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About the ELA Daily Review: Each month contains 4-5 weeks of ELA bell work, which will have a theme around the season, national holidays, or events associated with that particular month. The morning work is focused on ELA 6th Grade Common Core Standards. Each day has a thematic structure to cover language standards as well as enhance vocabulary and comprehension skills.
ELA Weekly Assessments for 6th Grade? These are a great companion for the morning work to assess the skills covered.
What is included?
This bundle includes ELA Daily Review for the months of August - June. Each month includes 4-5 weeks of morning work.
Each week follows a predictable and engaging structure:
Meaningful Monday: Monday is focused on making meaning. Tasks will focus on synonyms, antonyms, vocabulary words, context clues, and making meaning in a short amount of text. Some tasks may require students to make meaning in the text (inference, message, adages, proverbs, etc.) or build vocabulary skills.
Text Structure Tuesday: Tuesdays will have a paragraph that requires students to identify the text structure, signal words, main idea, author's perspective, or vocabulary, or any other question types related to the Craft and Structure standards.
Wordy Wednesday: Wednesday is all about working with words. Tasks include working with shades of meaning, homophones, spelling, prefixes, suffixes, roots, and other word skills.
Throwback Thursday:Thursday is all about grammar usage and conventions.
Figurative Friday: Figurative Friday tasks include working with various types of figurative language including similes, metaphors, idioms, poems, alliteration, structures of poems and more!
About the Math Daily Review: This growing bundle will contain sets of 4-5 weeks of morning work for August-June. For August, the math is focused on a review of 5th grade skills that lead up to 6th grade standards. The math is aligned to 6th Grade Common Core Standards and meant to be a review.
Months already included:
August - available now
September - available now
October - available now
November - available now
December - coming soon
January - coming soon
February - coming soon
March - coming soon
April - coming soon
May - coming soon
June - coming soon
Each week follows the same routine and structure.
•- Multiplication & Division, Whole Numbers & Decimals, Expressions & Equations, Problem-Solving, Ratios & Rates
•Whole Numbers & Decimals, Rational Numbers, Statistics & Probability
• No Word Problems! Students have 3 problems without words. Multiplication & Division, Expressions & Equations,
•Relationships Between Variables, Geometry, Graphs, Coordinate Planes, Units of Measure
•Nothing says Fun Friday like Fractions! Fractions, Percent
I created this resource in my own classroom because I saw a need to continuously review these key areas. By following this same structure each week, students know what to expect while they are also building their confidence in these essential math areas.
I have also found several other benefits from this morning work routine:
1)Routine!-My students knew exactly what to do when they come in the classroom. Also, if I needed a few extra minutes due to meetings or other housekeeping duties, I knew my students were spending that time working on essential math skills, not just “busy work.” The morning work is meant to be short and sweet, skill practice, plus engaging.
2)Short & Sweet- There are only a few problems so it shouldn’t take longer than 10 minutes. This will also let you know if students are still having difficulty with a certain skill.
3)Fewer Copies- Only one sheet of paper for the whole week! (Copy front and back)
4)A Weekly Grade-My students know this and do not want to do the work for homework or have a poor grade. This helped get them started right away in the morning. I also go over the problems each morning and allowed students to fix their work before turning it in. In my opinion, this is beneficial because it keeps the students engaged as we go over it, ESPECIALLY if they had difficulty with it. This was also beneficial for students because if they paid attention and “added on to their thinking,” they can earn a good grade that will be added weekly. For students that already struggle, this is confidence building and motivating.
The Math Daily Review comes as a printable pdf and in a digital format. The digital format includes Google Slides and self-grading Google Forms. The links for both of these are on a separate
: The Google Slides are organized into a weekly presentation. Each day is on one slide. Some teachers like to separate out the slides to share them on a daily basis. You are able to do this if you don't want to give students a whole week at a time.
: With the Google Forms, each day has its own Google Form.
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