Q4W05 – April 22 – April 26, 2019

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #5
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare Themes Across Different Genres & FSA Reading Strategies/Review
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
  • FSA Reading strategies review/practice
  • Excerpt from “Black Ships Before Troy – The Story of the Iliad”
  • “The Apple of Discord” Poem
  • Parody Writing
  • Analyze the Text pg. 328 Q: 1, 2, 5, 6 and pg 334 Q 4-6 (formatives)
  • Compare & contrast genres pg. 333 (formative)
  • iReady-50 minutes (some students still completing 3rd diagnostic)
  • IXL O.5 (prefixes) and P.3 (Greek & Latin Roots)

NEWSELA.com

Assignments Due

Assignments Due by 4/26: 

  • Parody writing Due 4/22
  • “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)
  • iReady-50 minutes (formative) Due by 4/28
  • IXL O.5 and P.3 (formatives) Due by 4/28
  • NEWSELA.com (formative) Due by 4/28
Additional Resources

Additional Resources: 

Brain Teasers, Greek & Latin Root Words/Vocab Practice 

*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:  @h2dfgg

3rd and 7th period:  @4ke2d3

4th and 8th period:  @7e8g3