This Week in Zixth Grade

We will read myths from three different countries: Greece, Mali, and Mexico. As we read, we will identify the common characteristics that all myths include.

In Science, we’ll spend Monday and Tuesday preparing for our Chapter 1 Test on Wednesday. We’ll review concepts about cell theory and the survival strategies of different types of plants.

Objectives

  • Identify story elements of the myth genre.
  • Discuss the use of realism and fantasy in particular myths.
  • Read words with prefixes and suffixes.
  • Read words with variant consonant pronunciations.
  • Find the meanings of English words derived from myths.
  • Use adjectives following linking verbs.
  • Complete sentences using good and well correctly.
  • Review chapter concepts in Science

Assignments

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