Welcome to 

    6th grade Literacy with

    Mrs. Schwartz

    Room 3

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    Sixth Grade Students Will:

    • read works that focus on text complexity and its academic language
    • extract and employ evidence from text, literary and informational text
    • build knowledge through content rich non-fiction
    • focus on the 6 + 1 Traits of Writing
    • write essays by responding to text, including comparison and synthesis of ideas
    • be introduced to and use Notice and Note Fiction and Non-Fiction as a close reading strategy 
    • Use PVLEGS techniques for speaking in front of a class



    Supply List:

    1-three subject notebook

    pocket folder



    colored pencils/markers






      Grading Policy:

    50% Tests/Quizzes/Projects/Writing Assessments 

    20% Homework

    30% Class work, Participation/Preparation

    *If there is a problem acquiring these supplies, please email me at jschwartz@jacksonsd.org

Phone: (732) 833-4610


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Schwartz

This is my 20th year teaching at the Goetz Middle School.  During that time, I have had the pleasure of working in the Literacy department.  I hope I can make this a fun year of learning for my students.  

Parents/Guardians:  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.    jschwartz@jacksonsd.org

  • This month we will be focusing on:

    Reading- Understanding theme

    Grammar: pronouns, sentence fluency, and revising/editing strategies

    Writing: Literary Analysis

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