W4Q1: 09/07/21

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #4
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Argumentative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

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

ELA.6.C.1.3 – Write and support a claim using logical reasoning, relevant evidence from sources, elaboration, and a logical organizational structure with varied transitions.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will provide a description of how the central idea is conveyed through particular details. (R.2.2)

Students will plan and construct an argument. (C.1.3)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

Determine central idea of an informational text
Summarize text without opinions or judgements
Use text to draw inferences
Determine figurative & connotative meanings
Construct an argument

Classroom Activities
  • Read “The Toughest Sled Dog Race in the World”
  • Create a T-Chart answering the prompt: “Should or should not sled dogs be used in racing?”
  • Create an outline answering the sled dogs prompt
  • Create 2 body paragraphs answering the sled dogs prompt
  • Complete HMH Diagnostic
  • Complete IXL T.1 and T.2
Assignments Due
  • IXL T.1 and T.2
  • HMH Diagnostic
  • Argument Outline & Body Paragraphs
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.