Q1W6 September 18-21, 2018

Rev It Up Lesson 7 VocabularyRemind Codes:



1st and 5th period:  @h2dfgg

3rd and 7th period:  @4ke2d3

4th and 8th period:  @7e8g3

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #6
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Literary Elements and Word Choice
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target


Students will provide a statement on the impact of a specific word choice on the meaning and tone of the overall text. (RL.2.4)


Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Use text to draw inferences
  • Use context clues to determine meaning or words/phrases
  • Determine figurative & connotative meanings
  • Focus on how words/phrases function within a passage & analyze the impact of the word choice
  • Focus on words/phrases that are central to the meaning of the text
  • Differentiate between dictionary-based word meanings and the word functions within the context
Classroom Activities
  • Close read/discuss the poems “A Voice” by Pat Mora and “Words Like Freedom” by Langston Hughes
  • Vocabulary strategy: figurative and connotative word meanings
  • Inferences & Context Clues
  • NEW Enrichment – vocabulary and spelling flash cards (attached to Q1W5)
  • Review simile, metaphor, tone, and mood
  • Remediation time for “The First Day of School”
  • Introduce Collections online
  • ThinkCERCA baseline Reading assessment
Assignments Due

Reading Log due Tuesday, September 18

  • Reading Logs due on Mondays. Students are to be reading a grade appropriate or higher, fiction or nonfiction, book/novel of their choice for 20-25 minutes nightly.  Students have received a reading log to summarize what they have read each night.  Parents must sign every week
  • NEW Enrichment vocabulary and spelling flash cards – our first vocabulary and spelling test is scheduled for Friday, September 21.
Additional Resources

Nightly Reading Log due on Mondays.  Parents must sign every week.

Study vocabulary and spelling words – Test on Friday, September 21.

Extension Activity

  • Enrichment vocabulary and spelling  *****On Friday, Sept 21, I attached the next set of words.  The plan is to have their spelling & vocabulary test on Friday, Sept 28*****


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:  @h2dfgg

3rd and 7th period:  @4ke2d3

4th and 8th period:  @7e8g3