RL.6.3

Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

 
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Elements of the Plot

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What can the plot tell us?

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Internal and External Conflicts

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will grapple with conflict as it is presented in a variety of forms.

 
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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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Generating and Answering Questions about Narrative Text

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Good readers ask text dependent questions!

 
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The Southpaw

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Short Stories
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Character Change: Short Stories
Sue Andrews
Shrewsbury, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
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Passing notes at school? What an intriguing way to tell a story!

 
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Character Counts

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Read between the lines!

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Characters: The Struggle Within

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can a character trait cause conflict? Students work with a text to see how one girl's boldness changes the customs of a hundred year tradition!

 
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Reach for the Sky (or at least an Exemplary Personal Narrative)

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

Sometimes students need a mentor text to guide them if they're stuck. By showing my students what a "Exemplary," "Proficient," and "Emerging" text looks like, they can better align their own writing.

 
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Read for Meaning: The Sound of Summer Running

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

Uncovering the literal meaning of a story takes skill.

 
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Plot: The End

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: Recipe for Fiction
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students step into the future to analyze the plot!

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Introduction: Unpacking Embedded Assessment

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Changes in Self Perception: Part 1
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Changes in Self Perception: Part 1
Hillary Boles
Louisville, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By reading the introduction to the unit, and the unit objectives, and unpacking the Embedded Assessment, students will have a clear learning focus for the unit.

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Independent Reading Strategy Folder

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Reader's & Writer's Workshop: The Launch
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Reader's & Writer's Workshop: The Launch
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

 
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Close Reading

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

Students dive into some very complex text to analyze it using the close reading strategies.

 
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Prereading through Predictions

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analyis: Elements of Fiction
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What do you think will happen?

 
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Understanding Text Structure

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

Reading a story about a young girl who learns the true meaning of freedom sets the stage for this exploration of text structure.

 
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