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1 Class: ELA Meece Middle School Curriculum Guide Grade: 6 Teacher: Neely and Denney Time Frame Unit Title Topics Standards 8/12-29/13 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 9/3-27/13 and Non- : Students will read a variety of fiction (short stories) and nonfiction Nonfiction Narrative Writing Sentences and Parts (Continued) Page 1 of 10 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 Textual Evidence Analysis Inferences Theme Central Idea

2 (memoirs, personal essays, articles, informational nonfiction, biographies, autobiographies); Students will write a narrative. 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.RI.1 6.RI.2 6.RI.3 6.RI.4 6.RI.5 6.RI.6 6.W.3 6.LS.3 Page 2 of 10 Supporting Details Summary Personal Opinions / Judgments Facts Characters Character Traits Setting Plot Exposition Conflict Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution 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)

3 Narrative Short Story Memoir Personal Essay Article Biography Autobiography 9/30/13 10/31/13 Novel Coraline Novels Coraline Pronouns Context Clues 6.LS.1 6.LS.4 6.LS.5 Novel Chapters Theme Plot Plot Development Setting Characters Character Traits Author s Purpose (PIE) Similes Metaphors Personification Onomatopoeia Idioms Cliches Allegory Connotation Denotation Genres 11/1-27/13 Fairy Tales Various Fairy Tales Fantasy Written vs. Audio vs. Video Write a Fairy Tale Page 3 of 10 Novel Chapters Theme Plot

4 Arts and Humanities Context Clues 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 Plot Development Setting Characters Character Traits Character Development Author s Purpose (PIE) 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 12/2-19/13 Poetry Poetry Music Genre Page 4 of 10 a. form b. stanzas c. sentence structure d. sound e. rhyme f. hyperbole

5 1 / 2-31/14 Informational Reading/Writing 6.LS.4 6.LS.5 Informational / Argument Articles 6.RI.1 Research 6.RI.2 Scholastic Scope 6.RI.3 SPAT 6.RI.4 On Demand 6.RI.5 6.RI.6 Page 5 of 10 g. rhyme scheme h. rhythm i. alliteration j. imagery k. figurative language l. simile m. onomatopoeia n. metaphor o. personification p. allegory q. tone r. speaker s. theme t. setting u. character v. point of view w. inference x. symbolism y. narrative poetry z. free verse aa. concrete terms bb. abstract terms cc. idiom dd. loaded words ee. connotation ff. positive connotation gg. negative connotation hh. denotation Textual Evidence Analysis Inferences Cite Evidence Central Idea Supporting Details

6 (Hindenburg - Chemistry) 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 Page 6 of 10 Summary Personal Opinion / Judgments Nonbiased Facts Examples Anecdotes Elaboration Connotative Meanings Denotation Meanings Technical Meanings Text Point of View 1 st person 2 nd Person 3 rd 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

7 Evaluate Argument Claims Memoir Biography Editorials 2/ 3 28/14 Novel When Zachary Beaver Came To Town When Zachary Beaver Came To Town Compare/Contrast Cultures Letters 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 Page 7 of 10 Novel Chapters Theme Plot Exposition Conflict Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution Plot Development Point of View 1 st 2 nd 3 rd Setting Characters Character Traits Author s Purpose (PIE) Similes Metaphors

8 3/ 3-31/13 vs. Nonfiction Comparing Genres Reading and Writing 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 Page 8 of 10 Personification Onomatopoeia Idioms Cliches Allegory Connotation Denotation Genres Central Idea Supporting Details Dialogue Dialect Variety of Previous Vocabulary from ELA Notebook

9 6.W.9 6.LS.2 6.LS.4 4/ 1 5/ 1 REVIEW And Novel 5/ 1 19/14 KPREP and Complete Novel Foldables All Core Standards ELA Vocabulary Notebook *All Dates Subject to Change Page 9 of 10

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