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Week 13 Focus

Characterization

ELAGSE6RI3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

http://cms.gavirtualschool.org/Shared/Language%20Arts/6thGradeLA/IntroductionAndNovel/CHARACTERIZATION.ppt
 

 

 (Addressed through activators)

ELAGSE7RI3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes)

EQ

How can character analysis create a deeper meaning and perspective from the  text?

Last week students were asked to respond using the acrnoym they did not know what to do, so this is a deviation from the unit plan to address this deficit.

ELAGSE7W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

Day 2

EQ: Why is it important to have strategies to use when approaching short answer and essay questions?

Activator: Journal Entry #2

Teaching and Learning: Start with song clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuRkZeIg1iw&feature=youtu.be

Acronym with graphic organizer (intro)

Students take “Key Points”  from instructional video: one side graphic organizer, the other create a tee chart title it, “Writing a Good Claim” Left side/ DO WRITE  right side/ NEVER WRITE.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEDT2lERvts

 CMS Writing Initiative

Summarizer:  “Three Little Pigs” Slides 6-10 practice”

 

ELAGSE7W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

Day 3

EQ: What is noteworthy when I am looking for evidence?

Answer: examples, statistics, facts, expert testimony, logical reasoning.

Activator:Journal Entry #3

Teaching and Learning: Begin Milestones packet lesson to reinforce strategy. Read for a purpose!

Students look beyond the text to identify information they need to fully answer prompts. Guided practice modeling the following procedures: underlining, boxing, circling or highlighting.

Students will annotate pertinent information, and highlight key passages, to gather thought provoking evidence.

Summarizer: Brainstorm with a neighbor; “spot and jot” what makes  evidence noteworthy , so what , why should you use it?  Give examples.

 

Day 4

EQ: Are you able to approach short answer and essay questions with sentence stems?

Activator:Journal Entry #4

Teaching and Learning:

Summarizer: Variance of “four corners” students will run to the correct corner when a stem is read aloud from CMS writing toolbox.

 

Day 5

EQ: Why is it important to have strategies to use when approaching short answer and essay questions?

Activator:Journal Entry #5

Teaching and Learning: Continue learning and practicing with Milestones Packet

Summarizer: Check answers with teacher key

 

 

 

 

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