- I can determine the meaning of literal and figurative language (metaphors and similes) in literary text. (RL.6.4)
- I can analyze how an author’s word choice affects tone and meaning in a literary text. (RL.6.4)
- I can analyze how a particular sentence, stanza, scene, or chapter fits in and contributes to the development of a literary text. (RL.6.5)
- I can analyze how an author develops a narrator or speaker’s point of view. (RL.6.6)
- I can use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) to determine the meaning of a word or phrase. (RL.6.4a)
- I can create and present a text or artwork in response to a literary work. (W.6.11)
- I can develop a perspective or theme supported by relevant details. (W.6.11a)
- I can recognize and illustrate social, historical, and cultural features in the presentation of literary texts. (W.6.11b)
- I can create poetry, stories, plays, and other literary forms (e.g., videos, artwork). (W.6.11c)
- I can determine the meaning of figurative language.
- I can determine the meaning of a word from the context.
- I can analyze how the words affect tone and meaning.
- I can explain how a chapter fits into a theme.
- I can analyze how Laurence Yep develops Moon Shadow’s point of view.
- I can create a piece of artwork illustrating a scene from Dragonwings that contributes to one of the themes of the novel: “It’s hard to fit in when you move to live in another culture.”
- Structured notes (from homework)
- Mid-Unit 1 Assessment, Part 1: Point of View, Figurative Language, and Passage Connections from Dragonwings
- Mid-Unit 1 Assessment, Part 2: A Scene to Illustrate a Theme