Week 3: April 13-April 17

Audible Book Discovery directions and questions

Q4W3 ONLINE LEARNING plans Edmodo Schedule

Q4W3 POETRY WEEK BlackOut Poetry

Q4W3_PAPER_BASED_ lesson plans DirectionsPacketCover


TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #3 of Online Learning
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Non-Fiction Comprehension & Analysis
Standard(s) Taught
LAFS.6.RL.1.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.6.RI.1.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from
the text.
LAFS.6.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and
technical meanings.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Learning Target:  Students will provide a statement of how the central idea is conveyed through particular details.  (RI.1.2)
I can explain how the central idea is shown through details in the text.
Learning Target:  Students will provide detailed analysis of how a key individual, event or idea is introduced, illustrated and elaborated in a text. (RI.1.3)
I can explain and analyze how key ideas and events are used in the text to help me better comprehend what I am reading.
Learning Target: Students will provide an explanation of how the author’s point of view or purpose is conveyed in the text. (RI.2.6)
I can explain the author’s purpose and how it helps me to understand what I am reading.
Classroom Activities

Monday, April 13, 2020

NewsELA – Two articles, read, complete quiz, power words and short-response.

  1. A Little Robot Named Medi
  2. Real-Life Pet Detective Helps Find Lost Animals

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

iReady–45 minutes and at LEAST one quiz


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Blackout Poetry Writing: Read the directions and complete the Blackout poem.  poem.  In addition to the digital copy of the poem, you may like to make a hardcopy blackout poem.  You will need to use an old book, a PDF printout, a magazine article…something that you already have around the house!


Thursday, April 16, 2020


  1. Connections within an Informational Text
  2. Analyzing Connections within an Informational Text


Friday, April 17, 2020

Audible.com Book discovery

Listen to a new book during their unlimited streaming!

Assignments Due
Additional Resources



  1. Choose only ONE Newsela article to complete and adjust your lexile level at the top right. 
  2. Choose only ONE ThinkCerca lesson to complete.        

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan  

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.