6th Grade English

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Unit 1: Developing Resilience: The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

Book: The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis (Yearling, 1997)

Unit 2: Challenging Authority: The Giver

Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry (HMH Books for Young Readers, 1993)

Unit 3: Expressing Yourself: Women in the Arts

Book: Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland (Touchstone, 2014)

Unit 4: Finding Connection: The Outsiders

Book: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton (Speak, 2006)

Unit 5: Fleeing Conflict: Refugee & The Unwanted

Book: Refugee by Alan Gratz (Scholastic, Inc., 2017)
Book: The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2018)

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