ELA Week of 9/5/17


TeacherAlison Weaver
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts
Grade Level6th
Week #9/5/17-9/8/17
Unit of InstructionQuarter 1, Week 4
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will compare one author’s perspective to another’s on the same topic.

Students will cite evidence from the text to support what the text says.

Students will identify a claim and clear reasons and evidence to support the claim.

Students will write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Students will determine the author’s point of view and how it is conveyed in the text.

Classroom Activities

**Pass back graded work and review grades.  Students will look at a model summary and a non-example.  

Finish Wild Animals Aren’t Pets/Let People Own Exotic Animals text set in FL Collections:

-Students will complete the vocabulary questions on pg. 231. If needed students will finish question #5 from pg. 226.  

-Argumentative Writing Performance Task: Students will determine their personal claim on the topic with supporting evidence from the text.

-Vocabulary word art for words from the article.

-Students will take a comprehension test on the text on Wednesday.

-Students will read a 9/11 article and story about a student named Osama.  Students will discuss how to remember victims and heroes of 9.11 along with the issue of bullying and intolerance.  Students will also create a memorial flag or picture to display in the classroom.

Assignments Due

-Any summary taken home to revise should be turned in on Tuesday. 

-Argumentative Writing Performance Task on Tuesday

-Students will take a test on Wild Animals Aren’t Pets/Let People Own Exotic Animals.  This will occur on Wednesday unless otherwise noted.

-All ThinkCERCA baseline testing not completed in class on 8/30 and 8/31 should be done as homework by the end of this week.  The assignments will appear on the dashboard.

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