6th Grade: Read, Write, Create

Quarter One: Short Story Unit

Learning Targets:

  • I can annotate text for significant details.
  • I can ask and respond to higher order questions about complext text, citing evidence from the text to support my response.
  • I can evaluate the author's use of description, plot, and impactful details to determine what makes an excellent piece and to support my own strength as a writer.
  • I can engage in rich discussion about complex text.

Friday Peace Circles: Build Community, strengthen social emotional skills.

  • Respect the talking piece
  • Speak from the heart.
  • Listen from the heart.
  • Remain in the circle
  • Honor confidentiality
  • Say just enough.