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Complete Homeschool English/Language Arts Curriculum, 5th/6th Grade, Semester 2

This 5th/6th grade semester-long ELA curriculum is great for homeschooling families or those looking to supplement their child's ELA instruction. Includes writing, grammar, reading comprehension, and story elements. (2x/wk)
Julie Willis
140 total reviews for this teacher
New class
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$9 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 14 weeks
25 minutes per class
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Class Experience

I have 25 years of experience teaching English/language arts, and writing at a variety of grade levels.
A reading assignment will be due each Monday.  Learners will be asked to read an average of about 45 pages per week. 
A writing assignment will be given each week. Learners will keep their work on a google doc that I will provide.
Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare Hound Dog True by Linda Urban Front Desk by Kelly Yang
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
1. We will refer to two short stories in this class. Your learner may choose the story that appeals to them more, or they may choose to read both. They are both well-known stories that you can find easily online. I recommend searching for a pdf version of each story and, if possible, printing the story out. 
Studies show that we learn better and remember more when we read from a physical copy (compared to an electronic copy). The stories are
"The Jacket" by Gary Soto
"The White Umbrella" by Gish Jen
For your convenience, I will also send links to pdfs of these stories in the Welcome Message.
2. Learners will also be using the Internet as a research tool outside of class.
3. We will read the following novels: Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare, Hound Dog True by Linda Urban, and Front Desk by Kelly Yang. Books may be checked out from the library or purchased.  Ebooks are allowed.


Julie Willis
Lives in the United States
teacher, professor, writer
140 total reviews
113 completed classes

About Me

I have taught English for 25 years at all levels:  elementary school, middle school, concurrent enrollment classes (where high school students get credit for their high school English class as well as college credit), and college, and currently I... 
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