Mrs. Doering

* * * * * * * Language Arts - Reading * * * * * * *


Mrs. Doering, Language Arts - Reading, (ldoering@nsd131.org)


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Lesson

Important Information

Monday

4/23

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 10 & Questions

Please bring your novel and composition book to class each day.

Tuesday

4/24

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 11 & Questions



Wednesday

4/25

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 12 & Questions


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

4/26

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 13 & Questions

ISAT testing

Friday

4/27

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 14 & Questions


RL 6.10 Read a variety of grade-level appropriate literature.





Lesson

Important Information

Monday

4/16

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 6

Please bring your novel and composition book to class each day.

Tuesday

4/17

Summary Assessment, With Key Details

RL 6.10 Read a variety of grade-level appropriate literature.

Wednesday

4/18

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 7 & Questions


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

4/26

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 8 & Questions

ISAT testing

Friday

4/27

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 9 & Questions


Homework: Read Chapter 10!



Lesson

Important Information

Monday

4/9

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 1

ISAT/SBAC testing today,
Thursday, and Friday for sixth graders.

Tuesday

4/10

Vocabulary Formative Assessment

Please bring your novel and composition book to class each day.


Wednesday

4/11

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 1, 2 & Questions


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

4/12

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 3 & Questions


Friday

4/13

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Chapter 4 & Questions


I can tell the differences between commonly confused words.



Lesson

Important Information

Monday

4/2

Test-Taking Strategies - Notes

ISAT/SBAC testing will begin next week.

Tuesday

4/3

Test-Taking Strategies - Notes

 


Wednesday

4/4

Review CCW


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

4/5

Novel Check Out Day The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle


Friday

4/6

CCW Quiz 1


I can tell the differences between commonly confused words.





Lesson

Important Information

Monday

3/5

Word Parts Notes Word Parts Trees (Due on Thursday)

Word parts list:  struct, bio, geo, -logy, derm, graph, multi, poly, vis, and spec.

Tuesday

3/6

Dr. Seuss & Shel Silverstein

Word Parts Trees (Due on Thursday)

  



Wednesday

3/7

Word Parts Practice


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

3/8

Word Parts Practice

Short Story


Friday

3/9

Word Parts Quiz

I can comprehend words through understanding word parts.



Lesson

Important Information

Monday

2/26

Theme Practice and Review


Tuesday

2/27

“The Lost Camel” folk tale

Theme   



Wednesday

2/28

Theme Summative Assessment


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

3/1

Dr. Seuss Stories

Read In Practice


Friday

3/2

Dr. Seuss “Read In”

I can read a variety of texts and genres. (RL 6.10)


Lesson

Important Information

Monday

2/5

“The Mixer” pages 73-88

Read & Answer Questions

Collections Text

Bring a book to read (in case you finish early.)

Tuesday

2/6


  



Wednesday

2/7

Theme-Topic-Main Idea

Eyeball Notes, comp. Book p. 79

Theme 4 “Derek” and “Nicole” benchmark tests

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

2/8

Finish Theme 4 “Derek” and “Nicole” benchmark tests

“Tootsie Rolls…” Close Read


Friday

2/9

Finish “Tootsie Rolls…” Close Read

Begin Article Summary

(Close Read and Summary must be finished during class on Monday, 2/12/18.)



Lesson

Important Information

Monday

1/29

ISAT/SBAC Interim Testing


Tuesday

1/30

Composition Book

Jigsaw - text summaries, p. 111-112

Share with table

  



Wednesday

1/31

Library - GET BOOKS!

Composition Book

Jigsaw - Group Share out

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

2/1

“How Smart Are Animals” p. 105-112

Finish


Friday

2/2

“The Mixer” p. 73-88.

Questions

Bring a book to read (in case you finish early.)


Lesson

Important Information

Monday

1/22

No School


Tuesday

1/23

Composition Book

    -Test Prep. Notes

  



Wednesday

1/24

Composition Book

    -Context Clues Notes

    -Collaborative Group Work


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

1/25

“How Smart Are Animals” p. 105-112

Vocabulary Cornell Notes

  -summarize, central idea, details

  -summarization Practice


Friday

1/26

ISAT/SBAC Interim Testing

Bring a book to read (in case you finish early.)


Lesson

Important Information

Monday

1/15

No School


Tuesday

1/6

Composition Book - Notes



Wednesday

1/17

Jeopardy, Day 1


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

1/18

Jeopardy, Day 2


Friday

1/19

Jeopardy Review Game






Lesson



Important Information


Monday

1/8


Point of View and Author’s Purpose

Review & Practice




Tuesday

1/9

Point of View and Author’s Purpose

Assessment


Wednesday

1/10

RACE Strategy

Review & Practice

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.


Thursday

1/11

RACE Assessment



Friday

1/12


Book Pass


I can read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems. (RL 6.10)



Lesson



Important Information


Monday

1/1


No School - Christmas Holiday




Tuesday

1/2


No School - Christmas Holiday


Wednesday

1/3


Author's Purpose

Point of View Notes

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.


Thursday

1/4

Point of View Group Assignment

 


Friday

12/1


Library Plot Diagram - Practice

 









Lesson



Important Information



Monday


11/13



“The City of Ember” Plot Diagram


I can identfy and label the parts of a plot diagram correctly.


Tuesday

1/14


“Paul Revere’s Ride”

Comp. Book Work



Wednesday

11/16


“Paul Revere’s Ride”

Comp. Book Work


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.


Thursday


11/17


“A School Story”

Plot Diagram


I can list events from a story onto a plot diagram correctly.


Friday


11/18


“A School Story”


Plot Diagram


Note:  Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday break.  School resumes on November 27, 2017.






Lesson



Important Information



Monday


10/23


Vocabulary Final

Presentations of Hatchet Answers



SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-

priate eye contact.



Tuesday


10/24


Hatchet

Comp. Book Checklist

Presentations of Hatchet Answers

Composition Books and


Hatchet Novels - turn in 10/25


Wednesday

10/25


Hatchet Composition Book Work

Turn in Hatchet novels

Composition books due


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.



Thursday


10/26



Last Day of First Quarter


Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt



RL 6.1  I can make inferences, write responses, and cite textual evidence to support my analysis.


Friday

10/27


No School for Students

Teacher Work Day





Lesson



Important Information



Monday


10/16


Hatchet


Friday’s Homework:  Read Chapter 19 & Epilogue


Presentations of Hatchet Answers


SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-


priate eye contact.


Tuesday

10/17


Hatchet

Questions- Comp. Book Work

Presentations of Hatchet Answers

Next Week:  

Composition Books

Hatchet Novels - turn in 10/25

Wednesday

10/18

Presentations of Hatchet Answers

Hatchet Questions

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.


Thursday

10/19

Review for Final

Presentations of Hatchet Answers

RL 6.1  I can make inferences, write responses, and cite textual evidence to support my analysis.

Friday

10/20

Speaking & Listening

Presentations

Vocabulary and Textual Evidence finals on Monday and Tuesday.

Please study Your Vocabulary for Monday!!.


Lesson



Important Information


Monday

10/9


Hatchet

Comp. Book Work

“A Good Speaker” notes


SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-

priate eye contact.


Tuesday

10/10


Hatchet

Review Chapter 14 & 15

Comp. Book Work


RL 6.1  I can write responses and cite textual evidence to support my analysis.


Wednesday

10/11


Hatchet

Chapter 16 Storyboard/Plot Chart

Questions


Early Release:  1:39 p.m.


Thursday

10/12


Hatchet - finish/Epilogue

Question Presentations




Friday

10/13


Hatchet - Stained Glass Project

Question Presentations


Storyboard/Plot Chart due


 


Lesson

Important Information

Monday

10/2

Hatchet

Chapters 10+


SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-

priate eye contact.

Tuesday

10/3

Hatchet

RACE

RL 6.1  I can write responses and cite textual evidence to support my analysis.

Wednesday

10/4

Hatchet

Questions

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

10/5

No School


Friday

10/6

No School





Lesson

Important Information

Monday

9/25

Hatchet Packet

SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-

priate eye contact.

Tuesday

9/26

Hatchet Packet

RL 6.1  I can write responses and cite textual evidence to support my analysis.

Wednesday

9/20

Author Page - Composition Book page 21

Found Poetry

What I think about Gary Paulsen.

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

9/21

Citing Sources - Review

RACE Strategy


Friday

9/22

Chapter 3 RACE Question

Hatchet, Chapter 8





Lesson

Important Information

Monday

9/18

Hatchet, Chapter 1

Presentations - Wilderness Survival

Chapter 1 Exit Ticket

Homework:  Read Chapter 2

SL 6.4 I can present information using clear pronunciation, adequate volume, and appro-

priate eye contact.

Tuesday

9/19

Presentations

Hatchet - review Chapters 1, & 2

Composition Book Work

Homework:  Read Chapter 3


Wednesday

9/20

Presentations

Hatchet - review Chapter 3

Homework:  Read Chapter 4

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

9/21

Hatchet - Review Chapter 4

Homework:  Read Chapter 5


Friday

9/22

Hatchet - Review Chapter 5

Read Chapter 6 in class




Lesson

Important Information

Monday

9/11

RACE Strategy


Tuesday

9/12

Assessment

R.I.6.1:  I can cite evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Wednesday

9/13

Presentations - Last Day!

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

9/14

Review Assessment Setting:  Canadian Shield

What would you DO if you were stranded in the wilderness?


Friday

9/15

Wilderness Discussion

Book Check Out




Lesson

Important Information

Monday

9/4

Labor Day holiday - no school


Tuesday

9/5

“All About Me” Quilt


Wednesday

9/6

Finish “All About Me”

Begin presentations

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

9/7

"Fears & Phobias" Composition Book Work

R.I.6.1:  I can cite evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Friday

9/8

Quilt Presentations

S.L.6.4:  I can present information, using appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.



Lesson

Important Information

Monday

8/28

Textbook checkout

Introduction to your Textbook

Cover Textbooks

*Bring a book cover or paper bag to create a book cover today.

Tuesday

8/29

“The Ravine” by Graham Salisbury

Read and Discuss


Wednesday

8/30

“The Ravine”

R.A.C.E. Strategy & Notes

(Restate, Answer, Cite, and Explain)

Vocabulary

Early Release:  1:39 p.m.

Thursday

8/31

“The Ravine” (continued)

Composition Book Work

R.I.6.1:  I can cite evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Friday

9/1

RACE Strategy Practice




 

Date

Activity

Important Information


Wednesday, 8/23/17

Welcome to Sixth Grade Reading -School Rules and Expectations -Supplies Required "Oh, the fun we will have!" (What author might have written the quote above?)


Early Release:  1:39 p.m. (Today is an early release day, so school will end at 1:39 p.m., instead of the regular 2:39 p.m.)

Thursday, 8/24/17

-School Rules and Expectations -Reading (and Succeeding) in Class -Interest Inventory

BRING composition books tomorrow!

Friday, 8/25/17

-School Rules and Expectations -Set Up Composition Notebook

Teacher introduction letter due.