W.6.1d

Establish and maintain a formal style.

 
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Peer Review Expository Essay

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

This Exposition stuff is hard; good thing students have friends to help them out!

 
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Creating Valid Counterclaims

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:

Have kids bounce ideas off of each other, in order to develop advanced counterclaims.

 
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Writing an Expository Essay

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

As the Embedded Assessment for the unit, students write an Expository Essay around the theme of change.

 
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Writing the Argument

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 pick a topic and write an argument.

 
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State Your Claim!

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 move from just writing opinions to making evidence based claims!

 
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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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Hooking your Reader!

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

Hook that reader and reel him in!

 
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On-Demand Writing Scrimmage

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing and Revision Mini-Unit
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I'm pretty sure every school has some sort of timed writing situation. Our scrimmage happens mid-year and the results can be a nice assessment.

 
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Let's Argue

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:

After current event research, students choose an argument claim to pursue.

 
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Fitting in the Counterclaim & Final Typing Day

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:

Where does the opposite side of the claim fit into an argument? Students make final touches on their argument essays.

 
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Making The Claim

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 finally take their stance! Are zoos helpful or harmful to endangered species?

 
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Making The Claim-Day 2

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 take their stance on the topic; Are zoos harmful or helpful to endangered species?

 
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Making The Claim-Day 3

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 take their stance on the topic. Are zoos harmful or helpful to endangered species?

 
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