Q3W04 – February 16 – February 19

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 grade rigor they will experience in a few short months.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Frederick

6th grade ELA/Reading

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #4
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare and Contrast & Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RI.1.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.3.9: Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another.

LAFS.6. W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target 

Students will provide detailed analysis of how a key individual, event or idea is introduced, illustrated and elaborated in a text. (RI.1.3)

Students will provide a comparison and contrast of one author’s presentation of events with that of another. (RI.3.9)

Students will write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic & convey ideas, concepts, & information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. (W.1.2a-e) 

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Use details from the text to explain how an individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text. (RI.1.3)
  • Support what is directly stated in the text or to draw inferences. (RI.1.3)
  • Will analyze similarities and differences in how authors present ideas or events. (RI.3.9)
  • Use key details to explain how authors are similar or different in their approach. (RI.3.9)
Classroom Activities
  • VLT #2 Remediation (200+ minutes provided this week: see breakdown on assignment information on Gradebook)
  • Writing letters and cards to our troops
  • Introduction to writing Informative Essays “Topic by Topic” and “Subject by Subject”: central idea & supporting details, cause & effect, text structure/features, text evidence, and domain specific vocabulary

 

Assignments Due
  • VLT #2 Remediation Due by 2/18
  • Comparing & contrasting hurricanes and tornadoes (PA, page 43-51) (formative) Due by 2/22
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