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Pacing Guide

        6th Grade ELA – Pacing Guide for 2016-2017

 

Week

Days

Skill/Topic

Story/Article/Novel

Resources

CCSS

 

Aug 11 -

Aug 12

 

2

These two days will be used for introductions, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 15 -Aug 19

-------

Aug 22 -Aug 26

 

 5

 

 

 5

 

Genres/Subgenres;

Point of View

3.8 Paragraph Writing

 

Review of Figurative Language;

Writing Styles for 6th Grade

Breakdown of Writing Scoring Rubric

n/a

PowerPoint Lessons

Smartboard Interactive Activities

Lesson Assessments

Compass Learning

 

 

Sample Writing Prompts

Key words from Scoring Rubric on cardstock

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

 

 

6.L.5

 

 

 

Aug 29 -

Sept 30

 

 

24

Elements of Plot;

Story Structure;

Citing Textual Evidence; Inference; Mood/Tone;

Character Traits;

Theme/Central Idea

 

Review Writing Styles and Scoring Rubric

 

 

 

Figurative Language

 

 

“Hatchet” Novel -

Movie to compare

Copies of “Hatchet” novel

Short answer/MC questions

CIITS Test

Compass Learning

Movie “A Cry in the Wild”

 

 

Examples of Released Writing Pieces for Students to Practice Scoring

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.L.5

 

 

 

Oct 3 -

Oct 7

 

5

Nonfiction –

Review of Text Features &

Text Structures

Scholastic News magazines

Scope magazines

PowerPoint Lessons

Smartboard interactive activities

Compass learning

6.RI.1

6.RI.2

6.RI.3

 
 

Oct 10 - Oct 14

 

FALL BREAK

 

 

 

 

Oct 17 - Oct 28

 

 

 

10

Narrative Writing -

“Show-Don’t Tell” prewriting activities;

Peer conferencing over rough drafts;

Use technology to produce and publish writing

 

 

 

Conventions of Standard English

 

Grammar for Writing Grade 6 textbook

 

 

 

 

PowerPoint Lessons

Writing Samples

K-PREP released items with annotated scoring

 

 

6.W.3

6.W.3a

6.W.3b

6.W.3c

6.W.3d

6.W.3e

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

 

6.L.1

6.L.2

6.L.3

 

 

 

Oct 31 -Dec. 16

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

Nonfiction:

Text Structures, cont.

 

Description,

Sequence,

Compare/Contrast,

Cause/Effect, and

Problem/Solution

Scholastic News magazines

Scope magazines

PowerPoint Lessons

Smartboard interactive activities

Lesson Assessments

Compass Learning

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

 

 

Jan. 2 -

Jan. 13

 

 

 

 

10

Pronouns:

Subjective, objective, & possessive pronouns;

Intensive pronouns;

Appropriate pronoun number and person;

Vague pronouns

Grammar for Writing Grade 6 textbook

 

 

PowerPoint Lessons

Smartboard interactive activities

Compass Learning

Lesson Assessments

YouTube videos

6.L.1

6.L.1a

6.L.1b

6.L.1c

6.L.1d

6.L.1e

 

 

Jan. 16 -

Feb 10

19

Informative Writing and

Argumentative Writing

 

n/a

Student Samples

PowerPoint Lessons

Whole Class Modeling Activities

Compass Learning

 

6.W.1

a,b,c,d,e

 

6.W.2

a,b,c,d,e,f

 

6.W.4

6.W.5

6.W.6

6.W.7

6.W.8

6.W.9

6.W.10

 

 

Feb 13 -March 10

 

19

Review of Literary Elements

“Freak the Mighty” novel

 

 

 

 

 

Lessons and quizzes

 

6.RL.1

6.RL.2

6.RL.3

6.RL.4

6.RL.5

6.RL.6

6.RL.7

6.RL.9

 

 

March 13 -

March 31

15

Review of Informational Reading

Scholastic News magazines

Scope magazines

PowerPoint Lessons

Smartboard interactive activities

Lesson Assessments

Compass Learning

6.RI.1 thru

6.RI.9

 

 

April 3 -

April 7

 

SPRING BREAK

 

 

 

 

April 10 -

April 14

5

Review of Informational Reading, continued

 

 

 

 

 

April 17 -April 21

 

5

On Demand Writing

 

Stand alone and passage based

 

n/a

Compass Learning

Informational text

6.W.1

6.W.2

 

 

April 24 -May 18

19

Review in preparation for KPREP - as determined by students’ needs;

KPREP – last 2 weeks of school

 

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

Spell correctly

Flocabulary Internet resource

Biweekly Spelling and/or Vocabulary Tests

6.L.2b

 

Ongoing

 

Read independently

n/a

AR Program

ACMS Library

Class Assignments

6.RL.10

6.RI.10