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Sixth Grade English


Mrs. DiFulvio’s sixth graders are reading the much anticipated novel, Percy Jackson The Lightning Thief.  This popular fantasy book is read in English with a focus on the archetype hero’s journey, comparing Percy’s path to characters in other mythical stories.  Our standards are concentrated on citing textual evidence to support our claims, determining a central idea or theme, and describing how a story’s plot unfolds.   Even though many students have seen the movie, we still love reading the book and discovering the differences.
 
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Melinda McCool, Superintendent
10 West Academy Street
McGraw, NY 13101
P: (607)836-3636
www.mcgrawschools.org