SL.6.2

Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

 
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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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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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d aulaires
   

Close Reading for Conflict

6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is conflict always a bad thing? As students use their close reading strategies, they will determine whether or not conflict is always bad.

 
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Exploring Poetry: Write Your Own Nature Poem

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

Go on a nature walk, find something inspiring, write a poem!

 
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Interview: LIVE!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra, Extra, Read all about it!
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can I conduct an entertaining, informative interview? Students will discuss interview techniques.

 
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sennmicrophone
   

Exploring Poetry: Get Ready to Write!

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

Free verse nature poems with an element of surprise are the perfect way to get to students motivated to write.

 
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rooftop
   

Arguing Both Sides: Phones in School?

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

Deeper understanding comes from understanding both sides of an issue.

 
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What Are The Benefits of Parks In A Community?

6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Collecting Data in the Field
6th Grade Science » Unit: Pond Study: Collecting Data in the Field
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Bring in a community member. Pose a question. Use available resources. Build a problem-based learning experience.

Standards:
 
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Plotting Character Change: It Takes Guts!

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:

Life poses challenges. Will the protagonist sink or swim?

 
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cinderella before
   

How To Observe Jupiter

6th Grade Science » Unit: Earth, Sun, and Moon
6th Grade Science » Unit: Earth, Sun, and Moon
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The universe is made up of galaxies that have stars and planets. Understanding these stars and planets will help students learn how those objects affect their life.

 
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114lcm computerized telescope man
   

SLANT, and Be An Active Participant

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

Presenting research is just as much about expectations from the audience as it is from the presenter. Here's how I address that:

 
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Myth Reading Groups: Final Presentations

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

Creativity paves the way to understanding as students display their work summarizing myths.

 
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Textbook Road Map

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

Tired of kids asking "What page is that on?," this lesson teaches them to be self-sufficient about navigating a textbook.

 
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Writing To Sources-The Tail

6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
6th Grade ELA » Unit: BootCamp
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students write a letter of recommendation for Tasha based on her experiences with her brother Junior.

 
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Recognizing How Time Relates to Change

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

In this lesson, adapted from SpringBoard, students will watch clips from Big and Back to the Future to see how time and change are related.

Standards:
 
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