W1,Q1 – 08/16/2021

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #1
Unit of InstructionFirst Days
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.6.C.1.4 Write expository texts to explain and/or analyze information from multiple sources, using a logical organizational structure, relevant elaboration, and varied transitions.

ELA.6.C.3.1 Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.

ELA.6.R.1.1 Analyze how the interaction between characters contributes to the development of a plot in a literary text.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Teacher/Student Introductions

Learn Classroom Policies and Procedures

Write Informative/Explanatory Text about yourself

Classroom Activities

TENTATIVE Agenda for Week 1

Monday, 8/16: Introduce myself and model procedures/rules

                         Students complete self-introduction on index card

Tuesday, 8/17: Review and model procedures/rules

                       Introduce, model, and begin the Dreams Project

Wednesday, 8/18: Review and have students model procedures/rules

                             Review boxes on the Dreams Project; complete boxes and attached essay using boxes. Second half of the day DEAR Time (Drop Everything and Read!) once the student completes the Dreams Project.

Thursday, 8/19: Introduce and model a plot diagram, complete “Cloud Paper” of the Dreams Project.

Friday, 8/20: Practice plot diagrams and make tabs to complete personal ELA binder

Assignments Due

Introductions! 🙂 

Complete Syllabus and Contact Information Pages (Due 8/20)

Dreams Project (Personal Introduction Essay) (Due 8/20)

Additional Resources

Remind Codes

  • 1/5 Period: @db926k
  • 3/7 Period: @2b3k84
  • 4/8 Period: @28a8d4