|Unit of Instruction||First Days|
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|
Learn Classroom Policies and Procedures
Write Informative/Explanatory Text about yourself
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
Complete Syllabus and Contact Information Pages (Due 8/20)
Dreams Project (Personal Introduction Essay) (Due 8/20)