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									                  6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

  Essential              Alignment to                      Stories/Skills               Reading Strategies                 Vocabulary/              Grammar/ Writing             Assessment/
 Questions                Standards                                                                                          Word Work                                         Significant Task
Quarter 1         6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and         Fiction                         Set parameters for a               Setting                    Visual literacy-end         Quarter 1
Unit 1             implied meaning to                -City Green T310 [Skills-         Writer’s Notebook and            Plot                          marks,                   Required:
Plot, Conflict,    comprehend text                       setting WB87,                 a vocabulary Notebook            Conflict/ Resolution          capitalization,          Write to a prompt
 and Setting      6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the                predicting WB86]                                               Sequence                      paragraphing
                   elements of fluency to            -A Dinner of Smells             Student inventories –              Accuracy                      (conventions)     Compose a
What makes         comprehend text                       T230 (folktale) [Skills-    reading and writing                Antonym/ Synonym              (Mechanically      story/memoir
 a good           6.R.3.1 Describe text                  plot/ conflict/ climax                                         Compare/ Contrast             Inclined)          SUW T247
 story?            structures to determine               WB65]                       Story elements: Plot,              Simile                     Auditory literacy-
                   meaning in fiction, nonfiction,
How do you                                           -The Fish Story T34                character, setting,             Imagery                       simile, metaphor
                   and poetry
 build a                                                 [Skills-conflict WB10,         theme, conflict [WB10]          Flashback                     [WB19] (voice,    Optional:
                  6.R.3.2 Describe literary
 story?            elements to determine                 cause and effect                                               Homonym                       word choice)     Compose a
What if your       meaning of text                       WB9]                        Cause and Effect [WB9]             Comprehension              Analyze the           character
 whole world      6.R.3.3 Describe literary          -Green Ribbon T22                                                  Multiple meaning            structure of a       sketch.(Write
 changed?          devices to determine                  [Skills-plot WB7, word      Comprehension                       words- mini lesson         story. SUW T247      Source)
                   meaning of text                       parts WB8,                     strategies:                      T582                      SUW Section 6
                  6.R.1.1 Expand word                    sequencing WB6]               Monitor for meaning                                         T243                Write a story from
                   meanings using word               Nonfiction                        Make connections                 Word Origins:              Organization          difference
                   categories and word parts         -Allen Jay and the                Fix-up strategies                Suffix                     Ideas                 perspectives.
                  6.R.1.2 Utilize context to             Underground                   Inferences                         -d                                             (Write Source)
                   comprehend words with                 Railroad T396               Rhyme and Rhythm                     -ed
                   multiple meanings                     (Historical Fiction)                                             -ing                                               Create a multi
                  6.W.1.1 Compose narrative              [Skills-inferences                                               -able                                                media project.
                   and descriptive text of three         WB106, context clues                                           Prefix                                                 (Write Source)
                   paragraphs                            WB108]                                                           un-
                  6.W.1.2 Revise the                 Poetry                                                               re-
                   organization of writing           -Genius T74[skills-setting
                  6.W.1.3 Identify purpose and
                                                         & characters WB21]
                   audience
                                                     Mini novel
                  6.W.1.4 Summarize
                   information from references       -Buddy, Not Buddy
                   to compose text                   -Jade Green
                  6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                   verb agreement
                  6.W.2.2 Identify and
                   incorporate pronouns
                  6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                   present narrative and
                   informative presentations
                  6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

   Essential              Alignment to                   Stories/Skills                 Reading Strategies                 Vocabulary/              Grammar/ Writing            Assessment/
  Questions                Standards                                                                                        Word Work                                          Significant Task
Quarter 1           6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and    Fiction-                           Review skills from prior           Accuracy                   Visual literacy-            Quarter 1
Unit 2               implied meaning to           -Phoenix Farm T202                    unit(s).                        Antonym/ Synonym              dialogue,                Required:
Analyzing            comprehend text                 [Skills- inferences             Theme/moral [Skill                 Compare/ Contrast             quotation marks,         Write to a prompt
 Character and      6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the          WB56, point of view                Builder WB 68]                  Characterization              commas
 Point of View       elements of fluency to          WB57]                           Conflict –                         Simile                        (Mechanically     Compose a
                     comprehend text              -What Snowman do at                   internal/external [TK           Imagery                       Inclined)          story/memoir
Which               6.R.3.1 Describe text            Night (picture book)               D38]                            Flashback                  Auditory literacy-    SUW T247
 characters are      structures to determine         [Skills-point of view]          Foreshadowing                      Point of view                 alliteration,
                     meaning in fiction,
 unforgettable?                                   -The Turtle and the                Imagery [TK F3]                    Dialogue                      hyperbole,
                     nonfiction, and poetry
When is there                                        Swan T44 [Skills-               Analyze characters and             Analyze                       onomatopoeia      Optional:
                    6.R.3.2 Describe literary
 strength in         elements to determine           character WB14,                    different points of view                                      (Smiley Faced    Compose a
 numbers?            meaning of text                 predicting WB13]                   [Skill Builder WB57]            Word Origins:                 Tricks)            character
What makes a        6.R.3.3 Describe literary     Poetry                             Comprehension                      Suffix                     SUW Section 9-        sketch.(Write
 hero?               devices to determine         -Genius T74[skills-setting            strategies:                       -ion                        RAFTS: Point of    Source)
How do you           meaning of text                 & characters WB21]              Questioning                          -er                         view
 deal with a        6.R.1.1 Expand word           Mini Novel                         Determine importance                 -est                     Organization        Write a story from
 bully?              meanings using word          -Indigo’s Star                     Direct and implied                                            Ideas                 difference
What would           categories and word parts    -Stepping on Cracks                   meaning                                                                          perspectives.
 you do for         6.R.1.2 Utilize context to                                       Inference [Skill Builder                                                            (Write Source)
 your family?        comprehend words with                                              WB56]
                     multiple meanings                                                                                                                                       Create a multi
                    6.W.1.1 Compose narrative                                                                                                                                  media project.
                     and descriptive text of                                                                                                                                   (Write Source)
                     three paragraphs
                    6.W.1.2 Revise the
                     organization of writing
                    6.W.1.3 Identify purpose
                     and audience
                    6.W.1.4 Summarize
                     information from
                     references to compose
                     text
                    6.W.2.1 Edit text for
                     subject-verb agreement
                    6.W.2.2 Identify and
                     incorporate pronouns
                    6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                        present narrative and
                        informative
                        presentations
                  6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

 Essential               Alignment to                      Stories/Skills                Reading Strategies                 Vocabulary/             Grammar/ Writing            Assessment/
 Questions                Standards                                                                                         Word Work                                          Significant Task

Quarter 1          6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and        Fiction                         Review skills learned in           Accuracy                   Visual literacy –           Quarter 1
Unit 3               implied meaning to              -Herbie T140 (play)                prior unit(s).                  Antonym/ Synonym              specific nouns,          Required:
Understanding        comprehend text                     [Skills-evaluation          Comprehension                      Compare/ Contrast             vivid verbs              Write to a prompt
 Theme             6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the               WB39, world                    strategies :                    Simile                     Auditory literacy-
                     elements of fluency to              origins/word parts          Visualizing [TK C5]                Imagery                       personification,         Compose a
What are life’s      comprehend text                     WB41, 42]                   Sensory images (Hooked             Flashback                     metaphors [Skill          story/memoir
 big lessons?      6.R.3.1 Describe text             -The Debate in Sign                on Meaning) [TK F3]             Noun                          Builder WB22]             SUW T247
Are there two        structures to determine             Language T240               Fact v. opinion [TK D7,            Verb                          subject/verb
                     meaning in fiction,
 sides to                                                (folktale) [Skills-theme       D31, E8]                                                   agreement,
                     nonfiction, and poetry
 every story?                                            WB68, multiple              Mood/tone                          Word Origins:                 pronouns                Optional:
                   6.R.3.2 Describe literary
Can memories         elements to determine               meaning WB69,                                                  Prefix                      Revise for content       Compose a
 keep the past       meaning of text                     compare/contrast                                                 pre-                     and detail. SUW             character
 alive?            6.R.3.3 Describe literary             WB67]                                                          Root                       T285                        sketch.(Write
When is a trip       devices to determine            Nonfiction                                                           circ                     Organization                Source)
 an                  meaning of text                 -Mountain Medicine                                                   port                     Ideas
 adventure?        6.R.1.1 Expand word                   T424 [Skills-figurative                                                                                             Write a story from
Should you           meanings using word                 language WB116,                                                                                                      difference
 live for the        categories and word parts           cause/effect WB115]                                                                                                  perspectives.
 present or        6.R.1.2 Utilize context to        Poetry                                                                                                                   (Write Source)
 the future?         comprehend words with           -The Final Score T372
                     multiple meanings                   [Skills-theme WB101]                                                                                                Create a multi
                   6.W.1.1 Compose narrative         Mini Novel                                                                                                                media project.
                     and descriptive text of three   -The Richest Man in                                                                                                       (Write Source)
                     paragraphs                      Town
                   6.W.1.2 Revise the                -If They Only Knew
                     organization of writing         -Peak
                   6.W.1.3 Identify purpose and
                     audience
                   6.W.1.4 Summarize
                     information from references
                     to compose text
                   6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                     verb agreement
                   6.W.2.2 Identify and
                     incorporate pronouns
                   6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                   present narrative and
                   informative presentations
                6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

  Essential            Alignment to                    Stories/Skills                 Reading Strategies                  Vocabulary/            Grammar/ Writing             Assessment/
 Questions               Standards                                                                                        Word Work                                          Significant Task
Quarter 2       6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and        Fiction                          Review skills learned in           Word work –                Auditory literacy –         Quarter 2
Unit 4            implied meaning to              -The True Story of the           prior unit(s).                      connotation/                 sentence                 Required:
Mood, Tone,       comprehend text                  Three Little Pigs (RT)          Comprehension                       denotation                   Structure,               Write to a prompt
 and Style      6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the           -Three Hundred Pesos             strategies:                        Compare/Contrast              fragments
                  elements of fluency to           T184                               Inference [TK D5,                  [TK D4, D22,               (sentence                Compose a
Who has           comprehend text                 Poetry                              D25, D26]                          D23]                       fluency), rhyme           personal piece
 style?         6.R.3.1 Describe text             -Windy Nights T62                   Summarization [TK               Rate                          and rhythm [Skill         of poetry for
How strong is     structures to determine          [Skills-cause/effect               D8, D34, D35]                   Idiom                         Builder WB18]             publication
                  meaning in fiction,
 peer                                              WB18]                              Monitor for meaning             Mood                       (Mechanically
                  nonfiction, and poetry
 pressure?                                        -Before the Game T353               Cause and effect [TK            Tone                          Inclined, Image
                6.R.3.2 Describe literary
What builds       elements to determine                                               D3, D16, D18, D20,              Inference                     Grammar)                 Optional:
 confidence?      meaning of text                                                     D21]                            Context clues- mini        Visual literacy -           Compose a
When are        6.R.3.3 Describe literary                                             Idioms                             lesson T570             commas                      compare/
 words not        devices to determine                                                Symbolism                                                  Voice                       contrast essay
 enough?          meaning of text                                                  Mood and tone [RT 416,             Word Origins:              Word Choice                 SUW T365
                6.R.1.1 Expand word                                                   417]                            Prefix                     Sentence Fluency
                  meanings using word                                              Compare/ contrast text               Dis-                                                 Compose a myth,
                  categories and word parts                                                                                                                                  legend, or tale
                6.R.1.2 Utilize context to                                                                                                                                   RT 745
                  comprehend words with
                  multiple meanings
                6.W.1.1 Compose narrative
                  and descriptive text of three
                  paragraphs
                6.W.1.2 Revise the
                  organization of writing
                6.W.1.3 Identify purpose and
                  audience
                6.W.1.4 Summarize
                  information from references
                  to compose text
                6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                  verb agreement
                6.W.2.2 Identify and
                  incorporate pronouns
                6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                present narrative and
                informative presentations
                6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

  Essential             Alignment to                     Stories/Skills               Reading Strategies                 Vocabulary/              Grammar/ Writing            Assessment/
 Questions               Standards                                                                                       Word Work                                           Significant Task
Quarter 2       6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and          Poetry (Unit 2 & 9)            Review skills learned in           Rate                       Poetry SUW T397             Quarter 2
Unit 5            implied meaning to                -Windy Nights T62                 prior unit(s).                  Stanza                     Respond in writing          Required:
Language of       comprehend text                      [Skills-rhyme &rhythm       Comprehension                      Verse                         to poetry                Write to a prompt
 Poetry         6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the                WB18)                          strategies                      Metaphor                   Present a piece of
                  elements of fluency to            -The Falling Star T70          Monitor for meaning                Rhyme scheme                  poetry                   Compose a
Where can         comprehend text                      [Skills-imagery WB20]       inferences                         Rhythm                     Voice                        personal piece
 you find a     6.R.3.1 Describe text               -Before the Game T352          organization                                                  Word Choice                  of poetry for
 poem?            structures to determine              [Skills-imagery WB97]       Visual literacy – line                                        Sentence fluency             publication
                  meaning in fiction, nonfiction,
Is goodness                                         -Dreams T78 [Skills-              breaks, poetic style
                  and poetry
 always                                                metaphor WB22]                 (RT 544-549
                6.R.3.2 Describe literary
 rewarded?        elements to determine                                            Auditory literacy – literary                                                              Optional:
Why do we         meaning of text                   Mini Novel                        devices, mood and                                                                      Compose a
 love sports?   6.R.3.3 Describe literary           -Love That Dog by                 tone, imagery, sensory                                                                 compare/
What are          devices to determine                 Sharon Creech                  details                                                                                contrast essay
 nature’s         meaning of text                                                  Poetry (RT 544-549)                                                                       SUW T365
 mysteries?     6.R.1.1 Expand word                                                   Appreciating, form,
When do           meanings using word                                                 rhyme, rhythm,                                                                         Compose a myth,
 attitudes        categories and word parts                                           alliteration,                                                                          legend, or tale
 need           6.R.1.2 Utilize context to                                         (Janet Allen resources)                                                                   RT 745
 adjusting?       comprehend words with
                  multiple meanings
                6.W.1.1 Compose narrative
                  and descriptive text of three
                  paragraphs
                6.W.1.2 Revise the
                  organization of writing
                6.W.1.3 Identify purpose and
                  audience
                6.W.1.4 Summarize
                  information from references
                  to compose text
                6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                  verb agreement
                6.W.2.2 Identify and
                  incorporate pronouns
                6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                present narrative and
                informative presentations
                 6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

  Essential              Alignment to                      Stories/Skills              Reading Strategies                 Vocabulary/              Grammar/ Writing            Assessment/
 Questions                Standards                                                                                        Word Work                                          Significant Task
Quarter 2        6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and          Fiction (Unit 1 & 6)           Review skills learned in           Theme                      Visual literacy –           Quarter 2
Unit 6             implied meaning to                -The Wooden Horse                 prior unit(s).                  Culture                     commas,                    Required:
Myths,             comprehend text                      T440 (legend) [Skills-      Text features in drama             Acronym                     semicolons                 Write to a prompt
 Legends,        6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the                cause/effect WB119]         Elements of a story                Prefix/ suffix- mini        (conventions)
 and Tales         elements of fluency to            -Three Hundred Pesos           Analyze theme [RT 640]               lesson T574              Auditory literacy –         Compose a
                   comprehend text                      T184 (folktale) [Skills-    Sequencing [Skill Builder          Root- mini lesson           introductory                personal piece
Why do we        6.R.3.1 Describe text                  compare/ contrast              WB111]                            T578                      phrases (sentence           of poetry for
 tell stories?     structures to determine              WB51]                       Comprehension                                                  fluency), imagery           publication
                   meaning in fiction, nonfiction,
Can we ever                                          -One Grain of Rice T414           strategies                      Word origins:               (ideas/content,
                   and poetry
 tame what’s                                          [Skills- sequencing           Identify Cause and effect          Root                        voice, word
                 6.R.3.2 Describe literary
 wild?             elements to determine              WB111, plot WB112,               [T440, Skill Builder              cent                      choice)                    Optional:
Why do we          meaning of text                    context clues WB113]             WB119]                          Suffix                                                 Compose a
 exaggerate?     6.R.3.3 Describe literary                                          Predict [Skill Builder               -ness                                                compare/
When is it         devices to determine                                                WB13]                                                                                  contrast essay
 time to let       meaning of text                                                  Compare and contrast                                                                      SUW T365
 go?             6.R.1.1 Expand word                                                   [Skill Builder WB51]
Is goodness        meanings using word                                              Identify universal theme                                                                  Compose a myth,
 always            categories and word parts                                        Analyze characteristics of                                                                legend, or tale
 rewarded?       6.R.1.2 Utilize context to                                            myths, legends, tales.                                                                 RT 745
                   comprehend words with                                               [RT 640]
                   multiple meanings
                 6.W.1.1 Compose narrative
                   and descriptive text of three
                   paragraphs
                 6.W.1.2 Revise the
                   organization of writing
                 6.W.1.3 Identify purpose and
                   audience
                 6.W.1.4 Summarize
                   information from references
                   to compose text
                 6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                   verb agreement
                 6.W.2.2 Identify and
                   incorporate pronouns
                 6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                 present narrative and
                 informative presentations
                 6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

   Essential              Alignment to                   Stories/Skills                Reading Strategies                Vocabulary/              Grammar/ Writing             Assessment/
  Questions                Standards                                                                                      Word Work                                           Significant Task
Quarter 3          6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and       Nonfiction (Unit 7 & 8)         Review skills learned in           Word Work                 Visual literacy –           Quarter 3
Unit 7               implied meaning to             -Kenny Roberts T268                prior unit(s).                  Multiple meaning           colons, dialogue,          Required:
Biography and        comprehend text                  [Skills-point of view         Comprehension                        words WB77               Capitalization             Write to a prompt
Autobiography      6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the            WB75, evaluating                 strategies                      Context Clues              (proper nouns)
                     elements of fluency to           WB74, multiple                Point of View [Skill                 WB84, WB140             Auditory literacy –         Compose a
What makes a         comprehend text                  meaning WB77]                    Builder WB75, WB79]             Main idea/                 onomatopoeia                persuasive
 person larger     6.R.3.1 Describe text            -Satchel Paige T294             Compare and contrast                 supporting               sensory details,            essay and/or
 than life?          structures to determine          [Skills- cause/effect            information.                      details                  hyperbole,                  informational
                     meaning in fiction,
How would you                                         WB82, context clues           Cause/effect [Skill Builder        Synthesize                 metaphor, simile            essay
                     nonfiction, and poetry
 like to be                                           WB84]                            WB82]                           Expression                SUW Section 9-
                   6.R.3.2 Describe literary
 remembered?         elements to determine          -Rosa Parks T324                Fact/Opinion [Skill builder                                   biographical and
Why attempt          meaning of text                  [Skills- point of view           WB90]                           Word origins:              autographical              Optional:
 the               6.R.3.3 Describe literary          WB79, fact/opinion            Characterization [Skill            Root                       sketches                   Biography
 impossible?         devices to determine             WB90]                            Builder WB138,                  auto                      Paraphrasing
How do you           meaning of text                -Helen Keller T506                 WB139]                                                    Note taking                 Autobiography
 unlock a          6.R.1.1 Expand word                (biography) [Skills-          Synthesize information.                                      Summarizing
 mystery?            meanings using word              compare/contrast WB              [Skill Builder WB74]                                      Works cited                 Compare/ contrast
                     categories and word parts        138, characterization         Analyze characteristics of                                   Bibliography
                   6.R.1.2 Utilize context to         WB139, context clues             biographies and                                           Sentence fluency            Cause/ effect
                     comprehend words with            WB140]                           autobiographies
                     multiple meanings              Poetry                          Determine main idea,
                   6.W.1.1 Compose narrative        -To Satch T299                     importance.
                     and descriptive text of        -Harriet Tubman T408            Trace chronological
                     three paragraphs               Graphic Novels                     order.
                   6.W.1.2 Revise the               Historical and science
                     organization of writing
                   6.W.1.3 Identify purpose
                     and audience
                   6.W.1.4 Summarize
                     information from
                     references to compose text
                   6.W.2.1 Edit text for subject-
                     verb agreement
                   6.W.2.2 Identify and
                     incorporate pronouns
                   6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                   present narrative and
                   informative presentations
                6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

Alignment to    Essential Questions                    Stories/Skills                   Reading Strategies                Vocabulary/             Grammar/ Writing             Assessment/
  Standards                                                                                                               Word Work                                           Significant Task
Quarter 3       6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and    Nonfiction (Unit 3 & 11)                Review skills learned in        Purpose                    Organization [SUW           Quarter 3
Unit 8            implied meaning to          -Titanic T86 [Skills-                    prior unit(s).                 Bibliography/ works           140]                     Required:
Information,      comprehend text                cause/effect WB23,                   Comprehension                      cited                   Thesis statements           Write to a prompt
Argument,       6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the          chronological order WB24,             strategies                     Subject                       [SUW 163]
and               elements of fluency to         multiple meaning WB26]               Recognize comparison/           Topic                      Transitions [SUW            Compose a
Persuasion        comprehend text             -Volcanoes T98- [main idea                 contrast elements.           Conclusion                    177]                      persuasive
                6.R.3.1 Describe text            and supporting details               Analyze, identify text          Expression                 Conclusions [SUW             essay and/or
Can               structures to determine        WB27-28, context clues                  features.                    Phrasing                      188]                      informational
                  meaning in fiction,
information                                      WB107]                               Identify author’s                                          SUW Section 5-               essay
                  nonfiction, and poetry
be trusted?                                   -Hunting Hurricanes T110                   message and                  Word origins:                 essays and
                6.R.3.2 Describe literary
How smart         elements to determine          [Skills- main idea and                  purpose.                     Root                          reports
are animals?      meaning of text                supporting details WB31,             Develop good guiding              Hydro                    SUW Section 9-              Optional:
How can we      6.R.3.3 Describe literary        text structure WB32]                    questions.                   Suffix                        persuasive               Editorial
uncover the       devices to determine        -King Tut’s Tomb T464                   Compose good topic                -s                          writing, compare/
past?             meaning of text                [Skills- main idea and                  sentences.                     -es                         contrast,                News Article
What’s the      6.R.1.1 Expand word              supporting details WB127,            Note taking skills                                            problem/ solution
full news         meanings using word            sequencing WB126, world              Summarizing and                                            Paraphrasing
story?            categories and word parts      origins/word parts WB128]               paraphrasing                                            Note taking
                6.R.1.2 Utilize context to    -The Trojan War: The                    Auditory literacy –                                        Summarizing
Unit 9            comprehend words with          Wooden Horse T440                    Visual literacy –                                          Works cited
Power of          multiple meanings              (legend) [Skills-                    Argument and                                               Bibliography
Research        6.W.1.1 Compose narrative        cause/effect WB119]                     Persuasion RT842-                                       Sentence fluency
                  and descriptive text of     -The Roman Games T450                      844
What is           three paragraphs               [Skills- text structure              Evaluate and support
 research?      6.W.1.2 Revise the               WB123, world origins/word               an argument
How do you        organization of writing        parts WB124, cause/effect
                6.W.1.3 Identify purpose
 know when                                       WB122]
                  and audience
 you know?                                    -The Longest Cemetery in
                6.W.1.4 Summarize
How do I          information from               the World T476 [Skills-
 answer my        references to compose          main idea and supporting
 questions?       text                           details WB130]
How do you      6.W.2.1 Edit text for         -The Lindbergh Kidnapping
 organize         subject-verb agreement         T526 (true account) [Skills-
 information?   6.W.2.2 Identify and             main ideas and supporting
                  incorporate pronouns           details WB142]
                6.LVS.1.2 Organize and        Graphic Novels
                present narrative and         Historical and science
                informative presentations
                 6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

Alignment to     Essential Questions                    Stories/Skills                   Reading Strategies                Vocabulary/             Grammar/ Writing             Assessment/
 Standards                                                                                                                 Word Work                                           Significant Task
Quarter 4        6.R.2.1 Utilize direct and    Suggested novels:                       Review comprehension            Review story               Writer’s Notebook           Quarter 4
Change             implied meaning to          View from Saturday by                      strategies                   elements:                  Choice writing              Write to a prompt
                   comprehend text                Koningsburg                          Review story elements:          -plot                      Writing genres
Lit circles or   6.R.2.2 Demonstrate the       When Zachary Beaver Came                -plot                           -setting                   -letters                    Lit Circles
 class novel.      elements of fluency to         to Town by Holt                      -setting                        -character                 -news articles              Persuasive
                   comprehend text             Heck, Superhero by Leavitt              -character                      -theme                     -persuasive                   activity/ debate
                 6.R.3.1 Describe text         Up on Cloud Nine by Fine                -theme                          -conflict                  -diary entries                (brochure,
                   structures to determine     Listening for Lions by Whelan           -conflict                                                  -response to                  commercial,
                   meaning in fiction,
                                               Becoming Naomi Leon by                                                  Review word                    literature                poster)
                   nonfiction, and poetry
                                                  Ryan                                                                 origins:                   -different                   Present/ act out
                 6.R.3.2 Describe literary
                   elements to determine       Sixth Grade Glommers,                                                   Roots                          perspectives             part of book
                   meaning of text                Norks, and Me by                                                     Prefixes                                                Or
                 6.R.3.3 Describe literary        Papademetriou                                                        Suffixes                   Review Traits                Re-write a
                   devices to determine        Samir and Yonatan by Carmi                                                                         Ideas                        section of the
                   meaning of text                                                                                                                Organization                 book
                 6.R.1.1 Expand word                                                                                                              Voice
                   meanings using word                                                                                                            Word Choice
                   categories and word parts                                                                                                      Sentence fluency            Class Novel:
                 6.R.1.2 Utilize context to                                                                                                       Revise                       Book review,
                   comprehend words with                                                                                                          Edit                           book cover,
                   multiple meanings                                                                                                              publish                        Blog
                 6.W.1.1 Compose narrative                                                                                                                                     Present/ act out
                   and descriptive text of
                                                                                                                                                                                 part of book
                   three paragraphs
                                                                                                                                                                               Or
                 6.W.1.2 Revise the
                   organization of writing                                                                                                                                     Re-write a
                 6.W.1.3 Identify purpose                                                                                                                                        section of the
                   and audience                                                                                                                                                  book
                 6.W.1.4 Summarize
                   information from
                   references to compose
                   text
                 6.W.2.1 Edit text for
                   subject-verb agreement
                 6.W.2.2 Identify and
                   incorporate pronouns
                 6.LVS.1.2 Organize and
                 present narrative and
                 informative presentations
6th Grade SPED Combo- All units include learning that involves problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, creativeness, and innovativeness.

								
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