Q2W01 – October 15-18

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #1
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Argument Texts
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
  • Distinguish arguments or claims that are supported with evidence from those that are not.
Classroom Activities

Classroom Activities

  • Tech Tuesday: iReady, IXL, ThinkCERCA ***ALL students MUST have wired earbuds/headphones*** IXL lessons JJ.2 & KK.1
  • Complete argumentative speech project: including research, note cards, essay writing
  • Students will present their speech
Assignments Due
  • Argumentative speech research (formative) due 10/16
  • Speech note cards due 10/16
  • Speech written in essay format (summative) due 10/17
  • All speeches completed by October 21 (formative)
  • iReady weekly grade due by October 17
  • IXL & ThinkCERCA due by October 20
Additional Resources

Extension Activity

Create visual enhancements for their speech                                


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