RL.6.1

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 
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How Does the Setting Affect a Story's Mood?

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How does an author create a spooky story?

 
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beach house
   

Theme: The All American Slurp (Day 1)

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The Lin family discovers that adjusting to a new country and culture can be challenging.

 
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Cells: The Basic Building Blocks of Living Things

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What does your house plant, pet, and grandma have in common? Let's learn and explore.

 
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Boost Comprehension with Reciprocal Reading

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Active reading increases comprehension of complex texts.

 
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reciprocal reading
   
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What's up with those woods anyway?

 
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the woods
   

Understanding Theme

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Have trouble determining the difference between plot and theme? This lesson will help!

 
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Plot: The Beginning

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The plot thickens. How does it all fit together to create a story?

 
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RACE to Answer

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Why do Children Misbehave?
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Why do Children Misbehave?
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Use the RACE method to answer a text dependent question.

 
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Generating and Answering Questions about Narrative Text

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Good readers ask text dependent questions!

 
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thinking
   

Theme: The All American Slurp (Day 2)

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How characters react to the events, people and places in their lives offers clues to a story’s theme.

 
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milk
   

What Makes a Memoir?

6th Grade ELA » Unit: My story, my memory, Memoir
6th Grade ELA » Unit: My story, my memory, Memoir
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are introduced to their first genre study. As a class we piece together traits of a memoir. Then we unpack these traits using a common text.

 
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memoir
   

Theme: The Stone (Day 1)

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Theme: A Mini Unit
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If you could wish for anything what would it be?

 
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Metaphor Poem: “Mother to Son”

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do authors use language to communicate through poetry?

 
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Contrast & Contradiction

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Multicultural Literature Circles
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Multicultural Literature Circles
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using the signpost model, kids locate moments of contrast in characters, using their Middle East/Asia novels.

 
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bandw
   

The Organization of Life - From Organelles to Organism

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By investigating the impact of mitochondrial disease on cells, students discover why cells matter.

 
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mitochondria
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