W3,Q2 – 11/01/2021

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Journalism
Grade Level6th
Week #3
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Text Structure
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.6.R.2.1 – Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey meaning in texts.

ELA.6.R.2.2 – Analyze the central idea(s), implied or explicit, and its development throughout a text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will provide a statement of a theme or central idea of a text. Students will provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details. Students will provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. 

Students will provide an analysis of how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text. 

Students will provide an explanation of how the author’s point of view or purpose is conveyed in the text. 

Learning Criteria

Students will:

Analyze the purpose of specific sentences, paragraphs, chapters, or sections on the overall structure and meaning. 
Focus on how specific structural elements work together and/or help to develop ideas. 
Determine the author’s point of view or purpose in a text & to explain the strategies the author uses to convey point of view/purpose. 
Determine a central idea and how it is conveyed through particular details.

Classroom Activities
  • Read “Fears and Phobias” Informational Text
  • Annotate and Analyze Text Structure of “Fears and Phobias”
  • Complete “Fears and Phobias” Review Quiz
  • Research and describe different fears and phobias
Assignments Due
  • “Fears and Phobias” Quiz
  • Fears and Phobias Research
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.