|Unit of Instruction||Novel Reading, VLT writing diagnostic, Edgenuity Language Arts|
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.
LAFS.6.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or 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.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.
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.
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.RL.3.7 Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.
LAFS.6.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast 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.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will give oral book reports. They will listen quietly and respectfully while their peers are sharing aloud.
My students will read their novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain aloud in class. They will discuss details, ask questions, and learn new vocabulary words.
My students will work on Edgenuity Language Arts.
My students will complete their VLT writing diagnostic.
Monday – Oral Book reports, Edgenuity Language Arts, class novel
Tuesday – Oral Book reports, class novel, Edgenuity Language Arts
Wednesday – Veteran’s Day
Thursday – VLT writing diagnostic
Friday – VLT writing diagnostic
Read passages aloud, help correct words that were mispronounced, explain the meanings of words, offer different ways to express knowledge, stay after other students have left to work on assignments to work one-on-one with students or to answer their questions or solve problems for them, offer longer times to complete assignments, break learning into smaller chunks, play learning games that teach new information or reinforce information already taught, teach with pictures and videos to give students visual clues and experiences