RI.6.6

Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

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

By looking at a visual, students take on the roles of kids, parents, community officials, and even a grouchy old neighbor!

 
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A Closer Look at Malala

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

Read with a purpose.

 
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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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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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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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Do We Really Need the Penny?

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:

Imagine a world where your two sense...err...cents don't count for anything! Students look at the evidence and decide, do we really need the penny?

 
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Narrator and Point 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:

Students experience war through a young girl's perspective. As students read the diary entry, they analyze for point of view and perspective.

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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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Should Zoos Exist?

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:

Students look hard at the research and decide if zoos are harmful or helpful to endangered animals.

 
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Suspicious Readers

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 dig deep into informational text to compare the accounts of the same event. How can one's perspective shape our personal beliefs?

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Introducing Bias and Continuing with Author's Purpose

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:

How do author's purpose and bias connect? We will read an article on autism that shows a different point of view and find evidence to support the author's attitude toward autism.

 
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The Power of 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:

A war is caused by one author's perspective? Students learn the power of perspective and the dangers it can have when it falls into the wrong hands!

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What is an Endangered Animal?

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:

Students investigate what it means to be endangered and what causes an animal to be listed as endangered.

 
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How Should Kids be Disciplined at School?

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

Can you support your opinion?

 
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Analyzing an Informational Text

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:

Students visit the internet daily, but can they analyze the information accurately.

 
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