RL.6.6

Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

 
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Internal and External Conflicts

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:

Students will grapple with conflict as it is presented in a variety of forms.

 
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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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Different Points of View

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Whoever said roses were red? Students determine point of view in poetry and hold discussions on how point of view affects the story.

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The Southpaw

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Short Stories
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Short Stories
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Passing notes at school? What an intriguing way to tell a story!

 
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Reach for the Sky (or at least an Exemplary Personal Narrative)

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

Sometimes students need a mentor text to guide them if they're stuck. By showing my students what a "Exemplary," "Proficient," and "Emerging" text looks like, they can better align their own writing.

 
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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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What's Your Purpose?

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students indulge in PIES to help assist them in determining author's purpose.

 
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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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What is Perspective?

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 1: Part II- Analyzing Text
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Country living or City living? How can an author's perspective shape our beliefs?

 
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Continuing to Find Traits, Plus 6 Word Memoirs

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 will build on their understanding of memoir by finding more memoir traits in their independent texts, as well as creating their own six word memoir.

 
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Expository V. Narrative (And a Gorilla)

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

By giving students a narrative article, they will write a brief expository essay.

 
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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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Watch your tone!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 2: Part I- Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 2: Part I- Elements of Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students struggle through complex text to understand author's tone. How can knowing an author's tone affect your understanding?

 
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Features of Drama

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Performance and Fluency
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Performance and Fluency
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this collaborative lesson, groups will take a cute poem, and transform it into a funny play.

 
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Continued: 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:

Do students understand the major concepts of the unit? Make sure to slow down and highlight common misconceptions.

 
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