|Unit of Instruction||Curriculum Focus: Compare Author’s Choice|
LAFS.6.RL.1.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
LAFS.6.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
LAFS.6.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will provide a description of how the theme or central idea is conveyed through particular details. (RL.1.2)
Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases using the context of the text. (RL.2.4)
Students will provide a statement on the impact of a specific word choice on the meaning and tone of the overall text. (RL.2.4)
Determine theme and/or central idea
Frayer Vocabulary for “The First Day of School” Due 9/22
“The First Day of School” comprehension questions Due by 9/25
“The First Day of School” quiz Due by 9/25
“The First Day of School” assessment Due by 9/25
Complete a plot diagram on the short story “The First Day of School”
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.