SL.6.4

Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

 
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Theme: The All American Slurp (Day 1)

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

The Lin family discovers that adjusting to a new country and culture can be challenging.

 
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Understanding Theme

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

Have trouble determining the difference between plot and theme? This lesson will help!

 
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Theme: The All American Slurp (Day 2)

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

How characters react to the events, people and places in their lives offers clues to a story’s theme.

 
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Theme: The Stone (Day 1)

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

If you could wish for anything what would it be?

 
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Slip or Trip?

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:

Was Queenie tripped or did she slip down the stairs? Use this engaging resource to kick-off the argument unit.

 
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Main Idea and Supporting Details

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra Credit Book Response to Intervention Unit
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Extra Credit Book Response to Intervention Unit
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using a catchy song as the mini-lesson, students identify the Main Idea and Supporting Details of a passage and a map.

 
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Mythology Jigsaw: Compare & Contrast

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

A flying horse? Spiders? A duel? Which myth do you want to read?

 
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Violence & Video Games, The Debate

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:

What makes great argument writing? Part of it is having an opinion and finding your voice. This is done through oral argument.

 
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Theme: Skits (Day 1)

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

Fascinating characters in a colorful setting are just boring without a central problem illustrating a theme.

 
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Theme: The Stone (Day 2)

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

Be careful what you wish for!

 
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Maroo of the Winter Caves Poetry Presentations

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Maroo of the Winter Caves: Historical Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Maroo of the Winter Caves: Historical Fiction
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It’s time to assemble the stanzas written by small groups into class poems.

 
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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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Theme: Skits (Day 2)

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

The strength of friendship and the lure of power hook the audience in these skits created by students.

 
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Master Disaster - A Summative Assessment

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

Looking at a disaster, students use creativity and problem-solving skills to analyze the response to a disaster, determine a recommendation, and then present their findings.

 
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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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