|Unit of Instruction||Curriculum Focus: Novel Study & Close-Reading|
LAFS.6.RL.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.2.5: Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
LAFS.6.RL.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will provide a statement of a theme or central idea of a text. Students will provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details. Students will provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. (RL.1.2)
Students will provide an analysis of how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text. (RL.2.5)
Students will provide an explanation of how the author’s point of view or purpose is conveyed in the text. (RL.2.6)
Our novel study is the book Iqbal by Francesco D’Amo. The students will be studying vocabulary, comprehension, and close-reading analysis while reading. We will also have a literary assessment and project, as a culminating activity, with this novel. Directions and rubrics for the project will be posted in the coming weeks.
The rubric and directions for the Book Project is attached.
The projects are due MONDAY 12/10 and we will begin presenting that day. If you are done early, you may bring in the project and present it early.
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.