Q2W1 – October 16-19, 2018

Rev It Up Lesson 2

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #1
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare Poetic Forms
Standard(s) Taught

 LAFS.6.RL.2.5: Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

LAFS.6.RL.3.9: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

LAFS.6.L.1.1a: Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will provide an analysis of how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza contributes to the development of the theme, setting or plot. (RL.2.5)

Students will provide a comparison and contrast of texts in different forms in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL.2.6)

 Learning Criteria

Students will:

Analyze the purpose of specific sentences, paragraphs, chapters, or sections on the overall structure and meaning.

  • Focus on how specific structural elements work together and/or help to develop ideas. (RL.2.5)
  • Determine the author’s point of view or purpose in a text & to explain the strategies the author uses to convey point of view/purpose. (RL.2.6)
  • Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive)
Classroom Activities
  • Read & analyze the poems “After the Hurricane” by Rita Williams-Garcia and “Watcher” by Natasha D. Trethewey
  • Analyze the purpose of specific sentences, scenes, or stanzas and the effect on the overall structure & meaning
  • Determine author’s POV and explain strategies used to convey POV or purpose
  • Compare/contrast texts and authors’ approaches to similar themes/topics
  • Language & editing of conventions: relative pronouns who and whom pg 98
  • Ready Reading Lessons 18 & 19 on argumentative essays
  • Center rotations to include small group, Ready Reading, iReady, ThinkCERCA, NewsELA, etc
Assignments Due

Reading Log due Tuesday, October 16 (#7 of 10 collected)

  • 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
  • Enrichment vocabulary and spelling flash cards – students will receive next set of words during week of October 16***test will be on Friday, October 26 (words/definitions are attached now for your convenience)
  • Compare/contrast Poetic Forms
  • Language conventions: Relative Pronouns who & whom
  • Analyzing the text pg 168 & 170
Additional Resources

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

  • As a class, we will begin reading A Storm Too Soon by Michael Tougias within the next couple of weeks.

Extension Activity

  • Students will receive information in the near future regarding their first book report due the first half of the second quarter. Date TBA


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