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Learning Language Arts Through Literature Bundle/Kit Tan

  • Published by: COMMON SENSE PRESS


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Grade 6

The Tan Book - Sixth Grade Skills SET

36 weekly lessons divided into easy-to-use daily plans.

Everything in one STUDENT BOOK: student instruction, a place for writing, and a tool for easy record keeping. Allows for more independent work, a BONUS for teachers. Each SAB provides Enrichment Activities such as word puzzles, analogies, logic/reasoning activities and more found ONLY in the SAB. (Answers are found in the Teacher Book.

PLUS 4 book studies (listed in the order they appear):

  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Latham
  • The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
  • Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard
  • The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
    These books are not included in this set, most families utilize their local library.

2 Units:
+Research Paper

Integrated language arts lessons including: grammar, spelling, higher-order thinking, and study skills.

Teacher friendly, with little or no teacher preparation needed!

Reviews Activities follow most lessons providing additional skill practice.

Assessments help teachers to evaluate student's progress.

6th grade students mature in their language arts skills through 36 lessons.

Strong in dictation, encourages expressive, creative writing.

The study of suffixes and prefixes lays groundwork for skills needed at the jr/sr high levels.

Passages from great literature encourages the reading of timeless classics.

Reviews after most lessons and Assessments aid teachers in identifying strengths and weaknesses.

Book Studies: Each book study contains a summary, vocabulary skills, reading comprehension, and exciting activities.

Units: Each unit provides the opportunity for your student to apply his skills through research, creative writing, journal writing, etc.

All literature passages are contained in The Tan Book, but the passage may spark your student's interest to read the book.

These books may be obtained through your library.