Q3W03 – January 22 – January 25, 2019

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #3
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare Presentation of Events & Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RI.1.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.3.9: Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another.

LAFS.6. W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

 Students will provide detailed analysis of how a key individual, event or idea is introduced, illustrated and elaborated in a text. (RI.1.3)

Students will provide a comparison and contrast of one author’s presentation of events with that of another. (RI.3.9)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Use details from the text to explain how an individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text. (RI.1.3)
  • Support what is directly stated in the text or to draw inferences. (RI.1.3)
  • Will analyze similarities and differences in how authors present ideas or events. (RI.3.9)
  • Use key details to explain how authors are similar or different in their approach. (RI.3.9)
Classroom Activities
  • Informative Essays: central idea & supporting details, cause & effect, text structure/features, text evidence, and domain specific vocabulary
  • Tech Tuesday – please make sure students have their earbuds!
  • Textbook: It Worked For Me In Life & Leadership by Colin Powell and analyzing the text
  • Textbook: Colin Powell: Military Leader by Warren Brown and analyzing the text
Assignments Due
  • Novel vocabulary from 2nd quarter (students were able to turn in before Winter Break) (formative) *See attached to Q3W1 and Q3W2 if another copy is needed
  • Novel chapter study guide from 2nd quarter (students turned in before Winter Break) (formative) *See teacher if another copy is needed
  • Tech Tuesday computer work: 2 assignments in ThinkCERCA, if a student scores 60% or lower, they will have ONE time to remediate.  In IXL, students must complete  II.1Due by 1/28  (both platforms are formatives)
  • Textbook: Analyzing the text pg 259 Due by 1/23 (formative)
  • Textbook: Analyzing the text pg 266 (formative) and page 268 (summative) Due by 1/25
Additional Resources

Our novel is an adaptation for young readers of A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival, and an Incredible Rescue by Michael J. Tougias.  *Non-fiction*

We will continue reading our novel in the 3rd quarter.

Extension Activity

  • Student created novel test questions & answers for Chapters 1-6
  • Students will work in their literature circle to create a board game on Chapters 1-6                                  


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