• Bayou View Middle School - Weekly Lesson Plan

    •  Week of: October 11-October 15
    • Teacher: Comer/Johnson/Barton/Bellanger
    • Classroom News/Information: First week of the 2nd Nine weeks! 
    • Essential Question: How do our choices affect ourselves, our communities, and the world?

    Monday 9/20

    • Objective: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.W.6.4 
    • Procedure: The students will complete a check-in by writing responses to questions about their fall break. The students will write a reflection about the first nine weeks of school and their goals for the second nine weeks. 

    Tuesday 9/21

    • Objective: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. RI.6.1
    • Procedure: The teacher will read aloud World Without Fish Chapter 1. The students will write key details from the text on a poster with their group. The students will choose vocabulary words for our word wall from the text. The students will discuss as we read interesting findings from the text. 

    Wednesday 9/22

    • Objective: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. RI.6.1
    • Procedure: The students will use their collaborative group notes they took from yesterday's reading of World Without Fish Chapter 1 to answer complex questions from the text. Students must answer using textual evidence from the text.

    Thursday 9/23

    • Objective:Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. RI.6.6
    • Procedure: The students will write an informative summary based on the author’s point of view of World Without Fish Chapter 1. The students will use their work from Tuesday and Wednesday and the informative writing rubric to assist them in creating a powerful summary. 

    Friday 9/24

    • Objective: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. SL.6.1
    • Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. SL.6.4
    • Procedure:  The students will brainstorm with their group the problem presented by Mark Kurlansky in World Without Fish Chapter 1 and design a solution. The students may write out a plan to solve the problem or create a short presentation. The students will present their solutions at the end of the class period.