Q4 W10: 5/28-5/31

TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #5/28-5/31
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Comparing Themes Across Different Genres
Standard(s) Taught

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


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target:


Students will provide a comparison and contrast of texts in different forms or genres (myths, fantasies, poems and plays) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.


Learning Criteria

Students will:       


  • Show how themes compare and contrast between myths and poems.
  • Compare and contrast themes in different genres of texts (myths and plays)


Classroom Activities


      Intro/Rough Draft/Final Copy Limerick Poem

·        Intro/Rough Draft/Final Copy Free Verse Poem

·        Assemble & Submit Poetry Portfolio (Summative)

·        A Midsummer Night’s Dream Movie Showing

Assignments Due

By 5/30


  • Poetry Portfolio: haiku, blackout, sonnet, free verse, concrete & limerick
Additional Resources

Brain Teasers, Greek & Latin Root Words/Vocab Practice