RI.6.3

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

 
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Close Reading: MLK's "I Have a Dream Speech"

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

How did MLK communicate his dream?

 
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Recipe for Conclusions

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 3 Nonfiction and Informational Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 3 Nonfiction and Informational Text
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How did we get there? Students work to understand the ingredients needed to draw a conclusion as they read an informational text on the beautiful Victoria Falls.

 
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Violence & Video Games, Day 1

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:

As we begin our argument unit, this lesson builds engagement as we discover a highly debatable topic.

 
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Comparative Texts

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

Connecting literature to the real world!

 
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Characters are Grown

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:

The students will read a novel in a day to analyze for character traits!

 
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Claim to Fame

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Brain Power! Non-Fiction Study of the Human Brain
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Brain Power! Non-Fiction Study of the Human Brain
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What kind of learner are you? Students take learning style quizzes, which will prepare them for writing claims about their personal learning style.

 
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Return To The Moon

6th Grade Science » Unit: Earth, Sun, and Moon
6th Grade Science » Unit: Earth, Sun, and Moon
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Make sure reading is part of learning science. Using reading strategies in the content area will engage and interest students in the concepts while building skills and confidence.

 
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A Man-Made Disaster

6th Grade Science » Unit: Master Disaster
6th Grade Science » Unit: Master Disaster
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Learning about disasters will generate interest in solving problems. We examine one disaster to determine what could happen if there were better ways to prevent and respond to it.

 
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Scientists Study Algae Blooms

6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Collecting Data in the Field
6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Collecting Data in the Field
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Scaffold the unit, build background knowledge, and analyze a concept with non-fiction text.

Standards:
 
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Should Zoos Exist-Day 5

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Research Based Argument
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing a Research Based Argument
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Should Zoos Exist? Students take their research global, while looking on-line at reliable resources to gather the answers to their questions.

 
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Revising

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Changes in Self-Perception: Part 2
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Changes in Self-Perception: Part 2
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By self-scoring and using time to reflect on their writing, students can revise successfully.

Standards:
 
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Better Than Gold

6th Grade Science » Unit: Matter and Atoms
6th Grade Science » Unit: Matter and Atoms
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Where are the world reserves of rare Earth minerals? Are we running out? Use active reading strategies to learn about matter, its properties, and its interactions.

 
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Green Problem Solving

6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Preparing for the Science Fair
6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Preparing for the Science Fair
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creative people are coming up with ideas for using clean energy such as Windstalks, Tree Houses, and Sparkling Supertrees. Read about ways to battle climate change.

 
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Poet Research Day

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

Unlocking meaning of poems begins with researching poets. How can we understand poetry on a deeper level? That starts with poet research.

 
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Research and Technology-The Tail

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

What games do you like to play? Students will compare and contrast two outdoor games and present their findings to the class.

 
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