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6th Grade Reading Lesson Plans

 

 

6th

Grade

                     Reading

Jan. 6-10, 2020

Monday: AR Reading Day

plot diagram vocabulary: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution

Tuesday: Read “Eleven” pg. 573/quiz

Wednesday: Read “What Do Fish Have to Do with Anything?” pg.541/quiz

Thursday: The Mysterious Mr. Lincoln pg. 545

Friday: voc. test /plot diagram

Lincoln’s Humor – pg. 553 

 

 

Dec. 16-20

Monday: Benchmark review

Tuesday: Benchmark reading test

Wednesday: Benchmark reading test

Thursday:  Go over benchmark results/address poems/create foldable for final drafts

Friday: final drafts of address poems/decorate house foldables

 

 

Dec. 9-13, 2019

Monday:  Practice in library

Tuesday: POETRY FESTIVAL!

Wednesday:  Collection 2 & Collection 6 Skills Review: pgs. 212-215, pgs. 612-616

Thursday: ACT ASPIRE READING TEST

Friday:  Begin benchmark review

 

Dec. 2-6, 2019

(THIS WEEK STUDENTS WILL BE PREPARING FOR THE POETRY FESTIVAL.  THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT WILL COUNT AS 50% OF THEIR SEMESTER BENCHMARK TEST GRADE.)

Monday:  Practice in classroom

Tuesday: Practice in classroom

Wednesday: Practice in library

Thursday: Practice in library

Friday: No School (WHS Eagles State Championship Game)

 

Nov. 18-22

Monday: Send parent letters home explaining poetry festival

work on group novel project

Tuesday: Work on group novel project

Wednesday:  Present projects

Thursday: Complete novel projects (if needed)

Students will take pics for the festival and they will be assigned their class poem/line

Friday:  Students will share which of the three poems in their collection they intend to share/ they will sign up for refreshments, and complete  paper chain for tree decoration in library by signing a strip of green construction paper.  Students will practice reciting their poem of choice with an elbow partner.

 

 

Nov. 11-15, 2018

Monday: Veterans’ Day Assembly (AM classes)

Team character quotes: (Partners will search through the pages we have read to find “Telling” quotes that reveal something significant about the character they have selected.  Each index card will contain the quote, the page number where the quote is found, and on the flip side of the card, they will reveal what the attached quote reveals about the personality of the character.

Tuesday: Read page 234-247 (reading guide)

Wednesday: Read pages 247-262 (complete author’s note exercise)

Thursday: AR test over novel/ Esperanza Crossword

Friday: Introduce novel project/assign groups

                  

Nov. 4-8, 2019

Monday: vocab #7: roots: cide= to kill, cise = to cut

makeshift, tinged, propelled, immunized, taut, regal suspetible, encrusted, deportation, devoutly

Read pages 139-157 (reading guide)

Tuesday: Read pages 158-178 (illus. blocks)

Wednesday: Read pages 179-198 quiz

Thursday: Read pages 199-213 (reading guide)

Friday: voc. test #7 

Read pages 214-233 (discuss/identify static/dynamic characters and supply text evidence for support)

 

Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2019

Monday:  voc. #6: roots: auto=self, chrom=color, chron=time

arbors, tendril, reaping, premonition, serenaded, massive, capricious, forlorn, anguish, methodically

Read pages 58-72 (reading guide)

Tuesday: read pages 73-80/ Write a letter from Esperanza to Marisol...a letter from Mama to Abuelita...or a diary entry from Miguel which explores his feelings about recent events

Wednesday: read pages 81-99/quiz

Thursday: read pages 100-120 (5Q&A)

Friday: voc. test #6, read pages 121-138

 

Oct. 21-25, 2019

Monday: voc. list #5:  antagonist, flat character, round character, dynamic character, static character, dialogue, foreshadowing, protagonist, suspense, symbol

spiral evaluation #1

Students will study voc. words, while I prepare the poetry packets for shipping

Tuesday: spiral evaluation

                anticipation guide/quotes

Wed: Begin Esperanza Rising: read pgs. 1-22 quiz

Thurs.: read pages 23-38 (reading guide)

Fri.: voc. test #5

read pages 39-57 

 

 

Oct. 14-18, 2019

Monday:  Final draft day

Tuesday: Final draft day

Wednesday: Final draft day

Thursday & Friday: NO SCHOOL (FALL BREAK)

 

Oct. 7-11, 2019

Monday:  Final draft day

Tuesday:  Read Billy Collins’ “On Turning Ten”

Write Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow poem

Wednesday: Write prep phrase poems

Thursday: Write If You Really Knew Me poem

Friday:  Final draft day

 

Sept. 30-Oct 4, 2019

Monday: NO SCHOOL (Parent-teacher conferences 12:00-7:00)

Tuesday: Write odes (poems of praise to a person/place)

Wednesday: Write “There’s a ______________ Inside Me poem

Thursday: Write memory poems “What I Remember About That Day”

Friday: Write Author Acrostics using students’ first and last names

 

Sept. 23-27, 2019

Monday: voc. #4 ROOTS: ali=other, alt=height, anni, enni, annu = year

poetry, alliteration, assonance, personification, alien, alibi, altitude, anniversary, centennial, annual

write limericks

Tuesday: brainstorm contrasting subjects in nature

Write two haiku

Wednesday: Write color poems using imagery

Thursday: Write place poems (The best/worst place to write a poem)

Friday: voc. test #4, final draft day

 

Sept. 16-20, 2019

Monday: Complete Aspire classroom tests 1, 2, 3

                Students will not write on test packet, but will use the answer sheet provided to document answers

Tuesday: Any students who did not complete Aspire classroom tests 1,2,3 will complete that first.  In Holt textbook, students will complete collection 1 skills review pgs. 114-118. They will document answer sheets on sheet provided.

Wednesday: Go over test results

voc. #3: simile, metaphor

Begin poetry unit...students will write original definitions of poetry.  After examining samples of descriptive sentences, students will compose three descriptive sentences using figurative language.

Thursday: Read “Poetry Rides the Bus” . Identify examples of personification.  Students will brainstorm positive and negative 

abstract nouns.  They will select one as the subject of a personification poem.  (Minimum 12 lines)

Friday:  voc. test #3

Write a season cinquain using all 5 senses and figurative language

 

 

 

Sept. 9-13, 2019

Monday:  pyramid exercise

                AR test over Freak the Mighty

Tuesday:  Begin movie : In section #2, note 5 similarities between the novel and film

Wednesday:  Continue movie: In section #2, note 5 differences between the novel and film

Thursday: Complete film...take notes over themes found within the novel

                 in composition notebook select the one theme you found most important.  Write about how this theme was revealed in the novel and how you could apply it to your own life.

Friday: ACT Aspire Reading test

             

 

 

 

Sept. 2-6, 2019

Monday: NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)

Tuesday:  read pgs. 100-114 (reading guide)

Wed.:  read pgs. 115-127 (illus. blocks & summary sentences)

Thurs.:  read pgs. 128-140 (reading guide)

Friday: read pages 141-160 (quiz)

 

 

Aug. 26-30, 2019  

Monday:  voc. #2: steed, tenement, optimum, injustice, urgency, deprived, divulged, sought, smirk, redeemed

read pgs. 28-40 (take notes over rules for Q&A:  1.  questions must be complete sentences, 2.  answers must be provided, 3.  provide page numbers where answers are found, 4.  capitalize and punctuate,  5.  no vague pronouns, 6.  only one fill-in-the-blank, 7.  no yes/no or true/false questions

Tuesday:  read pgs. 41-62

                 5 Q&A

Wednesday:  read pgs. 63-71 (reading guide)

Thursday:  read pgs. 72-87 (list 5 key events in the novel thus far using chronological order)

Friday:  voc. test #2

             read pages 88-99:  List 3 stellar sentences and provide reasons for your choice

 

 

August 19-23, 2019

Monday:  Go over results of scavenger hunt

                 label supplies

                 voc. #1: connotation, denotation, direct and indirect methods of characterization (ASATOD ...appearance, speech, actions, thoughts, other’s opinions, direct characterization)

Tuesday: 

Freak anticipation guide/ themes/composition notebook entries

Wednesday:  Begin Freak the Mighty chapters 1-3 quiz

Thursday:  pgs. 15-27 reading guide

Friday:  voc. test #1, ten unique traits

 

August 12-16, 2019

Monday:  Teacher work day

Tuesday: First day of classes

*rules         

*drills

*label supplies

Wednesday:  Goal letters (Using the friendly letter format, students will write letters to themselves outliing their persoal and academic goals for this school year

Thursday: Twenty questions: (textbook scavenger hunt using the Holt textbook)

Friday:  Ten unique traits (rotation exercise...getting to know each other)