English Language Arts

  • Week of 11/18/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RL.1.3 – Describe how a particular story’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes, as well as, how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.  

    Monday - Unit 3 Root Words homework due

    Block Day - Book Chat #5 due


    Week of 11/11/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims with clear reason and relevant evidence.

    Monday - Unit 2 Root Words homework due

    Wednesday - "Should Animals be Kept in Zoos? (argumentuve essay) due


    Week of 11/4/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RL.3.7 – Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” or “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch. (Tuesday); LAFS.6.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims with clear reason and relevant evidence. 


    Week of 10/28/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.W.1.3 - Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

    Mood and Tone Cornell Notes

    Block Day - Book Chat Due (Poetry); Black Out Poem due


    Week of 10/21/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RL.1.1 – Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text; LAFS.6.RI.3.8 – 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; 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.

    Block Day - Selection Test


    Week of 10/14/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.

     

    Week of 10/7/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.

    Wednesday: All missing or work to be redone is due


    Week of 9/30/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.

    Block Day: Book Chat #3 Due


    Week of 9/23/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.

    Wednesday: Vocabulary Quiz

    Block Day: "A Night to Remember" Selection Test


    Week of 9/16/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: 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.

    Block Day: Book Chat #2 Due


    Week of 9/9/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. 

    Block Day: Informative Essay - How are tornadoes and hurricanes alike and different? 


    Week of 8/26/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RI.2.5 – Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas. LAFS.6.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. 

    Block Day: Book Chat #1 Due


    Week of 8/19/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RI.2.5 – Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

    Block Day: "Mammoth Shakes and Monster Waves" Selection Test


    Week of 8/12/19

    Standard(s) Addressed: LAFS.6.RI.2.5 – Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

    Class Novel: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen 

    Cause and Effect Cornell Notes