Week of October 3

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ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Monday, October 3

CCSS: RL 3, RL 5

I can…  identify and describe the main plot elements.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze

Key Questions: What happens in a story?

Assessment of Learning: Text Analysis “Boar Out There”

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now”: Good News (What’s good in your life?) – IP
  2. Read “What Happens in a Story?” pg 30 – GP
  3. Pairs/Trios: Exposition and Rising Action, pg 31 (10-15 min) – GP
    • Scholars work in pairs to close read “The Bracelet”
    • Scholars work in pairs to close read “You’re not a Winner, Unless…”
  4. Text Analysis: “Boar Out There” pgs 32-33
    • Scholars record responses on lined paper.
    • Analyze exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
  5. Lesson Closure: fist-to-five check for understanding
  6. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: various groupings

Key Vocabulary: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

Homework: review unit vocabulary

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Tuesday, October 4

CCSS: RL 1, RL 5

I can … analyze the text, and identify plot elements.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How do you build a story? What are the parts of a story?

Assessment of Learning: Multiple-choice quiz (Plot Elements)

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now”: Face Your Fears (pg. 34) –BB/H, IP
  2. What do You Fear Most? (pg 34) – GP
    • Read aloud, and discuss “Do now” responses
  3. Text Analysis: Plot Elements (pg. 35) – GP
    • Read aloud and discuss
  4. Reading Strategy: Monitor (pg 35) – GP
    • Read aloud and discuss
    • Prepare for Questions and Answers double-entry notes
  5. Vocabulary in Context (pg 35) – GP
    • Scholars replace new words (narrative, relentless, prop, smirk) with familiar terms, in context
  6. Lesson Closure: short multiple-choice quiz over plot elements
  7. Launch with Affirmations

 

Differentiation: pair/share, annotation/notes, exit slip

Key Vocabulary: plot, exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution / denouement

Homework: Reading Log – read at least 15 minutes and complete reading log

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Wednesday, October 5

CCSS:  RL 1, RL 3, RL 5

I can…comprehend a short story, and identify plot elements.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How do you build a story?

Assessment of Learning:

  • Scholars successfully identify all key plot elements in the story.
  • Scholars demonstrate comprehension of the story.

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now”: Preview Vocabulary / Predict the Conflict –BB/H, IP
    What do you think the main conflict will be in “The School Play”?
  2. Reading: “The School Play” (pgs 36 – 42) – GP
    • Scholars monitor comprehension with guiding questions.
    • Scholars analyze plot elements with guiding questions.
    • Scholars utilize double-entry notes (questions and answers) while reading.
  3. Lesson Closure: Exit Slip – Write a short summary or review of the story. –IP
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: annotation/notes, exit slip

Key Vocabulary: analysis, plot, conflict, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, (prop, smirk, relentless, narrative)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Thursday, October 6

CCSS: RL 1, RL 3, RL 5, L 1

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

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze

Key Questions: How do you build a story?

Assessment of Learning: “After Reading” activities for comprehension, vocabulary review, and plot anaylsis

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now”: Conflict/Resolution –BB/H, IP
    What was the main conflict in “The School Play”? How was the conflict resolved?
  2. “After Reading” Activities –GP, IP
    • Reflection and Comprehension (pg 43)
    • Vocabulary in Context (pg 44: #1-4)
    • Language: Grammar in Context (Sentence Fragments) – pg. 45
  3. Lesson Closure: Fist to Five – comprehension/comfort level
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: various groupings, friendly fist-to-five

Key Vocabulary: plot, conflict, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

Homework: review unit vocabulary (quiz tomorrow)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Friday, October 7

CCSS: RL 1, RL 3, RL 5

I Can… analyze the text, and identify plot elements.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply

Key Questions: How do you build a story?

Assessment of Learning: Plot Elements Quiz

Learning Agenda:

  1. “Do Now”: Quiz – plot elements in “The School Play” –IP
  2. Review Games and Activities – GP
    • Create flash cards and/or foldables
    • Create a plot map diagram
    • Play a game of plot elements BINGO
  3. Lesson Closure: Exit Slip – fill in the mini plot map –IP
  4. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: various groupings, review games, formative assessment

Key Vocabulary: plot, conflict, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution


 

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