Week of November 7

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ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Monday, November 7

CCSS:
RI 7 – Integrate information presented in different media or formats to develop a coherent understanding of a topic

RI 8 – Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not

I Can… identify and analyze persuasive writing techniques.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate
  • Analyze

Key Question: How do authors use Persuasive writing techniques to build an argument?

Assessment of Learning: effective note-taking, correct information in notes

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Vocabulary Notes – IP
  2. Page 938 – The Power of Persuasion –GP
    • Scholars work in pairs to read pg. 938, and complete the note-taking activity.

Differentiation:

  • opportunity to work whole-class for those who need assistance
  • “may do” choice board if finished early

Key Vocabulary: Claim, argument, supporting details, reasons, evidence

Homework:
Reading Log- Two entries due by Thursday (no school this Friday, Nov. 11)
Vocabulary Review- review vocabulary online (Quizlet)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Tuesday, November 8

CCSS:
RI 7 – Integrate information presented in different media or formats to develop a coherent understanding of a topic

RI 8 – Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not

I Can… show what I know about informational texts.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate
  • Analyze

Key Question: What techniques do authors use when writing informational texts?

Assessment of Learning: 6th Grade Interim 1 Assessment

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Vocabulary Notes – IP
  2. 6th Grade Interim 1 (Day 1)
    Part 1: Reading

    • Read (whole class) “Driven to Distraction” –GP
    • Respond to multiple-choice questions – IP
    • Complete written response – IP
  3. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: reading (whole-class)

Key Vocabulary: informational text terms, fiction terms

Homework:
Reading Log- Two entries due by Thursday (no school this Friday, Nov. 11)
Vocabulary Review- review vocabulary online (Quizlet)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Wednesday, November 9

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not

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.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


I Can…
effectively analyze narrative and informational texts.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate
  • Analyze

Key Questions: What techniques do authors use when writing narrative and informational texts?

Assessment of Learning: 6th Grade Interim 1 Assessment

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Interim Prep (pencils, test booklet, answer sheet) – GP
  2. 6th Grade Interim 1 (Day 2) –GP, IP
    Part 1: Reading

    • Read (whole class, guided) “The Secret Among the Stones” –GP
    • Respond to multiple-choice questions – IP
    • Complete written response – IP
  3. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: whole-class guided reading (scaffolding)

Key Vocabulary: informational text terms, fiction terms

Homework:
Reading Log – 2 entries due Thursday (tomorrow)

 


 

ELA 6 Lesson Plan (Ward)

Date: Thursday, November 10

CCSS:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not

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.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


I Can…
effectively analyze narrative and informational texts.

Bloom’s Level of Rigor

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Evaluate
  • Analyze

Key Questions: What techniques do authors use when writing narrative and informational texts?

Assessment of Learning: 6th Grade Interim 1 Assessment

Learning Agenda:

  1. Do Now: Interim Prep (pencils, test booklet, answer sheet) – GP
  2. 6th Grade Interim 1 (Day 3) –GP, IP

Part 2: Writing and Research

  • Respond to multiple-choice questions – IP
  • Complete written response – IP
  1. Launch with Affirmations

Differentiation: whole-class guided reading, where needed (scaffolding)

Key Vocabulary: informational text terms, fiction terms

 

Note: No school tomorrow.  Have a great weekend!


 

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