WEEK 5: April 27 – May 1

Q4W5 lesson plans ONLINE BASED


HAIKU FORMULA for Online Based Learning


TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #5
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Comprehension & Analysis of Theme & Characters
Standard(s) Taught

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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details (RL.1.2)

I can explain how the theme is shown through details in the text. 

Learning Target: Students will analyze a character’s interactions throughout a story as they relate to conflict and resolution. (RL.1.3)

I can analyze how a character’s thoughts, actions, and dialogue relates to the text.

Classroom Activities

Assignments will be posted, in detail, on www.edmodo.com under your individual class, as well as, the attachment at the top of this page.

Assignments will include: Text (non-fiction, poetry, short story, drama) comprehension and analysis, iReady, NewsELA, & Thinkcerca.   I am using a new resource for our poetry unit.  I hope you enjoy!

Assignments Due

Please see the attachment at the top of this page and on Edmodo for specific details.  The goal is for the daily work to be completed on the assigned day.  Additional time available if needed.

Additional Resources


  1. Complete # 1 – 26 on the Point of View task cards.         

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.