Week 5: April 27-May 1


Week 5 Lesson plans Link below:

Q4W5 ONLINE LEARNING plans Edmodo Schedule

Extension Activity for those ready for a challenge below:


Paper-Based lesson plans below: (only if not working digitally)

Q4W5 lesson plans PAPER BASED

Haiku Information & directions Powerpoint below:


*There is a Zoom video tutorial that will be posted in Edmodo along with the PowerPoint.

Information & Directions for the Audible Free Streaming activity below:

Audible Book Discovery directions and questions


TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #5 of Online Learning
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Non-Fiction Comprehension & Analysis with Poetry
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

Simmons 6th Grade Reading/ELA

Online Learning Schedule for Week 5

April 27-May 1


Week of: Monday April 27 to Friday May 1

Please complete the following tasks by Sunday May 3rd.  All tasks below will be graded.

  • NewsELA – Two articles, read, complete quiz, power words and short-response.
  1. Establishing a New Routine for Distance Learning
  2. Procrastination and Homework

*If you are ready for a challenge, please look for the EXTENSION activity attached!


  • iReady–45 minutes and at LEAST one quiz


  • Haiku Poetry: Watch the Zoom tutorial, read the directions and complete your own Haiku poem. Follow the PowerPoint, brainstorm, draft and then type your poem in the last page of the template.



  • Zoom Fridays with Ms. Simmons & your Classmates!
  • com: Listen to a new book during their unlimited streaming!
Assignments Due

Graded assignments:

  1.  Best of Newsela Articles (Reading)
  2. iReady (at least one quiz) (Reading)
  3. Haiku Poem (Language Arts)
Additional Resources



  1. Choose only ONE Newsela article to complete and adjust your lexile level at the top right. 
  2. Only 30 Minutes of iReady & one Quiz
  3. One Haiku Poem      

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.