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6th Grade Reading & English Agenda

6th gr.Reading

Out of the Dust Calendar

2019-2020

 

  • 8/19 Introduce Novel and Task

      • HOMEWORK: Section 1 Vocab Workshop

  • 8/20 Lesson 1: Examine Novel Structure

    • Read Section 1 p. 3-16 

    • SRP P. 3-4 Split Page Notes(ongoing through novel)

      • HOMEWORK: Section 1 Vocab Workshop

  • 8/21 Lesson 2: Character Development

    • Read Section 1 p. 17-33

    • SRP p. 5-8 Character Analysis Chart/Character Evidence Chart

  • 8/22 Lesson 3: Meaning through Figurative Language

    • SRP p. 9-10 Conversation Stems

      • TEST SECTION 1 Vocab.

  • 8/23 Lesson 4-5: Synthesize Info from Different Sources

    • Read “No Title”

    • SRP p. 11-13”No Title” and Two Texts Chart

      • TEST- SECTION 1 

 

  • 8/26 Lesson 4-5: Synthesize Info from Different Sources (Cont.)

    • Read “No Title”

    • SRP p. 11-13 “No Title” and Two Texts Chart

      • HOMEWORK: Section 2/3 Vocab Workshop

  • 8/27 Lesson 6: Research Drought Years

    • Read “The Drought” SRP p. 20

    • SRP P. 14-19 and 21-26 Vocab Logs

      • HOMEWORK: Section 2/3 Vocab Workshop

  • 8/28 Lesson 7: Summarize our Understanding

    • Review “The Drought” Read “New Deal” and “The Great Depression.” SRP p. 20

    • SRP p. 27-30”The Drought” Summary/Drought! & 35-36 Excerpts of Encyclopedia Entries 

  • 8/29 Lesson 8: Timeline of Historical Events

    • SRP p. 37-42 Dust bowl Timeline

      • TEST: Section 2-3 Vocab 

      • Timeline will be taken for grade. 

  • 8/30 Lesson 9: Compare and Contrast Info. Text Structures

    • SRP p. 43 Information Structures

 

  • 9/2 NO SCHOOL-LABOR DAY!

  • 9/3 Lesson 10: Understanding Characters

    • Read Section 2 p. 37-39

    • SRP P. 44-46 Character Analysis Chart & Argument Sentence Stems 

  • 9/4 Lesson 11: Analyze Tone & Mood

    • Read Section 2 p. 40-51

    • SRP p. 47-48 Tone and Mood in “Spring 1934”

  • 9/5 Lesson 12: Write a Poem Using a Model

    • SRP p.49 Tone and Mood in “On The Road With Arley”

  • 9/6 Lesson 12: Continued

      • Taken for Grade




 

  • 9/9 Lesson 13: Connections--Novel and Historical Events

    • Read Section 3 p. 55-69

      • HOMEWORK-Section 4-5 Vocab Workshop

  • 9/10  Lesson 13: CONTINUED

    • Read Section 3 p. 70-84

      • HOMEWORK-Section 4-5 Vocab Workshop

  • 9/11 Lesson 14: Determining Message 

    • Read “On Drought Conditions” SRP P. 56-57

    • SRP p. 58 Argument Sent. Stems

  • 9/12 Lesson 14/15: Continue Lesson 14/Life in the Dust Bowl

    • Read “Letters from the Dust Bowl.” SRP p. 74-85

    • SRP P. 71-73 “Letters from the Dust Bowl” Comprehension Qu. 

      • TEST-Section 4-5 Vocab.

  • 9/13 Lesson 15: Continued

      • TEST-Section 2-3 





 



 
  • 9/16 Lesson 16:Compare & Contrast Author’s Purpose

  • 9/17 Lesson 17: Empathize with Characters

    • ReadSection 4 p. 87-95

    • Read Section 5 p. 99-110

  • 9/18 Lesson 18: Examine How Characters Change

    • Read Section 5 p. 111-149

    • SRP p. 86-87 Character Analysis Chart

  • 9/19 Lesson 19: Plan Argumentative Essay

      • TEST- Section 4-5

    • SRP p. 88-93 Argument Structure Organizer

  • 9/20 Lesson 20: Draft Argument Essay

    • SRP p.  94-101 Argument Sent. Organizer

    • SRP p. 102-103 Argument Sent. Stems and Transition Words.



 

  • 9/23 Lesson 21: Argument Essay Revision

    • SRP p. 120-121 Argument Revision and Editing Checklist

      • Essay will be taken for English Grade.

      • HOMEWORK- Section 6-7 Vocab Workshop

  • 9/24  Lesson 22: Examine Word Choice

    • SRP p. 123-124 Character Analysis Chart

    • Read Section 6 p. 153-167

      • HOMEWORK- Section 6-7 Vocab Workshop

  • 9/25 Lesson 23:Uncover Emerging Themes

    • Read Section 6 p. 168-189

    • SRP p. 125 TP-CASTT “Hope”

  • 9/26 Lesson 24: Explore Accounts of Migrant Life

    • Read “Okies” and View “Migrant Mothers” SRP P. 126-128

      • TEST- Section 6-7 Vocab Workshop

  • 9/27 Lesson 25: Examine Themes Across Genres

    • Re-read Section 6 p. 184-186



 

  • 9/30 Professional Development Day

  • 10/1  Lesson 25: Continue from 9/27

  • 10/2 Lesson 26: Re-examine Themes

    • Read “USDA Photographer Rescues Destitute Farmworkers” SRP P. 129-131

  • 10/3 Lesson 27: Compare/Contrast Themes

    • Read “Dreams” P. 193-194 & “On Stage” p. 13

    • SRP P. 132-133 Character Analysis Chart

  • 10/4 Lesson 28: Examine Themes Across Genres

    • SRP p. 134 TP-CASST

    • Read Section 7 p. 195-206

 

  • 10/7 Lesson 29: Making Predictions on Historical Facts

    • Read Section 7.  p. 209-227

  • 10/8  Lesson 30: Task Brainstorming

    • SRP p. 135-138 CWT Brainstorming Chart

      • TEST- Section 6-7

  • 10/9 Lesson 31: Plan and Write 1st Draft

    • SRP p. 135-138 CWT Brainstorming Chart

  • 10/10 Lesson 32: Complete 1st Draft

  • 10/11 Lesson 33: Assess and Revise Draft

    • SRP p. 139-140 Argument Revision and Editing Checklist

      • Essay will count for a grade in English

 

  • 10/14 Fall Break

  • 10/15 Fall Break

  • 10/16 Cold Read Task

  • 10/17 Cold Read Task

  • 10/18 

6th gr. English

Mrs. Richardson

Week of: August 19-23, 2019

 

Class Assignment

Homework /Tests

Mon.

  • Introduce Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice A handout
  • Wkbk p. 1 # 1-10

 

 

Finish Wkbk p. 1 #1-10

Weekly DOL HW

Tues.

  • Review Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice B Handout
  • Wkbk p. 1 # 11-20

 

Finish Wkbk p. 1 #11-20

Weekly DOL HW

Wed.

  • Review Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice C Handout
  • WKBK p. 2

 

Finish Wkbk p. 2

Weekly DOL HW

Thur.

  • Check DOL for grade
  • Sentences/fragments/run-ons test

 

Fri.

  • Introduce subjects and predicates
  • Workbook p. 12