Quarter 4 Week 7 May 10 – 14, 2021

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #7
Unit of InstructionThe True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, discussions, vocabulary, story writing
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.Level 3

LAFS.6.RL.2.6 Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.Level 2

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.Level 3

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.Level 3

LAFS.6.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 68 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Monday – Go over Vocabulary, Classroom Connect, Read True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Tuesday – Vocabulary review, finish The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, begin short story. You need to have decided these things by tomorrow:

  1. Main Character
  2. Setting
  3. Time Frame
  4. What does the main character want? How does he think he’s going to get it? What problems will stand in his way? How does he overcome his problems? Dr. Forney will approve these and give you a starting grade tomorrow.

Wednesday – Morning: Writing on Short Story  Afternoon: Review Vocabulary, Write

Thursday – Write Short Story

Friday – Summative Vocabulary Test, Write Short Story

Assignments Due


  1. ebbed – the movement of the tide out to sea, something that is leaving quickly
  2. ruefully – in a way that expresses sorrow or regret, especially in a wry or humorous manner
  3. brig – a small prison on board a ship
  4. portrait –  someone’s likeness by photo or skilled drawing
  5. musket –  a light gun with a long barrel, typically smooth-bored, and muzzle-loading
  6. tinder box – a box containing tinder, flint, a steel, and other items for kindling fires
  7. vaguest memories – faint memories, having to think way back
  8. mate – friend
  9. crucial – extremely important
  10. held sway – to have power or a very strong influence over

Short Story

  1. 2-3 typed pages
  2. Due on or before May 21 5:00
  3. Spellchecked
  4. No Mistakes
  5. Read it Aloud
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