develop skills as a communicator in writing and speaking. During the course of the year, students will write in a variety of styles including narrative, essay-explanatory, persuasive and comparative, short story, poetry, and research report. Effective oral communication will be developed through units of study in debate and public speaking.
6th Grade Language Arts Literacy
The central focus of Language Arts Literacy is to improve students reading, writing, and communication skills. We will do this through the study of grammar, vocabulary, literature, novels, and various writing assignments, projects, and presentations.
Reading focuses of study will include reading comprehension strategies, how to approach different genres of text, and making inferences and drawing conclusions based on textual clues. Our studies will also include how to respond to text in a variety of formats including multiple choice, short answer or open-ended responses, as well as through essays and projects.
Please log into our google classroom for homework assignments and study tools.
During our distance learning period I will post an outline of homework on this page as well, in case you are having trouble logging into google classroom. Contact me or a friend for details.
6th grade periods 1,2,3,5,6
Monday 3/16 1. Study Island 2. Flush novel questions 3. Journal entries
Tuesday 3/17 1. Skills Packet page one 2. Read Flush Chapter 3 and answer question 3. Study vocabulary for test Thursday
7th grade period 9
Monday 3/16 1. Vocabulary Test 2. Study Island
Tuesday 3/17 1. Vocabulary workbook pages 2. Dot & Jot notetaking for academic/informational essay
ALL Language Arts Classes- Please bring all materials including notebook, Vocabulary book, and DEAR book to class daily.
Dates To Remember
Back To School Night - Thursday, September 12th
6th Grade Outdoor Education - Wednesday, Oct. 16th through Friday, October 18th
Conferences - Tuesday, October 22nd and Thursday, October 24th
End of 1st Marking Period - November 13th
End of 2nd Marking Period - January 31st
Conferences - Tuesday, March 10th and Thursday, March 12th
End of 3rd Marking Period - April 3rd
Last day of school - Tuesday, June 23rd