Quarter 3 Week 7 March 8 – 12, 2021

Words to Know

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #7
Unit of InstructionClass Novel, Vocabulary, Comprehension
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.W.1.1a Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.LAFS.6.W.1.1b Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.LAFS.6.W.1.1c Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. LAFS.6.W.1.1d Establish and maintain a formal style. LAFS.6.W.1.1e Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.LAFS.6.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.Level 4LAFS.6.W.1.2a Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.LAFS.6.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.LAFS.6.W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. LAFS.6.W.1.2d Use precise language and domainspecific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.LAFS.6.W.1.2e Establish and maintain a formal style. LAFS.6.W.1.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.LAFS.6.W.1.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


  1. recited – to speak aloud something you have memorized
  2. reconsidered – to have changed your mind after thinking about it
  3. writhing  –  moving and slithering around
  4. outlaw – one who breaks the law
  5. bushel – a measure of capacity equal to 64 US pints, used for dry goods
  6. jarred – having been put in a jar
  7. one-room schoolhouse – a tiny school where all grade levels are taught in the same room
  8. incurable – unable to be cured
  9. spewed – forcefully expel or spit out large quantities of something
  10. grotesque – hideous; comically or repulsively ugly or distorted
  11. nozzle – a long spout at the end of a pipe, hose, or tube used to control a jet of liquid
  12. distracted – unable to concentrate because one’s mind is preoccupied
  13. wobbled – moved unsteadily from side to side
  14. quivering – trembling or shaking with a rapid motion
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