RI.6.5

Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

 
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Text Structure

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students become the architects of text! Can they find the design that works the best?

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A Closer Look at Malala

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text
Amy Coughanour
Glendale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Read with a purpose.

 
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Same Story, Different Mode

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

In order to truly understand the difference between the two modes of writing that I'm teaching right now, students needed to compare/contrast.

 
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Detecting Text

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

Secrets, clues and cover-ups, these are the things detectives seek to reveal! Explore the work of archaeologists, modern day detectives of the ancient world.

 
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Text Structure: Description

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students get interactive with their notes while analyzing text for its' structure.

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Cause and Effect-Informational Text

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 6 Getting to Know Argumentative Writing
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 6 Getting to Know Argumentative Writing
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students look and evaluate an informational text to determine causes and effects.

 
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Main Idea and Text Structures

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are pushed to identify main idea and text structure!

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Nonfiction Detectives

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

No student can resist the invitation to get up and move around the classroom. In this lesson, students search the space for samples of fiction and nonfiction texts.

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What is Important to Know?

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 3 Nonfiction and Informational Text
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 3 Nonfiction and Informational Text
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students work together to decide what is important to know!

 
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Text Structure: Problem & Solution

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students continue working through the structures using interactive notes!

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Text Structure: Chronological Order

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students get interactive with notes and their spirals to help with the understanding of text structure.

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Digging Up the Main Idea

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

Uncover how archaeologists use evidence to reach conclusions.

 
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Text Structure: Cause and Effect

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students get interactive with their notes! Can they identify the cause and effects of a situation?

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Text Structures-Review

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are pushed to grapple with complex text to determine the structure. Can they endure?

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Reviewing the Structures

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Unit 4 Text Structure
Tiffany Rose
Plainfield, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

SHOW DOWN! Students get competitive with their review of text structures!

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