Q3W03 – February 8 – February 12

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Now that we are more than half of the way through the 6th grade, I am strictly enforcing my due dates and 7 day grace period dates that apply to most assignments.  Thank you for your support as I do my best to make sure your child is ready for the 7th rigor they will experience in a few short months.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Frederick

6th grade ELA/Reading

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #3
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Informational Text
Standard(s) Taught

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.6.RI.2.5: Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

LAFS.6.RI.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. 

LAFS.6.L.1.1a:  Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target 

Students will provide a statement of a theme or central idea of a text.  Students will provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details.  Students will provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. (RI.1.2)

Students will provide an analysis of how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text. (RI.2.5)

Students will provide an explanation of how the author’s point of view or purpose is conveyed in the text. (RI.2.6) 

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Analyze the purpose of specific sentences, paragraphs, chapters, or sections on the overall structure and meaning. (RI.2.5)
  • Focus on how specific structural elements work together and/or help to develop ideas. (RI.2.5)
  • Determine the author’s point of view or purpose in a text & to explain the strategies the author uses to convey point of view/purpose. (RI.2.6)
  • Determine a central idea and how it is conveyed through particular details (RI.1.2)
Classroom Activities
  • Tech Monday: iReady and IXL:  D.2  and AA.1**Students must have their wired earbuds/headphones**
  • Read & analyze the short stories “Fears and Phobias,” “In the Spotlight,” and “Wired for Fear.”
  • Analyze the text and the purpose of specific sentences & scenes and the effect on the overall structure & meaning
  • Determine the central idea and determine the details
  • Determine author’s POV and explain strategies used to convey POV or purpose
Assignments Due
  • iReady Weekly Grade due Sunday, February 14 by noon
  • IXL D.2 and AA.1 due Sunday, February 14 by noon
  • Analyzing the text pg 48, 56 & 62 due by February 12
  • Vocabulary strategies and Language conventions due by February 12
Additional Resources

 

*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.

Remind Codes:

1st and 5th period:  @a9khe7

3rd and 7th period:  @kf88227

4th and 8th period:  @ck987ec