Week of October 17

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ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Monday, October 17

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.6
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

I Can…learn and comprehend grade level academic vocabulary.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor: Understand

Key Questions: How can we learn and use appropriate academic vocabulary in ELA class?

Assessment of Learning: scholars have recorded academic vocabulary in composition books

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Prepare your new class notebook -GP
  2. Notebook Expectations (notes) -GP
  3. Academic Vocabulary (notes) -GP
  4. Lesson Closure: Plot Elements (5 Things) video
  5. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: video, presentation with images

Key Vocabulary: plot, central conflict, internal conflict, external conflict, rising action, author’s purpose

Homework: Review vocabulary at https://quizlet.com/_2n24tj

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Tuesday, October 18

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

I Can…monitor my reading to increase comprehension.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How do we read to comprehend?

Assessment of Learning: scholars have a general comprehension of the story’s plot.

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: “Shame” Quick Write –BB/H, IP
  2. Pair Share with a partner –GP
  3. Whole Class Discussion –GP
    • What is shame?
    • What does it feel like to be ashamed?
  4. Reading: “Shame” by Richard Gregory –GP, IP
    • Monitoring: scholars record notes and questions using a T-chart
    • Pair/Share Notes
  5. Lesson Closure: Whole Class Discussion of Notes/Questions
  6. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: pair/share

Key Vocabulary: shame, author, autobiography, plot

Homework: Reading Log

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Wednesday, October 19

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

I Can…describe how the main character changes throughout the plot.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How does the author develop characters throughout the story?

Assessment of Learning: scholars write a constructed response, describing how the main character changes as the plot unfolds.

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Write a gist summary of the story “Shame”
    -Using Google Classroom
  2. Read and respond to two scholars’ responses.
  3. Constructed Response (Google Classroom)
    Explain how Richard’s character changes as the plot unfolds.
  4. Lesson Closure: whole-class discussion to review responses
  5. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: google classroom (technology), publishing and sharing, whole-class review

Key Vocabulary: plot, gist summary, main character, author

Homework: review unit vocabulary at https://quizlet.com/_2n24tj

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Thursday, October 20

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.5
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

I Can…comprehend, identify, and analyze plot elements in a short story.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze
  • Create

Key Questions: How does an author build a story?

Assessment of Learning: Scholars create a plot map/diagram to demonstrate comprehension of plot elements in the story, “Shame”.

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Grammar QuickShot –IP
  2. Plot Analysis – GP
    • Work with a partner to complete a plot map/diagram.
    • Use the story, “Shame” as a reference.
  3. Lesson Closure: Exit Slip – Author’s Purpose (Google Classroom) –IP
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: pair-work, quick-shot choice, technology exit slip

Key Vocabulary: plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, author’s purpose

Homework: Reading Log

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Friday, October 21

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
I Can…identify and explain conflict, rising action, and author’s purpose.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How does an author build a story?

Assessment of Learning: Scholars analyze the text to identify and explain conflict, rising action, and author’s purpose (Target Tabs).

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Grammar QuickShot –IP
  2. Thinking Through The Story (Target Tabs) –GP, IP
    • Gist summary
    • Central Conflict and Evidence
    • Rising Action and Evidence
    • Author’s Purpose
    • Text-to-Self Connection
  3. Lesson Closure: Accountable Talk Discussion
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: Target Tabs, QuickShot Choice, Pair/Share

Key Vocabulary: gist summary, plot, central conflict, rising action, author’s purpose, evidence, character traits, resolution, theme

Homework: review plot elements vocabulary at https://quizlet.com/_2n24tj


 

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