W.6.3d

Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

 
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Habitats: It's a Seller's Market! (2 Day Lesson)

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

In order for an animal to survive, it must be able to find a suitable habitat that provides food, water, cover, and a safe place to raise its young.

 
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sale
   

Change is Good

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:

Can we effectively give feedback in a courteous and constructive way? By the end of this lesson, students should walk away with some concrete ways to improve their narratives.

 
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Lining up Literary Language

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

Why would a poet say that?

 
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alliteration
   

Is Your Writing too Sketchy?

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

Describe it with the right word!

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sketchy
   

Using Visuals to Stir Stories

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

By brainstorming elements of a short story, students will be able to apply these same elements to their own writing.

 
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story
   

What's Really Going On?

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:

How can we fully develop protagonists? Students will develop their memoir's inner story. What is happening behind the scenes?

 
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stipula fountain pen
   

Writing Clarity: Let's be clear about one thing

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

I can see it clearly now! (thanks to awesome description!)

 
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clear
   

If You're Not From Here....

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Create a Time Capsule
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Create a Time Capsule
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Don't forget where you came from....

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Story Writing, Using a Poem

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Special Days (Holidays & In Between Formal Units)
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Special Days (Holidays & In Between Formal Units)
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can we take our creative writing even further? Kids build on their poems by creating stories.

 
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Limericks and Connections

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:

It's always a good idea to acknowledge holidays in the classroom. This lesson connects to St. Patrick's Day without missing a beat in the Unit.

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Common Core ELA
 
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