Q4 W5: 4/22-4/26

TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #4/22-4/26
Unit of Instruction Curriculum Focus: Compare Themes Across Different Genres
Standard(s) Taught

Focus Standards

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” pg. 313-326
  • Analyze the Text pg. 328 Q: 1, 2, 3, 4 formative
  • Critical Vocab & Vocab strategy pg.329
  • Compare & contrast genres pg. 333 (formative)
  • Practice Reading FSA Test Review & Think Alouds
  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Key Ideas in a Text pg. 27-34 (Orange Ready Reader)
Assignments Due

All Due before 4/26:

  • “Black Ships Before Troy ” Analyzing the Text pg. 328 Q: 1, 2, 3, 4 (formative)
  • Critical Vocab & Vocab strategy pg.329
  • Compare & contrast genres pg. 333 (formative)
  • “Black Ships Before Troy ” Comprehension Test (formative)
  • “Black Ships Before Troy ” Analyzing the Text pg. 328 Q: 5-7 (summative)
  • Practice Reading FSA Test Review & Think Alouds
  • Lesson 4: Analyzing Key Ideas in a Text pg. 27-34 (Orange Ready Reader)
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.