Quarter 3 Week 4 February 16 – 19, 2021

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #4
Unit of InstructionAuthor's purpose, vocabulary, reading class novel, punctuating quotes and paraphrases
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.Level 2

LAFS.6.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular detailsprovide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.Level 2

LAFS.6.RL.1.3 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as theplot moves toward a resolution.Level 2

LAFS.6.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will read our class novel.

Students will read independently and corporately.

Students will read silently and orally.

Students will answer questions showing that they comprehend what they’ve read,

Students will find text evidence to prove their point and that they comprehend.

Students will learn 14 new vocabulary words that go with our novel.

Students will take a summative test on Friday on their vocabulary words.

Classroom Activities

Monday – President’s Day

Tuesday – Vocabulary, Classroom Connect, Read novel.


  1. stray dogs – Homeless dogs who roam about
  2. donated – given away money
  3. pretty penny – a way to say something costs a lot
  4. wooden crates – open wooden boxes made with cheap wood
  5. liven up – make more interesting, make more fun, make more attractive
  6. haunting memory – a bad memory that you remember and dream about for a long time
  7. dangle his legs – hang his legs over the water
  8. embedded – stuck in to
  9. astonishment – surprise
  10. swamp – slow moving or stagnant body of water
  11. goosebumps – when something eerie makes your skin prickle and the hairs on your arms stand up.
  12. lurk – sneak around
  13. surface – the top of the water
  14. bellow – a deep, loud noise that comes from an alligator’s throat.

Wednesday – chapter books, iReady

Thursday – Edgenuity, read classroom novel 

Friday – Summative test, Kahoot, 

Assignments Due
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