W2,Q1 – 08/23/2021

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #2
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Text Structure and Author's Purpose
Standard(s) Taught

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

ELA.6.R.1.4 – Describe the impact of various poetic forms on meaning and style.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will provide a description of why the author wrote a memoir in verse form, and how this affected the meaning of the memoir (R.1.4)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Describe the structure of a memoir
  • Explain why the author wrote the text
  • Use text to draw inferences
  • Use vocabulary strategies
Classroom Activities
  • Read/discuss Brown Girl Dreaming excerpt
  • Discuss the structure of a memoir
  • Describe the impact of text structure on meaning
  • Complete text analysis
  • Complete text assessment
  • Create personal memoir


Assignments Due
  • Brown Girl Dreaming Assessment
  • Self-Reflective Memoir
Additional Resources

Remind Codes

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




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.