W.6.6

Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

 
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The Subtext of Storytelling

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

By reading some articles on Subtext, students get a holistic approach to why storytelling is important.

 
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Nonfiction Detectives

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

No student can resist the invitation to get up and move around the classroom. In this lesson, students search the space for samples of fiction and nonfiction texts.

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Choice Novel Unit: Characterization PPT

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Choice Novel Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Choice Novel Unit
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Visual presentations that feature literary elements let students show what they know about character qualities.

 
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Chemistry Quilt: Meeting the Scientists Behind the Scenes

6th Grade Science » Unit: Engaging 21st Century Scientists
6th Grade Science » Unit: Engaging 21st Century Scientists
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Science is a human endeavor - help students meet the humans behind the science by making a Chemistry Quilt!

 
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A Disaster Public Service Announcement

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

Looking at disasters, students learn research techniques to gather information about a disaster in order to creatively design a Disaster Public Service Announcement.

 
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Publishing and Assessment

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

Get your ideas out there!

 
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Day 'O' Reflection

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:

We made it through the first trimester of middle school! How many books did you read this trimester? Which was your favorite? Students spend the day reflecting and creating a poster for the room.

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Ready, Set, PodCast!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Multicultural Literature Circles
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Multicultural Literature Circles
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What happens to these characters after our story ends? This PodCast interview gives students the chance to infer about these character's lives after the story ends.

 
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Virtual Bookshelf Day

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:

In order to keep track of our reading, students will create Shelfari accounts to track books read so far this year and write reviews. This is the maintenance day.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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