Q1W08 – September 30 – October 4

Spelling words Periods 3 and 7 + 4 and 8

Spelling words for Periods 1&5

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #8
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Argument
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will trace an argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)

Students will evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Trace or evaluate the argument or claims in a section of the text and/or throughout their research
  • Distinguishing arguments or claims that are supported with evidence from those that are not.
Classroom Activities
  • Complete analyzing text: “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” and “Let People Own Exotic Animals”
  • Tech Tuesday: iReady, IXL, ThinkCERCA ***ALL students MUST have wired earbuds/headphones*** IXL lessons K.4.5 & K.5
  • Assess on “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” and “Let People Own Exotic Animals”
  • Close read/analyze “Views on Zoos”
  • Performance Assessment practice and perform argumentative tasks
  • Analyzing arguments
Assignments Due

iReady weekly grade due on October 3

IXL and ThinkCERCA due on October 6

***Students received words/definitions for Lesson 3 spelling & vocabulary on Friday, Sept 27.  The test is on October 9.  ***The words are attached for your convenience. ***

No later than October 4

  • Assessment on “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” and “Let People Own Exotic Animals”
  • Performance Assessment practice and perform tasks
Additional Resources

Extension Activity

Compose a list of argument speech topics                                     

 *Accommodations:          

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan  

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.

 Remind Codes:

1st and 5th period:  @3kead6

3rd and 7th period:  @h3724k

4th and 8th period:  @48hk4b