Q2 W3: 10/29-11/2

TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #10/29-11/2
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Structure in Poetry
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.2.6: Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

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.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

Students will:

  • provide an analysis of how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits in to the overall structure of a text. (RL.2.5)
  • provide an explanation of how the author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text. (RI.2.6)
  • provide an explanation of how the author’s point of view, or purpose, is conveyed in the text. (RI.2.6)
  • provide a comparison and contrast of texts in different forms in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL.2.6)
  • provide a statement of theme or central idea of a text. (RI.1.2)
  • provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details (RI.1.2)
  • provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgements. (RI.1.2)
  • 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
  • “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” by Maya Angelou pg. 37-38 Collections Textbook, Analyze the Text, pg. 40 Questions 1, 2, 4
  • “Fears and Phobias” pg. 41, “In the Spotlight” pg. 51, “Wired for Fear pg. 61)
  • Analyzing the Text pg. 48, Questions 2, 4, 5, 6
  • Analyzing the Text pg. 56 Questions 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Analyze the media pg. 62, Questions 1-5
  • Center rotations to include small group, Ready Reading, iReady, ThinkCERCA, NewsELA, IXL
  • SeeSaw Book Snapshots
  • Edgar Allen Poe mini-study
Assignments Due

All due by November 2.

  • Formative Assessments: “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me,” “Fears/Spotlight/Wired” Text Set, Analyze the Text Responses from the texts, IXL Vocabulary O.5-O.8, See Saw (Edgar Allan Poe)
  • Summative Assessments:  Multimedia Presentation on Fears/Phobias, Summary Writing Activity pg. 48, Analyze the Text pg. 40, Question 5
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