Weekly Lesson


MONDAY   4/1        Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (grammar)

The class will review comma rules 1-4 then apply comma rules to non-fiction text.

Students will write a short story applying comma rules 1-4.

Students will edit peer paragraphs.

 

TUESDAY   4/2   Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (Sentence Parts)

 The class will review comma rules 5-8 then apply comma rules to non-fiction text.

Students will write a short story applying comma rules 5-8.

Students will edit peer paragraphs.

 

WEDNESDAY 4/3    Agenda:   SHORT DAY

Students will complete daily DGP (Sentence Type/Purpose)

The class will review comma rules 9, 10 then apply comma rules to non-fiction text.

Students will write a short story applying comma rules 9, 10.

Students will edit peer paragraphs.

 

THURSDAY   4/4    Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (Capitalization/ Punctuation)

Students will practice locating comma rules within a text (magazine articles, newspaper articles).

 

FRIDAY  4/5   Agenda:

Students will test DGP 27

Students will practice locating comma rules within a text (magazine articles, newspaper articles).




Spring Break   March 25-29




MONDAY   3/18        Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (grammar)

The class will review terminology related to compare contrast essays by reading “Nests and Houses”.

Students will highlight compare/contrast terminology.

Students will then begin to construct a simple comparison and contrast paragraph.

 

TUESDAY   3/19   Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (Sentence Parts)

Students will review terminology. 

Large group will read and discuss the article “What is the Difference between a Crocodile and an Alligator?” (CHUNKING)

Students will ANNOTATE article and then complete a Venn diagram independently.

 

WEDNESDAY 3/20    Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (Sentence Type/Purpose)

Students will focus on the organization of a compare/ contrast paper by DECONSTRUCTING the previous article “What is the Difference between a Crocodile and an Alligator?”

Students will determine organization of passage. (Block or Alternating)

 

THURSDAY   3/21    Agenda:

Students will complete daily DGP (Capitalization/ Punctuation)

Students will work with a longer article “Coming to America”.   After a large group read, the students will create a Venn diagram comparing Ellis Island and Angel Island in the early 1900’s (first part of the article) (CHUNKING)

Then the students will create a Venn diagram comparing Ellis Island and Angel Island now (last part of the article).

 

FRIDAY  3/22   Agenda:

Students will test DGP 27

Students will complete “Coming to America” assignment.

Students will create a Venn diagram comparing 2 best friends.












Week of 3/11/19 – 3/15/19 Ballew DGP 26 6th Gr. English

MONDAY 3/11

DGP Parts of Speech

Standards: W.6.4, W.6.1, W6.2a, SL.6.4, RI.6.8

The students will be able write a claim and support it with reasons.

Students will understand how claims and/or arguments are supported and distinguish valid claims from claims that aren’t supported.

Agenda:

  • Students will complete daily DGP (grammar)
  • The class will discuss the difference between fact and opinion and will complete an activity highlighting facts vs. opinions with a peer.
  • Students will continue writing 3 body paragraphs for their argumentative assignment.

Assessment:

Lg. group discussion,

Thumbs Up/ Thumbs Down

Opinion Vs. Fact Worksheet

TUESDAY 3/12

DGP Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject ,Predicate, etc)

Standards: W.6.3c, SL6.1d W.6.4, W.6.1, W6.2a, SL.6.4 ,

Students can use a variety of transition words, phrases and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

Agenda:

  • Students will complete daily DGP (grammar)
  • Large group discussion reviewing introduction
  • Partner with a peer to determine attention grabber (a thought provoking question, intriguing example)
  • Students will focus on writing a proper introd­­ction in an argumentative paper.

Assessment:

Oral response

Small group discussion

Completed written introduction

 

WEDNESDAY 3/13

DGP Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

Standards: W.6.1e,W.6.4, W.6.1, W6.2a, SL.6.4

Students can provide a concluding statement that follows from the argument presented.

Agenda:

  • Students will complete daily DGP (Sentence Type/Purpose)
  • Students will focus on writing a proper conclusion in an argumentative paper.
  • Students will Turn and Talk with a peer evaluating the validity of their conclusions.

Assessment:

Small group discussion

Completed written conclusion

 

THURSDAY 3/14

DGP Punctuation ( L.6.2, L.6.2a)

Diagram

Standards: W.6.4, W.6.1, W6.2a, SL.6.4, W.6.1e

Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

Agenda:

  • Students will complete daily DGP (Capitalization/ Punctuation)
  • 4 R’s of paraphrasing
  • Teacher will give examples of paraphrasing. Students will determine which paraphrase is correct.

Assessment:

Left/Right

Red Light/Green Light

FRIDAY 3/15

DGP Review

Standards: W.6.1a,W.6.1b,W.6.1c, W.6.1d, W.6.1e,

Students will introduce a precise claim, provide reasons and evidence to support claims, utilize credible sources, understand and use a formal style, and provide an effective conclusion.

Agenda:

  • Students will test DGP 26
  • Students will perform a 10 point self-evaluation pertaining to their argumentative writing assignment before submitting the final project.

Assessment:

Google Classroomtest

Self-Evaluation Checklist

Final assignment

























































































NDAY   3/4

DGP 25   Parts of Speech

Students will complete the Internet Research portion of their graphic organizer. 
They must provide two valid websites.

  

TUESDAY   3/5    Benchmark Testing

DGP 25   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject ,Predicate, etc)

 Students will outline three claims and two FACTS for each claim.Students will begin
the introduction, paying close attention to their ‘attention grabber”.

 

WEDNESDAY     3/6                               

DGP 25   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

 Students will begin their second paragraph including a topic sentence, supporting evidence,
and additional details.  A transition statement must be used when adding supporting evidence fo

 
T
HURSDAY   3/7  
DGP 25  Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram

 Students will begin their third paragraph including a topic sentence, supporting evidence, and
 additional details.  A transition statement must be used when adding supporting evidence for
 the second detail.

 

FRIDAY  3/8  

DGP 25 TEST

Begin the concluding paragraph







MONDAY   2/25

DGP 24   Parts of Speech

Introduce “argument” writing assignment and claims.  Students will review topics.

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TUESDAY   2/26                

 

DGP 24   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject ,Predicate, etc)

 Students will select their topic and begin their online research.  Students must select 2 reliable websites for collecting their information.

 

WEDNESDAY      2/27                            

DGP 24   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

 Students will continue and COMPLETE THEIR online research. 

THURSDAY   2/28  

DGP 24  Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram

Students will formulate three claims and begin adding their information to their graphic organizer.

FRIDAY  3/1

 DGP 24 Test                                                        

 





MONDAY   2/18

OUT  Bad Weather Make-Up Day

 

TUESDAY   2/19                  

DGP 23   Parts of Speech

DGP 23   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject, Predicate, etc)

Students can plan, revise, edit, rewrite or try a new approach in their writing with some help of peers and adults.

 

WEDNESDAY   2/20                             

DGP 23   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

Students can plan, revise, edit, rewrite or try a new approach in their writing with some help of peers and adults.

 

THURSDAY   2/21  

DGP 23  Punctuation/Diagram

Students will use appropriate transitions to present clear connections between ideas and concepts.

 

FRIDAY  2/2 

DGP 23 Test


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MONDAY   2/11
DGP 22  Parts of Speech (Indirect Object)
Editing Cupid’s status updates.  Students will apply knowledge of edit marks and rewrite passages correctly. 

TUESDAY   2/12            
 DGP 22   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject, Predicate, etc)
Editing Cupid’s status updates.  Students will apply knowledge of edit marks and rewrite passages correctly. 


WEDNESDAY    2/13       
DGP 22   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose
Valentine’s Day Figurative Language.  Students will color code specific types of figurative language in various Valentine passages.

THURSDAY   2/14    
DGP 22  Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram
Valentine Dance
House Meetings

FRIDAY  2/15
 DGP 22 Test   
Writing the Perfect Break-Up letter.  Students will develop a graphic organizer to write a break-up letter and will be required to follow certain criteria.
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MONDAY   2/4
DGP 21 Parts of Speech (Indirect Object)
Weekly Writing # 13   Writers Choice / Brainstorm
Writing Skill: Indent and margins, Introduction, writing a strong thesis statement
Focus Skill: Adjectives and Adverbs


TUESDAY   2/5            
 DGP 21   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject, Predicate, etc)
Weekly Writing # 13 Writers Choice / Rough draft
Writing Skill:  Indent and margins, reinforce introduction, peer review
Focus Skill: Adjectives and Adverbs


WEDNESDAY    2/6 SHORT DAY      
DGP 21   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose
Weekly Writing # 13 Writers Choice / Edit / Revise
Writing Skill:   Indent and margins, reinforce introduction, peer review
Focus Skill: Adjectives and Adverbs


THURSDAY   2/7    
DGP 21 Clauses / Punctuation / Diagram
Weekly Writing # 13 Writers Choice / Final Draft
Writing Skill:  Indent and margins, introduction
Focus Skill: Adjectives and Adverbs


FRIDAY 2/8
 DGP 21 Test   
Weekly Writing # 13 Writers Choice / Final Draft DUE

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MONDAY   1/28

DGP 20  Parts of Speech (Commas/Apostrophes)

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then

 

Writing Skill: Revision and Editing Skills/What’s the Difference?

Type writing assignment in Google Docs

 

TUESDAY   1/29                           

 DGP 20   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase,Subj/Predicate,etc)

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then

 

Writing Skill: A Look at Plagarism vs. Paraphrasing

 

WEDNESDAY     1/30                            

DGP 20   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then

 

Writing Skill:  A Look at Plagarism vs. Paraphrasing

 

THURSDAY   1/31   

DGP 20  Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Revise

 

Writing Skill: Plagiarism and Citing Sources

 

FRIDAY  2/1

 

 DGP 20 Test                                                        

Writing Skill: Plagiarism and Citing Sources

 





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MONDAY 1/21

OUT  MLK Day

 

TUESDAY   1/22                             

 DGP 19    Parts of Speech and  Sentence Parts Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Research valid website for valid information.

Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast: Students will incorporate specific clauses and key phrases related to compare and contrast.

 

WEDNESDAY            1/23                    

DGP 19   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Students will continue writing their final draft, peer edit and revise as necessary.

 

THURSDAY   1/24    

DGP 19  Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram

Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Complete final draft and type into a word document.

 

FRIDAY  1/25

 DGP 19 Test                                       

Valid Resource Scavenger Hunt


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MONDAY   1/14   
DGP 18   Parts of Speech (Commas/Apostrophes)
Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Brainstorm
Grammar Skill: x
Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast
Review vocabulary used for each description.

TUESDAY   1/15            
 DGP 18   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase, Subject/Predicate,etc)
Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Pre-Write
Grammar Skill: x
Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast Practice steps to compare and contrast.  
Credible Resources

WEDNESDAY    1/16       
DGP 18   Clauses, Sentence Type, Sentence Purpose
Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Pre-Write
Grammar Skill: x
Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast
Snowball Compare and Contrast Practice

THURSDAY   1/17     
DGP 18   Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram
Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Revise
Grammar Skill: x
Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast

FRIDAY  1/18
 
DGP 18 Test   
Weekly Writing # 12  Childhood: Now and Then: Peer Edit
Grammar Skill: x
Writing Skill: Compare and Contrast
Snowball/ Compare and Contrast (Cat/Dog)




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Students:  Please make sure you have your Resource Folder!  If you do not, please see me for help in making a new one!
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MONDAY   1/7    

DGP 17   Parts of Speech (Commas/Apostrophes)

Weekly Writing # 11  A New Year and A New Me: Brainstorm

Skill: Commas, Parentheses, Dashes

Writing Skill: Inside margins, Indent, NEAT

Comma Rules 1-2

 

TUESDAY   1/8                             

DGP 17   Sentence Parts (Prep. Phrase,Sub/Predicate, etc)

Weekly Writing # 11  A New Year and A New Me: Pre-write

Skill: Commas, Parentheses, Dashes

Writing Skill: Inside margins, Indent, NEAT

Comma Rules 3-4

 

WEDNESDAY     1/9                              

School is OUT.

Professional Development for Teachers

 

THURSDAY   1/10    

DGP 17   Clauses/Punctuation/Diagram

Weekly Writing # 11  A New Year and A New Me: Apply Skill

Skill: Commas, Parentheses, Dashes

Writing Skill: Inside margins, Indent, NEAT

Comma Rules 5-6

        

FRIDAY  1/11                                                        

DGP 17   TEST

Weekly Writing # 11  A New Year and A New Me: Final Draft

Skill: Commas, Parentheses, Dashes QUIZ

Writing Skill: Inside margins, Indent, NEAT

Comma Rules 7-8











THURSDAY   1/3    

Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Elements (Notes/Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lu1U8xlOxMI

Commas, Parentheses, and Dashes

                 

FRIDAY  1/4                                                        

Practice Commas, Parentheses, and Dashes in everyday text.

Locate main clause in a sentence and add correct punctuation.

 

   











MONDAY   10/22                                     

Parent Teacher Conference

 

TUESDAY   10/23                                      

DGP 11

Skill : Subjects/Predicates

Spelling Log Unit 6

Weekly Writing prompt: Drug Free (PowerPoint on Useful Links page)

Brainstorm/Rough Draft

 

WEDNESDAY       10/24  

DGP 11

Skill : Subjects/Predicates

Spelling Log Unit 6

Weekly Writing prompt: Drug Free

Revise/Include Skill

 

THURSDAY         10/25                                          

DGP 11

Skill : Subjects/Predicates

Spelling Log Unit 6

Weekly Writing prompt: Drug Free

Final Draft

 

FRIDAY       10/26

 Tests: DGP 11, Subjects/Predicates