Week 3 Quarter 1 November 16 – 20, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #12
Unit of InstructionArgumentative Essay, class novel, chapter book, iReady Florida
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.

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 the plot 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 study and practice argumentative essays.

My students will read our class novel and chapter books for independent reading.

My students will take the VLT.

Classroom Activities

Monday – study and work on argumentative writing

Tuesday – study and work on argumentative writing

Wednesday – VLT

Thursday – VLT

Friday – Kahoot, read chapter books

Assignments Due
  1. Watch the video on your own time.
  2. Take notes and participate while Dr. Forney teaches argumentative writing.
  3. Take the VLT and do your best.
  4. Read your chapter book. Your next oral book report is December 14.
  5. Participate in class and read carefully for details and quizzes.
Additional Resources

Accommodations:

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