W.6.9

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 
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Myth Madness: Apollo vs Hephaestus

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Reading & Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Reading & Writing
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of these two Olympian gods to determine which is the most powerful.

 
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Going, Going, Gone! (5 day project-based lesson)

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

The rapid decrease in population among many species means that we must put forth more effort to ensure that these species do not go extinct. Why not get our students involved?!

 
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Assessing Theme

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

To understand the theme, students must understand the author's message, or takeaway.

 
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Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Research Day

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:

After taking the learning style quiz, students research their top two learning styles and determine which is a better fit, based on evidence.

 
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Assessing Theme, Continued

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

Students try to combine their two central idea words to create a theme statement.

 
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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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Non-Fiction Literary Analysis Work Day, Continued

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 we choose quotes that show author's purpose? Students find ways to express author's purpose through the authors' words.

 
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Creative Letter, End to Unit

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

What happens in the future? Kids write creative letters and journal entries one of three characters.

 
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Non-Fiction Literary Analysis Work Day

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:

Students will understand the concept "literary analysis." They'll write their thesis statements and leads.

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Student Created Resource Library

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

Construct a collaborative student created resource library. These resources will be an interactive bulletin board for the project and students will have access to what lies within.

 
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Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories]in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics").

Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not").

Common Core ELA
 
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