|Unit of Instruction||Technical, Connotative, and Figurative Language, reading a novel, vocabulary|
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 write an informative essay using the book, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. They will use situation in the book to prove the text. Students should type their final draft in 12 point font using Word 365. They should send me their essays to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Topics to choose from:
2. Mrs. Melman was a wonderful friend and teacher to Teddy throughout the book.
3. Daniel and Teddy started their friendship out on a rocky road, but they made up for it by supporting each other.
4. On her trip alone through the wilderness of Florida, Teddy Bodain learned to stand up for herself.
Essay Rubric for Informational Writing
My students will correct all spelling errors BEFORE they turn their essay in to me.
Students will correct and revise their essays after I have looked at them.
Students will watch all videos on their own time.
Monday – Students will plan their essays and begin their rough drafts.
Tuesday – Students will write their essays.
Wednesday – Students will write their essays.
Thursday – Students will write and turn in their essays.
Friday – Students will write and turn in their essays.