|Unit of Instruction||Bud, not Buddy, Discussions, Theme, Central Idea, Greek and Latin root words|
LAFS.6.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.Level 3
LAFS.6.SL.1.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
LAFS.6.SL.1.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
AFS.6.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.Level 2
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.Level 2
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 theplot moves toward a resolution.Level 2
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.Level 3
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.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will understand and discuss implied information that isn’t directly stated in our novel.
Students will realize and discuss motives for the main character’s actions.
Students will do a quick writes to practice their writing skills.
Students will read for specific details in the story.
Students will learn and be tested on Greek and Latin Root Words.
Monday – Review Greek and Latin root words. We will have a summative test on these words on Friday. Please study these all week. Town Hall Meeting. Read and discuss Bud, Not Buddy. Possible quiz.
Tuesday – Read and discuss Bud, Not Buddy. Review Greek and Latin root words.
Wednesday – Morning: Independent reading. Afternoon: pp. 53-60 Florida Reading Ready
Thursday – Finish any work from the day before that wasn’t finished. Read and discuss Bud, Not Buddy. Review Greek and Latin root words.
Friday – Summative test on Greek and Latin root words. Unfinished work. Learning Games.
Greek and Latin Root Words
Books by Christopher Paul Curtis:
Bud, Not Buddy
The Watsons go to Birmingham 1963
Elijah of Buxton
The Mighty Miss Malone
Bucking the Sarge
The Journey of Little Charlie
The Madman of Piney Woods
Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money
Mr. Chickee’s Messy Mission