RL.6.10

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 
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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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Daily Comprehension

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

Practice makes progress!

 
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read to succeed
   

We love books!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: The First Week of School
6th Grade ELA » Unit: The First Week of School
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Promote the joy of reading in your classroom.

 
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book love
   

Footprints in the Snow (or Marking Up a Text)

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

Marking up a text, annotating, leaving footprints in the snow...show us your thinking, kids!

 
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Figurative Language Scramble, Assessing for Background

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Madness!
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Madness!
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will create a cheat sheet for the upcoming poetry unit by matching poetic device terms with their coordinating example.

 
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Studying Tone

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

After reading "The Millionaire Miser," students will play an engaging tone performance game.

 
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Filling in the Blanks

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 6 Getting to Know Argumentative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 6 Getting to Know Argumentative Writing
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I am Sparta! Or...am I Athens? Students learn about the extreme differences in this lesson!

 
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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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Book Talk Day

6th Grade ELA » Unit: The First Week of School
6th Grade ELA » Unit: The First Week of School
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Share what you've read!

 
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book heart
   

Test Stress! Preparing Students for Standardized Testing

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

Don't let the test outsmart you!

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Eliminating Vague Words & Pronouns

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sick of reading the words they, it, and things? Teach students to use these words sparingly.

 
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Interview: LIVE!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can I conduct an entertaining, informative interview? Students will discuss interview techniques.

 
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Routines, routines.

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:

Students are introduced to their weekly homework, as well as the reading accountability measure called the "five-minute focus read."

 
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Lets Prepare for Literature Circles

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

How can we arrive prepared to group discussions? Students will fill out discussion boxes that they will bring to their literature circle.

 
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