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6th Grade Reading

Hatchet Calendar

2021-2022

Teachers - Color Code with pencils/pens in annotations for Brian’s words/actions/thoughts

Week                         November 1-5, 2021

  • 11/1  Introduce Hatchet Task

    • SRP P. 1 Do/What Chart

    • Sect. 1 Vocabulary Definitions/ Parts of Speech-HW

  •  11/2 Lesson 1: Summarization and Characterization

    • SRP p. 2 Qu. 1

    • Read Chapter 1  

      • Annotate for character Words  Actions Thoughts  -students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • SRP p. 2 Qu. 2

    • SRP p. 9 Summarize Ch. 1 in groups -write paragraph

    • SRP p. 2 Qu 3.    

    • Sect. 1 Vocabulary Synonyms-HW

  • 11/3 Lesson 2: Characterization of Brian

    • Google Classroom- SEEMs Discussion Paragraph from Ch. 1- What adjective would you use to describe Brian? (Character Trait.) 

    • Read Chapter 2  

      • Annotate for character Words Actions Thoughts -students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards/looseleaf

      • In groups, list 5 main events so far--identify Exposition/Inciting Incident

    • SRP p. 3 Ch. 2 Qu. 1- How does Brian respond to the big events so far in the story? (Include positive and negative ways.)

    • Sect. 1 Vocabulary Sentences-HW 

    • VW DUE - 35 points

11/4 Lesson 3: Characterization and Text Evidence

  • SRP p. 3 Qu. 2-3 SEEMs Const. Resp. Paragraph for each

  • SRP p. 11 Characterization Evidence Chart

  • VOCABULARY TEST SEC. 1 

 
  • 11/5Lesson 4-5: Character Development

    • Read Chapter 3  

      • Annotate for-  How does Brian change as plot events unfold?-Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • Read Chapter 4  

      • Annotate for W.A.T- How do Brian’s words, actions, and thoughts help/ hinder his chance of survival. -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

    • SRP p. 13-Practice gathering evidence forClaim/ SEEMs Const. Resp. 

    • SRP p. 4 Qu. 2 

    • Section 2 Vocab- Definitions/Parts of Speech


 

Week 2                         November 8-12, 2021

  11/8  Lesson 6: Characterization and Word Study

  • TEST-Ch. 1-4 Comprehension 

  • Read Chapter 5  

    • Annotate for:What is Brian learning about Survival?  -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

  • SRP P. 4 Qu. 1-2

  • Sect. 2 Vocabulary Synonyms-HW

  • 11/9 Lesson 7: Diction and Characterization

    • Re-read Chapter 5  

      • Annotate for powerful words & phrases (pink) -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

    • SRP p. 5 Ch. 5 Qu. 3 

    • Sect. 2 Vocabulary Sentences-HW

  • 11/10 Lesson 8: Compare/Contrast Literary/NF Texts

    • SRP p. 17-20 Read “What Would Peter Do?” 

      • Annotate for main idea  and details at each “stop” in the text. -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

    • SRP p. 21- Compare Brian’s actions to Peter’s advice-text evidence and quotes from both texts

    • Sect. 2 Vocabulary Study-Hw

  • 11/11 - Veterans’ Day 

  • 11/12 Lesson 9: Compare/Contrast Literary/NF Texts

                              TEST- Vocab Section 2

                               INTRODUCE VOCAB. SECTION 3 

  • SRP p. 5 Ch. 5 Qu. 4- Use completed SRP. p. 21 to write a SEEMS constructed response.-updated prompt below

  • Does Brian follow the advice offered in “What Would Peter Do?” How do both of these texts support the idea from Hatchet “You are your most valuable asset.”? Use evidence from the text to support.

 

 


Week 3                                November 13-17, 2021

 


  •  11/13 Lesson 10: Important Character Changes

    • SECTION 3 VOCABULARY HW 

    • Read Ch. 6-8 -Stop at “They were awful berries…” Ch. 7

      • Annotate for: What challenges does Brian face? (orange) How does he respond to these challenges? (green) -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

    • SRP P. 5 Ch. 6-8 #1-2 Paragraph response 

    • Sect. 3 Vocabulary Definitions/Parts of Speech-HW

 
  • 11/14 Lesson 11: Character Change due to Challenges

    • Read Ch. 7-8 -Start at “They were awful berries…” Ch. 7

      • Annotate for: What challenges does Brian face? (orange) How does he respond to these challenges? (green) -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes./note cards

    • SRP P. 5 Ch. 6-8 #2 

    • Sect. 3 Vocabulary Synonyms-HW

 
  • 11/15-11/16 Lesson 12: Development of Brian’s POV

    • TEST- Ch. 5-8 Comprehension

    • VOCABULARY SECTION 3 TEST 

    • Re-read various passages

      • Look for developing beliefs about survival.

      • What is Brian’s most important rule of survival?

        • Use quotes from annotations about developing beliefs. 

    • SRP p. 22-23 Changes in character emotion with quotes to support

    • SRP p. 6 Qu. 1- How does Paulson develop POV?

    • Sect. 3 Vocabulary Sentences-HW

 
  • 11/17 MAKEUP TEST FOR ALL STUDENTS/REVIEW DAY/HAPPY THANKSGIVING BREAK! 

Week 4                         NOV 29-3, 2021

  • 11/29 Lesson 13: Narrative Writing

  • SRP p.24  Annotations: POV of passage vs. Hatchet-- SAME  *Different

  •        INTRODUCE VOC. SECTION 4  

    • SRP p. 6 # 2-3 

    • SRP p. 6 #4 POV Paragraph

  • 11/30 Lesson 14: What survival skills is Brian utilizing?

    • Read Ch. 9-10

      • Annotate for: What survival skills is Brian utilizing? -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards.

      • VOCABULARY SECTION 4 - HW

    • SRP p. 6 Ch. 9-10 #1

  • 12/1 Lesson 15: Theme in Hatchet

    • Determine themes being conveyed from annotations of Ch. 9-10

    • SRP p. 25

    • Sect. 4 Vocabulary -HW 

    • Read Ch. 11-12- partner/group read

      • Annotate for: What part of the text supports the idea that Brian is becoming more confident in his ability to survive? -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • SRP p. 7 Ch. 11-12

 
  • 12/2  Lesson 16-17: What is Brian learning about himself 

                              and survival? THEME HATCHET

  • VOCABULARY TEST SEC. 4

  • Read Ch. 13 

    • Annotate for: What part of the text supports the idea that Brian is learning about himself and about survival?-Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

  • Read Ch. 14 

    • Annotate for: Brian recalls mistakes he has made.  What are these mistakes and what has he learned from them?-Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

 
  • 12/3 Lesson 17: Theme in Hatchet CONTINUED

  • TEST CHP. 9-14 COMPREHENSION 

 

WEEK 5                                         NOV. 6-10, 2021

  • 12/6 Lesson 18: How has Brian changed?

    • INTRODUCE SECTION 5 VOCABULARY 

    • Read Ch. 15 

      • Annotate for: What is “first meat” and what does Brian learn from this experience?-Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • SRP P. 7 Ch. 15 Qu- Create T-Chart for quotes/explanations

    • Sect. 5 Vocabulary Study-HW

  • 12/7 Lesson 19: Memory Moments

    • SRP p. 27 Ch. 15- Memory Moments

    • SRP p. 7 Ch. 15 Qu. 2 Memory Moments developing Themes

    • Read Ch. 16 

      • Annotate for: What setbacks does Brian Experience in Ch. 16? (orange) How does he respond to these setbacks?(yellow) -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • Sect. 5 Vocabulary -HW

  • 12/8 Lesson 20: How does Brian continue to show he 

                               has learned lessons about survival?

  • Finish R&A Ch. 16 if needed.

  • Review Section 5 voc. 

  • Read Ch. 17 -18

    • Annotate for: How does Brian continue to show he has learned lessons about survival? -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

  • Sect. 5 Vocabulary -HW

 
  • 12/9 Lesson 21: Analyzing hatchet references

    • SECTION 5 VOCABULARY TEST 

    • Read Ch. 19-EPILOGUE

      • Annotate for: What happens to the hatchet? (orange) How does Brian react? (yellow) -Students who do not have own novel will make chart or use sticky notes/note cards

    • SRP p. 29 Hatchet References- Quotes/Brian’s feelings about it. 

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  • 12/10  NO SCHOOL FOR KIDS- TEACHER INSERVICE

 

WEEK 6                                 NOV. 13-17, 2021

 
  • 12/13 Lesson 23: Significance of title Hatchet

    • TEST-Ch. 15-Epilogue Comprehension


 
  • 12/14 Lesson 24-25: Planning to Write-Brainstorming

    • Review for final

    • SRP p. 38- Brainstorm event to use in task-

    • Read SRP p. 32-33 :Survival By the Numbers” and annotate for the actions from event chosen

    • SRP p. 37 Compare Brian’s actions to “Survival by the Numbers”

    • Write a claim/thesis

    • SRP p. 39- Use as outline/organizer to compose SEEMs body paragraphs. Use Text evidence from both texts to support. 

    • HOMEWORK-ESSAY MUST BE WORKED ON NIGHTLY

  • 12/15  Lesson 26: Rough Draft

    • TEST-Hatchet Final

    • Use outline, SEEMs Writing handouts, and texts to compose essay

    • HOMEWORK-ESSAY MUST BE WORKED ON NIGHTLY

  • 12/16 Lesson 27-28:Revising

    • Peer editing/Sentence elaboration/transitions

    • Check with LEAP  Rubric

    • HOMEWORK-ESSAY MUST BE WORKED ON NIGHTLY

  • 12/17 Lesson 29: Final Draft

    • Submit for a grade 100 POINTS 

    • HOMEWORK-ESSAY MUST BE WORKED ON NIGHTLY

 

     Week 7 - Dec. 20-22  Hatchet Week Watch the MOVIE and eat survival related snacks.  

Merry Christmas!!!



 

Week 8                         January 6-10, 2022

  • 1/4 Culminating Activities- Teacher’s Choice

  • 1/5 Culminating Activities- Teacher’s Choice

  • 1/6 Lesson Lesson 30: Cold Read Task

    • Complete Cold Read Task-copies need to be made of passages or put on Google Classroom.

  • 1/7-8 Lesson 31: Cold Read Task Essay


 

Week 9                         January 12-16, 2022

  • 1/11 Hatchet Survival Pack- Google Slides

    • Introduce survival pack activity- students may use today in class to work on this.  

  • 1/12  Hatchet Book Jacket-

    • Group activity- Students will complete the book jacket reviewing various literary elements 

  • 1/13 Hatchet Book Jacket-

    • Group activity- Students will complete the book jacket reviewing various literary elements 

  • 1/14 Hatchet Book Jacket-

    • Group activity- Students will complete the book jacket reviewing various literary elements DUE FOR GRADE

  • 1/15 Survival Pack Presentations/Peer Evaluations