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Language Arts Curriculum and Timeline

Meece Middle School

2017 - 2018 Curriculum Map

Class: ELA

Grade: 6

Teacher: Neely

Time Frame

Unit Title

Topics

Standards

 

8/2018

Business / Friendly Letters:   Students will read and write a variety of business and friendly letters.

Business Letters

Friendly Letters

SPAT

On Demand Writing

Sentences and Parts

6.W.1

6.W.2

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

6.RI.2

6.RI.3

6.RI.5

6.LS.3

Business Letter

Friendly Letter

Main Idea / Central Idea

Supporting Ideas / Details

Topic Sentence

Hook

Formal Style

Credible Sources

Relevant Facts

Inferences

Evidence

Sentences

Paragraphs

Author’s Point of View

Author’s Purpose

Claims

Heading

Inside Address

Salutation

Body

Closing

Signature

8- 9/ 2018

Fiction and Non-Fiction:  Students will read a variety of fiction (short stories) and nonfiction (memoirs, personal essays, articles, informational nonfiction, biographies, autobiographies);

Students will write a narrative.

Fiction

Nonfiction

Narrative Writing

Sentences and Parts (Continued)

 

“Eleven”

“President Cleveland, Where Are You?”

“Trading Card Talk”

“Scout’s Honor”

“Matthew Henson at the Top of the World”

“Into Lucid Air”

“Summer of Fire”

Ghost of the Lagoon”

From “The Fun of It”

“Daring to Dream”

“Older Run”

From “Woodsong”

 

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RI.1

6.RI.2

6.RI.3

6.RI.4

6.RI.5

6.RI.6

6.W.3

6.LS.3

Textual Evidence

Analysis

Inferences

Theme

Central Idea

Supporting Details

Summary

Personal Opinions / Judgments

Facts

Characters

Character Traits

Setting

Plot

Exposition

Conflict

Rising Action

Climax

Falling Action

Resolution

Figurative Language

Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Idioms

Connotation

Denotation

Tone

Point of View – First Person, Second Person, Third Person, Omnescent, Limited.

Dialogue

Dialect

Cite Textual Evidence

Examples / Support

Anecdotes

Elaboration

Technical Meanings

Text Structure – Compare/Contrast, Chronological, Cause / Effect, Problem / Solution.

Author’s Purpose (PIE)

Narrative

Short Story

Memoir

Personal Essay

Article

Biography

Autobiography

 

 

10/2018

Fiction

Novel

Coraline

Novels

Fiction

Coraline

Pronouns

Context Clues

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

6.LS.1

6.LS.4

6.LS.5

6.LS.6

Novel

Fiction

Chapters

Theme

Plot

Plot Development

Setting

Characters

Character Traits

Author’s Purpose (PIE)

Figurative Language

Similes

Metaphors

Personification

Onomatopoeia

Idioms

Cliches

Allegory

Connotation

Denotation

Genres

 

 

11/ 2018

Fairy Tales

Various Fairy Tales

Fiction

Fantasy

Written  vs. Audio vs. Video

Write a Fairy Tale

Arts and Humanities

Context Clues

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

6.SL.1

6.SL.2

6.SL.4

6.SL.5

6.W.3

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.LS.2

6.LS.4

6.LS.6

Novel

Fiction

Chapters

Theme

Plot

Plot Development

Setting

Characters

Character Traits

Character Development

Author’s Purpose (PIE)

Figurative Language

Genres

Narratives

Fantasy

Compare / Contrast

Introduction

Body

Conclusion

Plot

Exposition

Conflict

Rising Action

Climax

Falling Action

Resolution

Imagination

Audio

Video

Written

Editing

Revision

Environment

Prequel

 

 

12 / 2018

Poetry

Poetry

Figurative Language

Music

Genre

6.RL.2

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

6.LS.4

6.LS.5

6.LS.6

 

  1. form
  2. stanzas
  3. sentence structure
  4. sound
  5. rhyme
  6. hyperbole
  7. rhyme scheme
  8. rhythm
  9. alliteration
  10. imagery
  11. figurative language
  12. simile
  13. onomatopoeia
  14. metaphor
  15. personification
  16. allegory
  17. tone
  18. speaker
  19. theme
  20. setting
  21. character
  22. point of view
  23. inference
  24. symbolism
  25. narrative poetry
  26. free verse
  27. concrete terms
  28. abstract terms
  29. idiom
  30. “loaded” words
  31. connotation
  32. positive connotation
  33. negative connotation
  34. denotation

 

1 / 2019

Informational Reading/Writing

Informational / Argument Articles

Research

Scholastic Scope

SPAT

On Demand

 

(Hindenburg - Chemistry)

6.RI.1

6.RI.2

6.RI.3

6.RI.4

6.RI.5

6.RI.6

6.RI.7

6.RI.8

6.RI.9

6.W.1

6.W.2

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

6.W.7

6.W.8

6.W.9

6.LS.2

6.LS.4

6.LS.6

 

 

Textual Evidence

Analysis

Inferences

Cite Evidence

Central Idea

Supporting Details

Summary

Personal Opinion / Judgments

Nonbiased

Facts

Examples

Anecdotes

Elaboration

Figurative Language

Connotative Meanings

Denotation Meanings

Technical Meanings

Text

Point of View

1st person

2nd Person

3rd Person

Text Structures

Compare / Contrast

Problem / Solution

Cause / Effect

Chronological Order

Spatial Order

Text Features

  • Titles
  • Subtitles
  • Pictures
  • Photographs
  • Captions
  • Maps and map keys
  • Graphs and charts
  • Side bars
  • Headlines / Bylines / Datelines
  • Fonts

Trace

Evaluate

Argument

Claims

Memoir

Biography

Editorials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/ 2019

Novel – When Zachary Beaver Came To Town

When Zachary Beaver Came To Town

 

Compare/Contrast Cultures

 

Letters

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

6.W.1

6.W.2

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

6.W.7

6.W.8

6.W.9

6.LS.2

6.LS.6

 

 

 

Novel

Fiction

Chapters

Theme

Plot

Exposition

Conflict

Rising Action

Climax

Falling Action

Resolution

 

Plot Development

Point of View

1st

2nd

3rd

Setting

Characters

Character Traits

Author’s Purpose (PIE)

Figurative Language

Similes

Metaphors

Personification

Onomatopoeia

Idioms

Cliches

Allegory

Connotation

Denotation

Genres

Central Idea

Supporting Details

Dialogue

Dialect

 

3 / 2019

Fiction vs. Nonfiction

Comparing Genres

Reading and Writing

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

6.RI.1

6.RI.2

6.RI.3

6.RI.4

6.RI.5

6.RI.6

6.RI.7

6.RI.8

6.RI.9

6.W.1

6.W.2

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

6.W.7

6.W.8

6.W.9

6.LS.2

6.LS.4

6.LS.6

 

 

 

Variety of Previous Vocabulary from ELA Notebook

4 / 2019

REVIEW

And Novel

Foldables

All Core Standards

ELA Vocabulary Notebook

5/ 2019

KPREP and Complete Novel

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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