W5,Q1 – 09/28/20

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6th
Week #5
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Compare Author’s Choice
Standard(s) Taught

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

Learning Target

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)

Students will compare and contrast texts in different forms in terms of their approaches to similar topics (RL.3.9)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

Describe how theme is conveyed in text details
Use text to determine words/phrases meaning & impact
Use text to draw inferences & understand tone and mood

Classroom Activities

Edgenuity practice & iReady lesson
Ready Florida workbook (Unit 2)
Work with various reading & writing strategies
Reviewing VCS Baseline Writing Prompt
Determine theme and analyze text “The First Day of School”
Vocabulary strategy: Denotation, connotation, inference, tone, mood

Assignments Due

“The First Day of School” comprehension questions (formative) Due by 9/29

“The First Day of School” quiz (formative) Due by 9/29

“The First Day of School” assessment Due (summative) by 9/30

Additional Resources

MUST HAVE WIRED EARBUDS/HEADPHONES FOR iREADY

Extension Activity: Compare & contrast texts in different forms in terms of their approaches to similar topics

*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.