Q3 W10 3/9-3/12

Digital ELA/Reading Resources:

Classroom Connect

iReady: located in vPortal

Office365: located in vPortal

FOCUS Gradebook: located in vPortal

IXL: www.ixl.com

ThinkCERCA: www.thinkcerca.com

NewsELA:  www.newsela.com

Remind app:  class codes listed at bottom of each week’s lesson plans

Email:  simmonsk@ivyhawnschool.org

            kmsimmon@volusia.k12.fl.us

TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #3/9-3/12
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Literature Reflects Life – Inferences, Theme, and Point of View
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RL.1.1: Cite several pieces of 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 analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

LAFS.6.RL.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will provide detailed analysis of what the text states and what is implied. (RL.1.1)

Students will understand the theme and how it is developed. (RL.1.2)

Students will determine the author’s purpose in a piece of literature. (RL.2.6)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

* Support what is directly stated in the text or to draw inferences. (RL.1.1)

* Use details to determine the central idea and analyze its development. (RL.1.2)

* Use key details to explain the author’s point of view. (RL.2.6)

Classroom Activities

The Hobbit 

Chapters 6-7 Reading Guides

Hobbit:  Hero’s Journey Essay

Write a 5-paragraph essay with a 3-point thesis describing the ways that Bilbo has grown and changed so far in the novel.  

Monday: Intro Paragraph–hook, background knowledge, 3-point thesis.

Body 1–transition word, restate point 1 of thesis, evidence in quotations directly from the text, explanation of quote and elaboration on how it supports point 1.

Tuesday: Body 2–transition word, restate point 2 of thesis, evidence in quotations directly from the text, explanation of quote and elaboration on how it supports point 2.

Wednesday: Body 3–transition word, restate point 1 of thesis, evidence in quotations directly from the text, explanation of quote and elaboration on how it supports point 3.

Thursday: Conclusion:  restate thesis in a new way, connect to themes to the world 

FSA writing prep standards & iReady

Assignments Due

The Hobbit PDF

Additional Resources

*Accommodations:

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.