Q3W04 – January 27 – January 31

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #4
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare Themes Across Different Genres
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RI.1.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

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

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target:

Students will provide a statement of a theme or central idea of a text. (RL.1.2) 

Students will provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details. (RL.1.2)

Students will provide a comparison and contrast of texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL.3.9)

 Learning Criteria

Students will:       

  • Show how theme or central idea is conveyed through details. (RL.1.2)
  • Compare & contrast different genres that are similar in themes & topics (RL.3.9)
Classroom Activities
  • Excerpt from “Black Ships Before Troy – The Story of the Iliad”
  • Analyze the Text pg. 328 Q: 1, 2, 5, 6
  • “The Apple of Discord” Poem pg 334 Q: 4, 5, 6
  • Compare & contrast genres pg. 333
  • IXL D.4 (Identify text structures)
  • com “Myths and Legends: Achilles and the Trojan War” assignment includes Power Words, Writing assignment, and the four question Quiz
Assignments Due
  • “Black Ships Before Troy – The Story of the Iliad” Analyze the Text (formative)
  • Compare & contrast genres (formative)
  • Assessments “Black Ships Before Troy – The Story of the Iliad” and “The Apple of Discord” (summatives)
  • IXL D.4 (formative) Due by 2/2
  • NEWSELA.com (formative) Due by 2/2
Additional Resources

 

*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