Mrs. Farmer's ELA/Reading Classroom

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Mrs. Farmer's Weekly News: Monday, 3/21- Friday, 3/25


Mrs. Mallet (the other 6th grade ELA teacher) and I are offering tutoring sessions for the GA Milestones Testing on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 24: 3:30-4:30

Monday, March 28th: 3:30-4:30

Tuesday, March 29th: 3:30-4:30

Thursday, March 31: 3:30-4:30

Resources to Help for GA Milestones! Practice Makes Perfect!

Click on the each of the following to go to a link with practice questions and exemplars of correct answers. You can print and continue with practice at home. Why just pass when you can exceed!! Let's do this!! E-mail me with any questions! Also, check out the tutoring dates and times!

Click on the Links Below to Practice Must-Know Vocabulary Words for GA Milestones

Argumentative Extended Response Practice for Next Week Below


Common Core Standards Covered This Week:

CCSSRL.6.4: Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.

a. Use context as a clue to a meaning of a word or phrase.

b. use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.

c. Consult reference materials to find the pronunciation of a word.

CCSSRL.6.5: Demonstrate an understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

a. Interpret figures of speech in context.

b. Use the relationship between particular words (cause/effect, part/whole, item/category)

c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) and denotations (definitions) of words.

CCSSW.6.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Learning Targets:

I can determine the meaning of unknown words.

I can understand relationships between words.

I can understand the difference between connotative and denotative meanings.

I can determine the relationship between words.

I can write an argumentative essay.

We will be reviewing for Milestones All WEEK! Reading, Writing, Vocabulary!

Future Educators of America Club!

  • We are working on a time for a school-wide dance and fundraiser for Future Educators of Madras Middle School! More information soon!
  • Please, let's us know if you can help volunteer!
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