W2,Q1 – 09/08/2020

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #2
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Character Motivation and Development
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RL.1.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will provide a description of how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes towards a resolution. (RL.1.3)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

Describe characters’ responses using text evidence
Analyze plot developments over time
Use text to draw inferences
Create a character motivation chart
Use vocabulary strategies

Classroom Activities

Plot diagram
Frayer Model for vocabulary
Vocabulary strategy: Denotation & Connotation
Character Traits Chart
Read/discuss short story “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros

Assignments Due

No later than September 11

Plot Diagram – “Eleven”
Frayer Model Vocabulary
Comprehension questions pg 238

Additional Resources

Extension Activity

Create a continuum line of age maturity based on character’s reaction and using text evidence to support your justification.
*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.