Sixth Grade
  Trimester Focus  

6.1 COMPREHENSION

6.2 
VOCABULARY

6.3
FLUENCY

6.4
STUDY SKILLS

6.5 
RESEARCH

6.6
LIFELONG HABIT

1st  Trimester

Main Idea

Facts and Details

Sequencing

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Daily Planners
www.premieragendas.com

Study Habits

Goal Setting

Test taking

Text Inventories & Parts of a Textbook

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

2nd  Trimester

Cause and Effect

Compare and Contrast

Predictions

Words in Context

Conclusions and Inferences

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Note taking  
and 
Listening

Skimming/Scanning

SQ3R

Study Cards (flash cards)

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

3rd Trimester

Fact and Opinion

Author's Purpose

Figurative Language

Real and Make-Believe

Summarizing

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Prefixes and Suffixes

Reference Skills

Vocabulary Aids

(also see 6.2 Vocabulary link above)

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Links to web sites provided on this page are starting points.  There are many other resources that have a variety of ideas.  Please consult your school's IMC and other web site search engines. 

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