1st Nine Weeks

                           August 26-October 25             44 Days

 

WEEK #

Unit 1

Plot, Conflict, and Setting

Week 1

TEKS

5, 6A, 6B, 6C, 8A, 10A, 10D, 12B

Unit Titles:  The School Play, All Summer in a Day, Weather That’s Out of This World!/Space Settlements/Artists’ View of a Space Colony, Lemony Snickett, The Prince and the Pauper, Twain’s Tale Transplanted Today

Genres:

Fiction, Drama, Expository

 

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

CBA

WEEK #

Unit 2

Analyzing Character and Point of View

Week 5

TEKS

5, 6A, 6B, 6C, 8A, 7

Unit Titles:  Eleven, Jeremiah’s Song, Role-Playing and Discovery/ The Life and Adventures of Nat Love

Genres: Literary Nonfiction, Fiction

Week 6

Week 7

WEEK #

Unit 3

Understanding Theme

Week 8

TEKS

3A, 3B, 3C, 6B, 9A, 10A, 10D, 12A-B

Unit Titles:

The Day of Pompeii, Pompeii and Vesuvius, Scout’s Honor, How to Build a Bat House

Genres:

Fiction, Expository, Procedural

 

Week 9

Review/Assess/Reteach/Extend

Testable

TEKS

Vocabulary TEKS: 6.2A, 6.2B, 6.2E

Skills TEKS: 3A, 3B, 3C, 5, 6A, 6B, 6C, 7,  8A, 10D, 12B

Comprehension TEKS: Fig. 19D, E, F

TEKS 6.13A & 6.13B are embedded in all genres

TEKS 6.12B  is embedded in informational text

TEKS 6.8A is should be addressed in every lesson as writer’s craft

2nd Nine Weeks

                          October 28-January 17            45 Days

 

WEEK #

Unit 3 Con’t

Understanding Theme, Cont.

Week 10

continued

continued

Week 11

WEEK #

Unit 4

Sensory Language, Imagery, and Style

Week 12

TEKS

3A, 3B, 7, 8A 10A, 10C

Unit Titles: Tuesday of the Other June, The Problem with Bullies, The Jacket

Genres:

Fiction, Literary Nonfiction, Expository

 

Week 13

CBA

Week 14

WEEK #

Unit 5

The Language of Poetry

Week 15

TEKS

3A, 3B, 4A, 8A

Unit Titles: Sea-Fever/The Village Blacksmith, Message from the Caterpillar

Fog/Two Haiku, I’m Nobody/Is the Moon Tired?/Mooses

Genres:

Poetry

 

Week 16

Week 17

Week 18

Review/Assess/Reteach/Extend

Testable

TEKS

Vocabulary TEKS: 6.2A, 6.2B, 6.2E

Skills TEKS: 3A, 3B, 3C, 4A, 5, 6A, 6B, 6C, 7,  8A, 9A, 10A, 10C, 10D, 12A, 12B

Comprehension TEKS: Fig. 19D, E, F

TEKS 6.13A, 6.13B are embedded in all genres

TEKS 6.12B  is embedded in informational text

TEKS 6.8A is should be addressed in every lesson as writer’s craft

3rd Nine Weeks

                                January 21-March 28                44 Days

WEEK #

Unit 7

Biography and Autobiography

Week 19

TEKS

7A, 9A, 12B

Unit Titles: Matthew Henson, Over the Top of the World/Up and Over the Top, from the Story of My Life, American Sign Language, Houdini Documentary

Genres:

Literary Nonfiction

Week 20

Week 21

Week 22

CBA

WEEK #

Unit 8

Information, Argument, and Persuasion

Week 23

TEKS

10A-D,  11A, 11B, 12B,

Unit Titles:

Super Croc, The First Emperor/Digging Up the Past, Start the Day Right!, Shine-n-Grow, Brain Breeze

Genres:

Informational: Expository & Persuasive

Week 24

Week 25

Week 26

Week 27

Review/Assess/Reteach/Extend

Testable

TEKS

Vocabulary TEKS: 6.2A, 6.2B, 6.2E

Skills TEKS: 7A, 9A, 10A-D,  11A, 11B, 12B,

Comprehension TEKS: Fig. 19D, E, F

TEKS 6.13A, 6.13B are embedded in all genres

TEKS 6.12B  is embedded in informational text

TEKS 6.8A is should be addressed in every lesson as writer’s craft

4th Nine Weeks

                                     March 31-June 6                       47 Days

WEEK #

Unit 8

Information, Argument, and Persuasion, Cont.

Week 28

continued

continued

WEEK #

Unit 6

Myths, Legends, and Tales

Week 29

TEKS

3, 3A,3B, 12B,

Unit Titles: Apollo’s Tree/Arachne, Spider Webs, The Chenoo/The Passamaquoddy

Genres:

Literary: Theme and genre, Fiction, myths,

Week 30

Week 31

STAAR-Reading

WEEK #

Unit 9

The Power of Research

 

Week 32

TEKS

22A-B, 23A-E, 24A-B, 2A-D, 14C-E, 10A-D

 

Plan and focus research; Use the internet; Evaluate information; Evaluate a website; Use the library or media center; Choose and evaluate sources; Collect your own data

Genre: Informational

 

*Novel Studies by may be incorporated during Literature Circles

Week 33

Week 34

Week 35

Week 36

Testable TEKS

Vocabulary TEKS: 6.2A, 6.2B, 6.2E

Skills TEKS: 3, 3A, 3B, 10A-D, 12B

Comprehension TEKS: Fig. 19D, E, F

TEKS 6.13A, 6.13B are embedded in all genres

TEKS 6.12B  is embedded in informational text

TEKS 6.8A is should be addressed in every lesson as writer’s craft