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6th Grade ELA

(10 Units, 107 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!(12 Lessons)

Slip or Trip?

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

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

12 Resources

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12 Resources

67 Favorites

Violence & Video Games, Day 1

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:As we begin our argument unit, this lesson builds engagement as we discover a highly debatable topic.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

33 Favorites

Violence & Video Games, The Debate

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

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

17 Resources

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17 Resources

19 Favorites

Write it Out

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:What makes a strong argument? Students begin to craft an argument using "Can Video Games Lead to Murder?"

11 Resources

13 Favorites

11 Resources

13 Favorites

Writing Observation Day

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:Lets celebrate writing before we critique it. What can make our argument writing pop? How can it be improved? We'll study student samples to decide.

18 Resources

10 Favorites

18 Resources

10 Favorites

Choice Arguments: Deciding on a Powerful Essay Topic.

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:It is great to have an opinion! However, to push your argument to the next level, you'll need relevant news sources.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

15 Favorites

Let's Argue

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

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

17 Resources

8 Favorites

17 Resources

8 Favorites

Language Frame-It

6th Grade ELA

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Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:Feeling stumped on how to format your essay? Use this helpful language frame to shape your ideas.

12 Resources

14 Favorites

12 Resources

14 Favorites

First Draft Argument

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:Lets draft! Students type their first drafts. At the end, volunteers share highlights of their writing with the class.

12 Resources

13 Favorites

12 Resources

13 Favorites

Eliminating Vague Words & Pronouns

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

Big Idea:Sick of reading the words they, it, and things? Teach students to use these words sparingly.

15 Resources

10 Favorites

15 Resources

10 Favorites

Creating Valid Counterclaims

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

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

16 Resources

19 Favorites

16 Resources

19 Favorites

Fitting in the Counterclaim & Final Typing Day

6th Grade ELA

» Unit:

Pick a Side! Prove Your Point!

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

15 Resources

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15 Resources

7 Favorites