6th Grade Language Arts

Begin with the End in Mind

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Weekly Objectives:    Determine the meanings of words and phrases such as figurative language, connotative meanings and the impact of a specified word choice on meaning and tone.
Use context as a clue and acquire and use grade-appropriate vocabulary
Compare and contrast reading a text to listening or viewing and audio/video version
Determine the theme, tone/mood, structure, and voice of a poem.
I will: use context clue
determine figurative language and connotative meanings.
compare and contrast different media versions.
determine the theme, tone/mood, structure, and voice of a poem.

I know I've got it when: I can determine the theme, tone/mood, structure, and voice of a poem as well as well as determine the figurative and connotative language used.

Essential Question: What do good readers do? Am I clear about what I just read? How do I know?

Why does it matter? What makes a poem a "great" poem?
Story/Author: Various
Genre: Poetry
Vocabulary: 55 critical vocabulary words

ALL YEAR:

L.6.4 & 6.6- Vocabulary
SL.1- Discussions
RL 1 & RI 1- Cite the text
W 6.4- Produce clear and coherent writings

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