RI.6.7

Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

 
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iPhone, iSpy: Cell Phone Triangulation

6th Grade Science » Unit: Forensics
6th Grade Science » Unit: Forensics
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Cell phones have made communication exponentially easier, and they have done the same for crime investigation!

 
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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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Cities in Mesopotamia: Understanding a Complex Text

6th Grade ELA » Unit: The ELA and Social Studies Connection: Content-Area Literacy
6th Grade ELA » Unit: The ELA and Social Studies Connection: Content-Area Literacy
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Engage students by having them create and interpret a map of an ancient Mesopotamian city after reading a nonfiction article and viewing a video clip.

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Drawing 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:

Students become detectives and read between the lines to draw conclusions.

 
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Viewing Video and Reading Text

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

What is your perspective?

 
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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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Mythology: Common Characteristics

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

Discover how the Greek gods struggled with the Titans and gained control of the heavens, the earth and the underworld.

 
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Compare and Contrast

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

Do we get more out of watching or reading?

 
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Analyzing "The Dream"

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

Keep Dreaming!

 
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Choice Arguments: Deciding on a Powerful Essay Topic.

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:

It is great to have an opinion! However, to push your argument to the next level, you'll need relevant news sources.

 
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Works Cited and Resources

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

This lesson is a whirlwind of necessity, in preparation for a research project.

 
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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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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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Practical Practice

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

By using the fabulous reading cards, "Practical Practice," Response to Intervention students read authentic texts in preparation for life.

 
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Tying Up Loose Ends

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Overcoming Obstacles
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Overcoming Obstacles
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does the documentary "The Boy Who Sees Without Eyes"connect to the central idea of the unit? Can we thematically link film & literature?

 
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