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3 Items in Unit Module
EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3b: Understanding Perspectives: Sustaining the Oceans

For Teachers 6th Standards
The topic of ocean conservation and the impact of human activities on ocean life is the focus of three units in Module 3B. The first unit challenges sixth graders to read Mark Kurlansky’s illustrated book, World without Fish: How Kids...
13 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3b, Unit 3: Researching and Interpreting Information: What You Need to Know When Buying Fish

For Teachers 6th Standards
Module 3B ends with class members diving into case studies to learn more about overfishing methods. The goal is to discover information about sustainable fishing practices and a consumer guide for buying fish.
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a: Understanding Perspectives: The Land of the Golden Mountain

For Teachers 6th Standards
How does an author’s culture influence their perspective and point of view? Moreover, how does an author’s purpose affect their point of view? These are the questions middle schoolers investigate in a three-unit module that uses works by...
12 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a: Unit 3: Researching and Interpreting Information: How the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Affected the People of San Francisco

For Teachers 6th Standards
To conclude the module, sixth-graders research factual information about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire to make connections to literary texts about the disaster. After learning about the features of a newspaper article, young...
14 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3a, Unit 2: Comparing Varying Points of View of the Same Topic or Event

For Teachers 6th Standards
In the second unit in the 3A module, scholars examine how an author’s purpose affects point of view. They compare excerpts from “Comprehending the Calamity,” Emma Burke’s informational text about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, to...
3 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
3 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grades 6 ELA Module 2B: Voices of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
Were things really harder back in the day? That is the question sixth graders research in a three-unit module. They read information articles and literature about the adversities of medieval life, and then draft an essay in which they...
13 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2B, Unit 1: Reading Closely and Writing to Learn: Adversities in Medieval Times

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 13 lessons in the first unit of Module 2B has pupils engage in a guided research project. Sixth- graders develop their reading skills as they examine informational texts about medieval times. They practice summarizing, analyze a...
9 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 3: Writing to Inform: “My Rule to Live By”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Unit 3 of the ELA Module 2A focuses on how to craft an informative essay. Using what they learned reading Bud, Not Buddy, a Steve Jobs speech, and “If,” sixth-graders craft an essay based on one of their own personal rules for which to...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 3: My Hero’s Journey Narrative

For Teachers 6th Standards
Module 1, Unit 3 ends the study of the hero’s journey that began in Unit 1 and mythology in Unit 2. Sixth graders craft their own hero’s journey narrative that includes elements of and a theme found in classic mythology. The unit ends as...
7 Items in Collection
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Informative & Expository Writing Prompts

For Students K - 12th Standards
Good writing prompts are hard to find, especially those for informative writing such as research reports, how-to instructions, and letters. The colorfully illustrated templates in a seven-prompt collection include lines to write on, as...
13 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

For Teachers 6th Standards
Introduce sixth graders to mythology, its purposes, and its elements. The study begins with 13 lessons in Module 1, Unit 1 collection. Pupils practice their close reading skills with Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief as well as with...
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Grade 6 Literacy: Can Animals Think? Unit

For Teachers 6th Standards
Can animals think? Learners develop their thinking abilities by reading Linden's essay and constructing an evidence-based response. Complete with rubrics and exemplars to evaluate writing, the resource also has suggested pre-, during,...
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"I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Writing

For Teachers 6th Standards
It is impossible to know whether one has reached a goal without first knowing the goal. Help your sixth graders reach all the Common Core writing standards by giving them a checklist written in language they will understand. As you teach...
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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
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Science Fundamentals: Compounds!

For Students K - 8th Standards
New ReviewHydrogen and oxygen form compounds that are both necessary for life and poisonous. Learn how this is possible in a video presentation all about compounds. The informative lesson describes how compounds form and gives an in-depth analysis...
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Performance Task: Final Informative Consumer Guide

For Teachers 6th Standards
Formative feedback should be kind, specific, and helpful. Pupils engage in a peer editing process, using a rubric to critique a partner's writing. Next, scholars use the feedback to create the final version of their informative consumer...
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Analyzing the Features of an Informative Consumer Guide

For Teachers 6th Standards
Analyze, strategize, synthesize! Scholars analyze informative consumer guides to determine what features to include in their own guides. Next, pupils select charts and images to use in their guides.
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End of Unit Assessment: Drafting the Informative Consumer Guide

For Teachers 6th Standards
Not all sandwiches are edible. Scholars use a Quote Sandwich graphic organizer to draft the written content of their informative consumer guides. Additionally, they view a mini-lesson plan on formal writing. 
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Planning Content of Informative Consumer Guide: Sustainable Fishing Methods

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's no such thing as over-planning. In preparation for their informative consumer guides, scholars complete a Quote Sandwich graphic organizer to compile their information about sustainable fishing methods. Next, volunteers share...
2 In 2 Collections
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Planning Content of Informative Consumer Guide: The Issue of Overfishing and Fish Depletion

For Teachers 6th Standards
Let's get organized! Pupils organize the information they have gathered about overfishing into a Quote Sandwich graphic organizer in preparation for their informative consumer guides. Next, they engage in a pair share activity to discuss...
2 In 2 Collections
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Evaluating Research

For Teachers 6th Standards
Calling all archaeologists! Scholars dig through their research about overfishing, searching for the best information to include in their consumer guides. Next, pupils engage in a pair-share activity to discuss their findings with a...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Researching Case Studies of Depleted Fish Species

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's something fishy going on in the ocean. Using the resource, scholars engage in a jigsaw activity, researching a case study of a depleted fish species. After completing their research, each triad partners with another group to...
2 In 2 Collections
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Researching Information about Overfishing

For Teachers 6th Standards
Imagine a world without Nemo and Dory. Using the resource, pupils engage in a jigsaw activity, working in triads to research information about overfishing. They watch a video about overfishing, complete a graphic organizer, read relevant...