ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS GRADE 6

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					                                                       ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                   GRADE 6
Timeframe      Standards                                       Resources                Integration     Instructional          Short Cycle
                                                                                        Opportunities   Strategies             Assessments
Week 1         6.LD-D.1                                        The First Days of                        Explicit instruction   Teacher
               Apply understanding of agreed-upon rules and    School                                   and modeling of        Observation
               individual roles to make decisions, including   by Harry Wong                            procedures and
Procedural     eliciting and considering suggestions from                                               routines for the
Lessons for    each group member, defining individuals’        www.canteach.ca                          literacy block using
Effective      roles and responsibilities, and coming to                                                the scaffold
Instruction    consensus.                                      www.educationworld.c                     framework
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                                                               Textbook: Houghton-
                                                               Mifflin

                                                               Procedural Lessons for
                                                               Effective Instruction




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                        GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                           Resources                  Integration        Instructional      Short Cycle
                                                                                              Opportunities      Strategies         Assessments
Week 2         6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-             Textbook: Houghton-        Cross Curricular   Small group        Back to school
               upon rules and individual roles to make             Mifflin                    Activities:        Instruction        assessments
               decisions, including eliciting and considering
Back to        suggestions from each group member,                 •TE: BTS 2-22              TE: 23I-23J        Whole group        Phonics decoding
School: A      defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,                                                 Instruction        screening test
Mummy          and coming to consensus.                            • Introducing Strategies
Mystery                                                            TE: BTS 4-19                                  Differentiated     Baseline group
                                                                                                                 Instruction        test
                                                                   • Learning more about
Introduction                                                       your students BTS 20                          Independent        Monitoring
to the                                                                                                           Learning Centers   Student Progress
Literacy                                                           • Planning BTS 21-22                                             If….Then
Block                                                                                                            Read Aloud         Assessments
                                                                     The 80 - 90 minute or
                                                                   120 minute Literacy                           Think aloud
                                                                   Block, depending upon
                                                                   building scheduling                           Teacher modeling




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources                Integration        Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                           Opportunities      Strategies          Assessments
Week 3         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-      Cross Curricular   Small group         Teacher Created
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                  Activities:        Instruction         Think Link
               English language structure, Greek and                                                                              Assessment
Theme 1:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    •TE: 24A-47R             •TE: 25E-F         Whole group         6.IT-E.3
Courage        -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                            •TE: 47M-N         Instruction         6.LT-C.1
               anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              • Suffixes TE: 47C
Selection 1:                                                                                                  Differentiated      Selection Tests
Read Aloud:    6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,             • Short Vowels TE: 47-                      Instruction
               example, and restatement to determine the          F                                                               Theme Skills Test
The Rescuer    meanings of unfamiliar words and words                                                         Independent
from Lime      with multiple meanings in context.                 • Using Context TE:                         Learning Centers    Integrated Theme
Rock                                                              47G                                                             Test
               6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                                                              Read Aloud
Anthology:     importance of shades of meaning in                 •Vocabulary TE: 27                                              Benchmark
               determining word choice in a piece of                                                          Cooperative         Progress Test
Hatchet        literature.                                        •Leveled Readers TE:                        Learning
                                                                  47O-R                                                           Monitoring
RW             6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                                                                  Think aloud         Student Progress
Workshop:      pronunciations, alternate word choices,            • Read Aloud TE: 25H-                                           If….Then
Personal       correct spellings, and parts of speech or          H                                           Teacher modeling:   Assessments
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,                                                          I DO, WE DO,
Narrative      thesauri, and other resources (printed and         • During Reading:                           YOU DO
               electronic).                                       Summarize, draw
                                                                  conclusions, story
               6.LD-V.9 Determine the meaning of                  structure, make
               figurative language, including similes,            inferences, compare
               metaphors, personification, and grade              and contrast, make
               appropriate idioms.                                judgments TE: 28-45

                                                                  • Noting Details TE:
                                                                  47A-B, 28, 30, 33, 34




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                                                            ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                          GRADE 6

Timeframe        Standards                                           Resources                Integration     Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                              Opportunities   Strategies      Assessments
Week 3 -         6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author’s          RW Workshop:
Continued        stated purpose, main ideas, supporting              TE 47S-49H
                 ideas, and supporting evidence.
                                                                     • Sentences TE: 47I-J
Theme 1:          6.IT-E.3 Identify and use organizational
Courage          structures in text, including chronological         • Writing Instructions
                 order, comparison and contrast, cause and           TE: 47K-L
Selection 1:     effect, logical order, and classification
                 schemes.                                            • Propaganda TE: 35
Read Aloud:                                                          See also:
The Rescuer 6.LT-C.1 Analyze the relevance of the                    Extra Support Manual
from Lime    setting (e.g., time, place, and situation) to           Challenge Handbook
Rock         the mood and tone of the text.                          Classroom
                                                                     Management Handbook
                 6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of
Anthology:       detail and precision of language after              ELL Handbook
Hatchet          determining where to add sensory detail and
                 rearrange text.                                     Leveled Reader Guide
RW
Workshop:        6.M.1 Identify persuasive and propaganda            Transparencies
                 techniques used in television; identify false
Personal         and misleading information.                         Blackline Masters
Narrative
                 6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-
                 upon rules and individual roles to make
                 decisions, including eliciting and considering
                 suggestions from each group member,
                 defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,
                 and coming to consensus.




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources                 Integration        Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                            Opportunities      Strategies          Assessments
Week 4         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-       Cross Curricular   Small group         Teacher Created
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                   Activities:        Instruction         Think Link
               English language structure, Greek and                                                                               Assessments
Theme 1:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    • TE: 49I-71R             •TE: 49Q-R         Whole group         6.IT-E.3
Courage        -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                             • TE: 71M-N        Instruction         6.LT-C.1
               anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              • Syllabication TE: 71C
Selection 2:                                                                                                   Differentiated      Selection Tests
Read Aloud:     6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,            • Long Vowels TE:                            Instruction
               example, and restatement to determine the          71D-F                                                            Theme Skills Test
Courage is     meanings of unfamiliar words and words                                                          Independent
Something      with multiple meanings in context.                 •: Leveled Readers                           Learning Centers    Integrated Theme
Everyone                                                          71O-R                                                            Test
Has Inside     6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                                                               Read Aloud
Them           importance of shades of meaning in                 • Vocabulary TE: 51                                              Benchmark
               determining word choice in a piece of                                                           Cooperative         Progress Test
               literature.                                        • During Reading:                            Learning
Anthology:                                                        Summarize, draw                                                  Monitoring
Passage to      6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                     conclusions, story                           Think aloud         Student Progress
Freedom        pronunciations, alternate word choices,            structure, make                                                  If….Then
               correct spellings, and parts of speech or          inferences, compare                          Teacher modeling:   Assessments
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,              and contrast, make                           I DO, WE DO,
RW             thesauri, and other resources (printed and         judgments, author’s                          YOU DO
Workshop:      electronic).                                       viewpoint, noting
Personal                                                          details, main idea,
Narrative      6.LD-V.9 Determine the meaning of                  predicting, fact and
               figurative language, including similes,            opinion TE: 50-67
               metaphors, personification, and grade
               appropriate idioms.                                • Read Aloud TE: 49S-
                                                                  T

                                                                  • Making Judgments
                                                                  TE: 49S, 52, 63, 66,
                                                                  71A-B




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6
Timeframe      Standards                                           Resources               Integration     Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                           Opportunities   Strategies      Assessments
Week 4 -       6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author’s          RW Workshop:
Continued      stated purpose, main ideas, supporting              TE 47S-49H
               ideas, and supporting evidence.                     • Sentences TE: 71I-J
                                                                   • Writing a memo TE:
Theme 1:       6.IT-E.3 Identify and use organizational            71K-L
Courage        structures in text, including chronological
               order, comparison and contrast, cause and           See also:
Selection 2:   effect, logical order, and classification           Extra Support Manual
               schemes.
Read Aloud:                                                        Challenge Handbook
Courage is     6.LT-C.1 Analyze the relevance of the
Something      setting (e.g., time, place, and situation) to       Classroom
Everyone       the mood and tone of the text.                      Management Handbook
Has Inside
               6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of          ELL Handbook
Them           detail and precision of language after
               determining where to add sensory detail and         Leveled Reader Guide
Anthology:     rearrange text.
Passage to                                                         Transparencies
Freedom        6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-
               upon rules and individual roles to make             Blackline Masters
               decisions, including eliciting and considering
RW             suggestions from each group member,
Workshop:      defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,
Personal       and coming to consensus.
Narrative




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources                 Integration        Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                            Opportunities      Strategies          Assessments
Week 5         6.LT-P.7 Respond to and analyze the effects        Textbook: Houghton-       Cross Curricular   Small group         Teacher Created
               of figurative language (personification,           Mifflin                   Activities:        Instruction         Think Link
               metaphor, simile, hyperbole) and graphics                                    •TE: 117I-J                            Assessment
Theme 1:       (capital letters) to uncover the meaning of a      •TE: 117A-135R                               Whole group         6.IT-E.3
Courage        poem.                                                                                           Instruction         6.LT-C.1
                                                                  • Understanding Poetry
Focus on        6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                 117K-L, 135 A-B                              Differentiated      Selection Tests
Poetry         importance of shades of meaning in                                                              Instruction
               determining word choice in a piece of              •Vocabulary TE: 119                                              Theme Skills Test
               literature.                                                                                     Independent
                                                                  •Lyric and Narrative                         Learning Centers    Integrated Theme
               6.LT-TN.10 Identify stylistic elements such        Poetry TE 123                                                    Test
               as hyperbole, refrain, and simile in traditional                                                Read Aloud
               literature.                                        •Visualizing TE: 125                                             Benchmark
                                                                                                               Cooperative         Progress Test
               6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  •Haiku TE: 129                               Learning
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of                                                                                Monitoring
               English language structure, Greek and              • Narrator of a poem                         Think aloud         Student Progress
               Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    TE: 131                                                          If….Then
               -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                                                Teacher modeling:   Assessments
               anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              • Prefixes and Suffixes                      I DO, WE DO,
                                                                  TE: 135C                                     YOU DO
               6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve the level
               of detail and precision of language after          •Spelling TE: 135D-F
               determining where to add sensory
               detail and rearrange text.                         • Sentences TE: 135I-J

                                                                  •Writing a poem TE:
                                                                  135K-L




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources                  Integration             Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                             Opportunities           Strategies          Assessments
Week 6         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-        Cross Curricular        Small group         ThinkLink
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                    Activities:             Instruction
               English language structure, Greek and                                                                                     Selection Tests
Theme 1:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    •TE 71S-93R                •TE: 71AA-BB            Whole group
Courage        -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                                                      Instruction         Theme Skills Test
               anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              • Vocabulary TE: 72-       • TE: 93M-N
Selection 3:                                                      73, 76                                             Differentiated      Integrated Theme
Read Aloud:    6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,                                        • Social Studies link   Instruction         Test
               example, and restatement to determine the          • Vivid verbs TE: 79       90-93
Rosie to the   meanings of unfamiliar words and words                                                                Independent         Benchmark
Rescue         with multiple meanings in context.                 • Prefixes TE: 93C                                 Learning Centers    Progress Test
Anthology:
Climb or       6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                  • Spelling: 93D-F                                  Read Aloud          Monitoring
Die            importance of shades of meaning in                                                                                        Student Progress
               determining word choice in a piece of              • Read Aloud TE:                                   Cooperative         If….Then
               literature.                                        71CC-DD                                            Learning            Assessments
RW
Workshop:      6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                      •Sequence of events                                Think aloud
Personal       pronunciations, alternate word choices,            TE: 71CC, 74, 77,
Narrative      correct spellings, and parts of speech or          93A-B                                              Teacher modeling:
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,                                                                 I DO, WE DO,
               thesauri, and other resources (printed and         • Story Structure TE: 83                           YOU DO
               electronic).
                                                                  • Leveled readers 93O-
                                                                  R

                                                                  • Writing a friendly
                                                                  letter TE: 93K-L

                                                                  • Sentences TE: 93I-J




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                        GRADE 6
Timeframe                       Standards                               Resources          Integration    Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                          Opportunities    Strategies     Assessments
Week 6         6.LD-V.9 Determine the meaning of                   • During Reading:
               figurative language, including similes,             Summarize, draw
               metaphors, personification, and grade               conclusions, story
Theme 1:       appropriate idioms.                                 structure, make
Courage                                                            inferences, compare
               6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author’s          and contrast, make
Selection 3:   stated purpose, main ideas, supporting              judgments, author’s
Read Aloud:    ideas, and supporting evidence.                     viewpoint, noting
                                                                   details, main idea,
Rosie to the   6.IT-E.3 Identify and use organizational            predicting, fact and
Rescue         structures in text, including chronological         opinion, sequence of
Anthology:     order, comparison and contrast, cause and           events TE: 72-89
Climb or       effect, logical order, and classification
Die            schemes.                                            See also:
                                                                   Extra Support Manual
               6.LT-C.1 Analyze the relevance of the
RW             setting (e.g., time, place, and situation) to       Challenge Handbook
Workshop:      the mood and tone of the text,
Personal                                                           Classroom
Narrative      6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of          Management Handbook
               detail and precision.
                                                                   ELL Handbook
               6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-
               upon rules and individual roles to make             Leveled Reader Guide
               decisions, including eliciting and considering
               suggestions from each group member,                 Transparencies
               defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,
               and coming to consensus.                            Blackline Masters




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe                       Standards                              Resources              Integration           Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                             Opportunities           Strategies         Assessments
Week 7         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-      Cross Curricular        Small group         Teacher Created
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                  Activities:             Instruction         Think Link
               English language structure, Greek and                                       •TE: 93AA-BB                                Assessment:
Theme 1:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    •TE 93S-115R             • TE: 115M-N            Whole group         6.IT-E.3
Courage        -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                            • Social Studies Link   Instruction         6.LT-C.1
               anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              •Possessives and         TE: 112-115
Selection 4:                                                      contractions TE: 115C                            Differentiated      Selection Tests
Read Aloud:    6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,                                                              Instruction
               example, and restatement to determine the          • Spelling 115D-F                                                    Theme Skills Test
Storm at       meanings of unfamiliar words and words                                                              Independent
Tempest        with multiple meanings in context.                 •Nouns TE: 115I-J                                Learning Centers    Integrated Theme
Cove                                                                                                                                   Test
               6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                  •Leveled readers TE:                             Read Aloud
Anthology:     importance of shades of meaning in                 115O-R                                                               Benchmark
               determining word choice in a piece of                                                               Cooperative         Progress Test
The True       literature.                                        •Predicting Outcomes                             Learning
Confessions                                                       TE 115A-B, 96, 105,                                                  Monitoring
of Charlotte   6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                      106, 109                                         Think aloud         Student Progress
Doyle          pronunciations, alternate word choices,                                                                                 If….Then
               correct spellings, and parts of speech or          •Sequence of Events                              Teacher modeling:   Assessments
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,              TE: 101                                          I DO, WE DO,
RW             thesauri, and other resources (printed and                                                          YOU DO
Workshop:      electronic).                                       •Making
Personal                                                          Generalizations TE 107
Narrative      6.LD-V.9 Determine the meaning of
               figurative language, including similes,            •Writing an opinion
               metaphors, personification, and grade              paragraph TE: 115K-L
               appropriate idioms.




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                                                            ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                         GRADE 6
Timeframe        Standards                                           Resources              Integration     Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                            Opportunities   Strategies      Assessments
Week 7 -         6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author’s          See also:
Continued        stated purpose, main ideas, supporting              Extra Support Manual
                 ideas, and supporting evidence.
                                                                     Challenge Handbook
Theme 1:         6.IT-E.3 in text, including chronological
Courage          order, comparison and contrast,                     Classroom
                 cause and effect, logical order, and                Management Handbook
Selection 4:     classification schemes.
                                                                     ELL Handbook
Read Aloud: 6.LT-C.1 Analyze the relevance of the
Storm at     setting (e.g., time, place, and situation) to           Leveled Reader Guide
Tempest      the mood and tone of the text.
Cove                                                                 Transparencies
                 6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of
                 detail and precision.                               Blackline Masters
Anthology:
The True         6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-             • During Reading:
Confessions      upon rules and individual roles to make             Summarize, draw
of Charlotte     decisions, including eliciting and considering      conclusions, story
Doyle            suggestions from each group member,                 structure, make
                 defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,   inferences, compare
                 and coming to consensus.                            and contrast, make
RW                                                                   judgments, author’s
Workshop:                                                            viewpoint, noting
Personal                                                             details, main idea,
Narrative                                                            predicting, fact and
                                                                     opinion, sequence of
                                                                     events TE 94-111




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources              Integration          Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                         Opportunities        Strategies          Assessments
Week 8         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-    Cross Curricular     Small group         ThinkLink
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                Activities:          Instruction
               English language structure, Greek and                                                                              Selection Tests
Theme 1:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    •TE: M1-M46            •TE: M6-7, M24-27,   Whole group
               -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                          M42-43               Instruction         Theme Skills Test
Connecting     anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              •Comprehension skill
and                                                               review TE M32-33                            Differentiated      Integrated Theme
Comparing      6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,                                                         Instruction         Test
               example, and restatement to determine the          • During Reading:
               meanings of unfamiliar words and words             Summarize, draw                             Independent         Benchmark
Monitoring     with multiple meanings in context.                 conclusions, story                          Learning Centers    Progress Test
Student                                                           structure, make
Progress       6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                  inferences, compare                         Read Aloud          Monitoring
               importance of shades of meaning in                 and contrast, make                                              Student Progress
               determining word choice in a piece of              judgments, author’s                         Cooperative         If….Then
               literature.                                        viewpoint, noting                           Learning            Assessments
                                                                  details, main idea,
                6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                     predicting, fact and                        Think aloud
               pronunciations, alternate word choices,            opinion, sequence of
               correct spellings, and parts of speech or          events TE: M8-25                            Teacher modeling:
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,                                                          I DO, WE DO,
               thesauri, and other resources (printed and                                                     YOU DO
               electronic).




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                      GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                           Resources    Integration     Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                Opportunities   Strategies      Assessments
Week 8 -       6.LD-V.9 Determine the meaning of
Continued      figurative language, including similes,
               metaphors, personification, and grade
               appropriate idioms.
Theme 1:
                6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author’s
Connecting     stated purpose, main ideas, supporting
and            ideas, and supporting evidence.
Comparing      6.IT-E.3 Identify and use organizational
               structures in text, including chronological
Monitoring     order, comparison and contrast, cause and
Student        effect, logical order, and classification
Progress       schemes.

               6.LT-C.1 Analyze the relevance of the
               setting (e.g., time, place, and situation) to
               the mood and tone of the text.

               6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of
               detail and precision.

               6.LD-D.1 Apply understanding of agreed-
               upon rules and individual roles to make
               decisions, including eliciting and considering
               suggestions from each group member,
               defining individuals’ roles and responsibilities,
               and coming to consensus.




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe      Standards                                          Resources                 Integration            Instructional       Short Cycle
                                                                                            Opportunities          Strategies          Assessments
Week 9         6.LD-V.7 Determine the meaning of                  Textbook: Houghton-       Cross Curricular       Small group         ThinkLink
               unfamiliar words, using knowledge of               Mifflin                   Activities:            Instruction
               English language structure, Greek and                                                                                   Selection Tests
Theme 2:       Latin roots (e.g., annus, aqua) suffixes (e.g.,    •TE 141A-163R             •TE: 140A-B            Whole group
What Really    -itis, -osis), and prefixes (e.g., multi-, dis-,                                                    Instruction         Theme Skills Test
Happened?      anti-, hyper-, syn-).                              •Vocabulary TE: 143       • TE: 163M-N
                                                                                                                   Differentiated      Integrated Theme
Selection 1:   6.LD-V.8 Use such clues as definition,             •Suffixes TE: 163C        •Social Studies Link   Instruction         Test
               example, and restatement to determine the                                    TE: 160-163
Read aloud:    meanings of unfamiliar words and words             • Spelling 163D-F                                Independent         Benchmark
Mystery of     with multiple meanings in context.                                                                  Learning Centers    Progress Test
The Cliff                                                         •Possessive Nouns TE:
Dwellers       6.LT-S.9 Identify and analyze the                  163I-J                                           Read Aloud
               importance of shades of meaning in
               determining word choice in a piece of              •Leveled readers TE:                             Cooperative
Anthology:     literature.                                        163O-R                                           Learning
Amelia
Earhart:       6.LD-V.10 Determine meanings,                      •Making Judgments                                Think aloud
First Lady     pronunciations, alternate word choices,            TE: 149
of Flight      correct spellings, and parts of speech or                                                           Teacher modeling:
               words using dictionaries, glossaries,              •Fact and Opinion TE:                            I DO, WE DO,
               thesauri, and other resources (printed and         163A-B, 144, 153                                 YOU DO
RW             electronic).
Workshop:                                                         •Writing a news article
Story           6.IT-E.3 Identify and use organizational          TE: 163K-L
               structures in text, including chronological
               order, comparison and contrast,                    •RW Workshop
               cause and effect, logical order, and               TE163S-167H
               classification schemes.

                6.IT-E.1 Identify and analyze the author's
               stated purpose, main ideas, supporting
               ideas, and supporting evidence.




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                                                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

                                                                       GRADE 6

Timeframe       Standards                                         Resources              Integration     Instructional   Short Cycle
                                                                                         Opportunities   Strategies      Assessments
Week 9          6.W-I.1 Write stories that demonstrate careful    • During Reading:
                placement of descriptive details about setting,   Summarize, draw
                characters, and events.                           conclusions, story
Theme 2:                                                          structure, make
What Really 6.W-R.5 Revise writing to improve level of            inferences, compare
Happened? detail and precision of language after                  and contrast, make
                determining where to add sensory detail and       judgments, author’s
Selection 1:    rearrange text.                                   viewpoint, noting
                                                                  details, main idea,
Read aloud:                                                       predicting, fact and
Mystery of                                                        opinion, sequence of
The Cliff                                                         events TE 94-111
Dwellers
                                                                  See also:
                                                                  Extra Support Manual
Anthology:                                                        Challenge Handbook
Amelia
Earhart:                                                          Classroom
First Lady                                                        Management Handbook
of Flight
                                                                  ELL Handbook

RW                                                                Leveled Reader Guide
Workshop:
Story                                                             Transparencies

                                                                  Blackline Masters




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