RL.6.5

Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

 
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Recipe for Fiction

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:

Kick it up a notch with the right ingredients for fiction!

 
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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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Intro to Narrative (and some Silent Discourse)

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using some silent discourse, students will name when writers use narrative effectively and identify what makes it effective.

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Independent Reading Strategy Folder

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Reader's & Writer's Workshop: The Launch
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Reader's & Writer's Workshop: The Launch
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

 
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Same Story, Different Mode

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Exposition and Expository Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Exposition and Expository Writing
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In order to truly understand the difference between the two modes of writing that I'm teaching right now, students needed to compare/contrast.

 
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Close Reading

6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students dive into some very complex text to analyze it using the close reading strategies.

 
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Understanding Text Structure

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

Reading a story about a young girl who learns the true meaning of freedom sets the stage for this exploration of text structure.

 
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Maroo of the Winter Caves: Genre & Setting

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Maroo of the Winter Caves: Historical Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Maroo of the Winter Caves: Historical Fiction
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What are the defining characteristics that make this novel historical fiction?

 
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Differentiated Poetry Experience, Day 1

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

Poetry analysis lesson differentiated by ability using Wordsworth’s “Daffodils.”

 
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Poetry Station Rotations

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

Can students do it on their own?

 
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Intro to Storytelling

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In our first day in our new "worktext," we look at the learning focus, and begin our journey to narrative texts.

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Getting To Know The Lingo-Vocabulary

6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students become word experts and master the skill of using resources to define unknown words.

 
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Roller Coaster Plots and Story Starter Generator

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Story
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Story
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use a plot diagram and create a new story using an online story starter generator.

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Reading for Meaning

6th Grade ELA » Unit: "Raymond's Run"
6th Grade ELA » Unit: "Raymond's Run"
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Support your claim!

 
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Drama! Drama! Drama! Day 2

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 5 Drama
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 5 Drama
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"The tools of conquest lie within us" Students finish our study of conflict using the teleplay "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street."

 
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