Week 7: May 11-May 15

Below is the link for the 6th Grade Core-Subject Checklist:


Below is the Homphones 2 packet provided as a resource to review for extra help, not all pages are required.  Page numbers for the assignment are listed in Edmodo.


Below are the Paper-Based and the Online Learning plans for Week 7.

Q4W7 lesson plans PAPER BASED

Q4W7 ONLINE LEARNING plans Edmodo Schedule


TeacherKrista Simmons
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #7 of Distance Learning
Unit of InstructionGrammar Review & Descriptive Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.W.1.3ae: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.

LAFS.6.W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development,organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The students will be able to write  to develop real or imagined experiences or events focusing on imagery and descriptive details.

The students will be able to produce clear and coherent writing in which the development,organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Classroom Activities

Simmons 6th Grade Reading/ELA

Online Learning Schedule for Week 7

Week of: Monday May 11 to Friday May 15

Please complete the following tasks by Sunday May 17rd.  All tasks below will be graded.


  1. Grammar Review: Homophones TWO 

Complete the homophones worksheets and submit answers in Edmodo.  These are commonly misused words that you need to know and use correctly before 7th grade!


  1. iReady: Complete 30-45 minutes and at least ONE quiz.


    1. Descriptive Writing Paragraphs


    • Choose 2 of the following on this list and write a vivid descriptive paragraph for each making your reader imagine themselves there.
    • Each paragraph must be AT LEAST 5-7 sentence paragraphs.  (40 points)
    • Each paragraph must have AT LEAST 3 strong verbs, 3 adjectives and 3 adverbs. (60 points)
    • Total 100 points…submit directly into Edmodo or attach to a word document.


    Topics to your descriptive paragraph about (remember choose 2): 


    • Favorite room in your house
    • Favorite keepsake/toy
    • A video game setting
    • A favorite video game/book character
    • Your best friend or a family member
    • Your favorite vacation spot (beach, mountains, lake, etc.)
    • Favorite activity (dance, baseball, soccer, fishing, etc.)
    • Look out a window in your house…what do you see?
    • Your own choice (just make sure it is a SPECIFIC thing. For example, do not describe Disney world and just list rides)


    –REMEMBER TO SHOW your reader.  Do not just TELL them.  Bring your reader into your mind’s eye through using all of the five senses:  sight, smell, touch, feeling, sound. —


    This is the final week of assignments.  The week of May 18-May 22 will be for the iReady diagnostic, make-up work and remediation!  Please call, remind, or e-mail if you have ANY questions at all! 





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Assignments Due

Graded assignments:

  1.  Homophones (Language Arts)
  2. iReady (at least one quiz) (Reading)
  3. Descriptive Writing (Language Arts)
Additional Resources



  1. Choose two pages of the homophones 2 out of 4
  2.  30 Minutes of iReady & one Quiz   
  3. Choose only ONE descriptive writing choice and write ONE 5-7 sentence paragraph 

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.