Week of September 19

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ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Monday, September 19

Objective: I understand the main elements of sentences and paragraphs.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate

 

Key Questions: What is a complete sentence? What is a paragraph?

Assessment of Learning: Quiz, this Friday (or next Monday)

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now” activity: Quick Check/Rate Yourself –IP, BB/H
    • Scholars rank their level of understanding of nouns, verbs, sentences, and paragraphs….
  2. Whole Class Interactive Review -GP
    • Discussion/review of all concepts studied last week.
    • Scholars take notes during discussion
    • I (Ms. Ward) will chart responses.
    • Scholars should study their notes for our upcoming quiz.
  3. Lesson Closure: Exit Slip- Which concept or topic do you need to study the most?
  4. Launch with Scholar Affirmations

 

Differentiation: Scholars have 2 opportunities to evaluate and share their current level of understanding, which will help for differentiating future instruction.

Key Vocabulary: noun, verb, sentence, sentence fragment, run-on sentence, subject, predicate, capitalization, paragraph

Homework: study for the quiz

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Tuesday, September 20

Objective: I can work collaboratively within the classroom community.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply

Key Questions: Who are the members of our community?

Assessment of Learning: scholars share and learn more about each-other, and our classroom community.

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now” activity: Write two statements about yourself that are true (facts), and one that is not true (fiction) – IP, H
  2. Game: Fact or Fiction (like two truths and a lie) -GP
  3. Classmate BINGO – GP
  4. Lesson Closure: Why do we need to know about the members of our class?
  5. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: varied groupings, community building

Key Vocabulary: fact, fiction, community

Homework: Reading Comprehension

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Wednesday, September 21

Objective: I can effectively navigate content resources.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply

Key Questions: How do we use our ELA textbook?

Assessment of Learning: scholars will show understanding of the components of our 6th grade textbook, through partner work, discussion, and note-taking.

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now” activity: Quiz- Sentences and Paragraphs (IP)
  2. Textbook Introduction Activity (GP)
    • Getting to know our textbook…
      (Teacher-led Presentation)
    • Scholars follow instructions to browse our ELA text and complete a Target Tabs organizer
  3. Lesson Closure: Review Responses (GP)
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: Whole class and small groups

Key Vocabulary: textbook, table of contents, glossary, unit of study

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Thursday, September 22

Objective: I will show what I know about grade level concepts in Reading.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Apply

Key Questions: Where do I stand, academically, related to other 6th graders?

Assessment of Learning: NWEA MAP Test will evaluate scholars’ levels of reading readiness.

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now” activity: Log in to chromebook –DI/GP
  2. NWEA MAP test for Reading –IP
  3. Scholars may read quietly if they finish early. –IP
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: NWEA MAP test is a prescriptive test, tailored specifically for each scholar.

Key Vocabulary: Measures of Academic Progress

Homework: Reading Log (15 minutes of reading, and a short summary)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Friday, September 23

Objective: I understand the main parts of a short story.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand

Key Questions: What are the 5 main elements of a short story?

Assessment of Learning: Scholars rate themselves at the end of class.  More review next week, and a quiz.

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now” activity: Short Story Elements ‘pre-test’ – IP, BB/H
  2. Short Story Elements – Notes (DI, GP)
    • Video- “5 Things” plot elements
      • Plot
      • Character
      • Conflict
      • Theme
      • Setting
  1. Lesson Closure: fist to 5 rating scale to show understanding/comfort level with these terms
  2. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: music/video, fist to 5 safe rating scale

Key Vocabulary: plot, character, conflict, theme, setting


 

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