Standards and Lesson Activities

March 26-30

Standards:

6RL1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

6RL2:  Determine  a theme and/or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

6RL4: Determine the meanings of words and phrases as they used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning/tone.   

6W3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

6W3b: Use narrative techniques, such a dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

6L2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of the standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

6L4:  Determine or clarify meanings of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies

       a. context as a clue

       b. Greek or Latin affixes or roots as clues

Activities:

No 5-a-day this week. 10 Latin prefixes and their meanings and examples of their use-QUIZ #2 on Friday, 3/30/18.  Quiz will include the previous week's prefixes.

Monday:  Students will continue their introduction to Greek Mythology with an emphasis on why we study myths.  Read Creation myth and summarize.

Tuesday: Students will view a power point on Narrative writing techniques and view examples. Narrative writing activity.

Wednesday: Review of narrative writing techniques, writing activity, read myth and analyze theme, character, plot

Thursday: Read myths/analyze narrative writing, theme, character, dialogue, plot 

Friday:  Prefix quiz, and narrative writing activity