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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3b, Unit 1: The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations

For Teachers 5th Standards
Long before grocery stores, refrigerators, insulated clothing, central heating, snowmobiles, and motorboats, the native Inuit people of Canada learn how to use the natural resources available to survive in the Arctic. In the first unit...
17 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 3a, Unit 2: Case Study: Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 17 lessons in Module 3A, Unit 2, have fifth-graders completing a close read of Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America. They examine how writers use evidence and reasons to support their opinions. The end of unit...
12 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Readers Theater: Esperanza Rising, From Novel to Script

For Teachers 5th Standards
For a culminating project in the final unit of Module 1, fifth-graders demonstrate what they have learned about human rights by crafting scripts for a Readers Theater performance. The unit begins with class members reading informational...
3 Items in Unit Module
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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...
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...
20 Items in Unit Module
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 20 lessons in Unit 2, Module 1 collection, continue the study of mythology using The Lightning Thief as the anchor text. Six graders also read multiple myths, as well as informational text about the elements and themes found in...
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...
1 In 1 Collection
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Comprehension During Independent Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
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Independent Reading Logs

For Students 3rd - 8th
Get a different response each day of the week with five unique reading log pages. Learners will engage fully in their free reading by filling out a nightly entry on these worksheets. The log requires learners to comment on everything...
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The First Strawberries

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore Cherokee legends. They read The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac, and then do several activities to help comprehension. They discuss the book and answer comprehension questions. In addition, they retell the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Synthesizing Text Details to Explain Relationships: “Medicine and Healing”

For Teachers 5th Standards
After reading the section about medicine and healing in The Inuit Thought of It, leaners determine what they feel was the most important resource to surviving in the Arctic environment. They support their opinions with details from the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Close Reading: “Dog Sleds” and “Kayak”

For Teachers 5th Standards
Visualize it! Scholars read pages 12–15 of The Inuit Thought of It and create a visual gist of the text. They then do a close read of the text and create a natural environment anchor chart before answering text-dependent questions.
2 In 2 Collections
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: The Story of Bus Desegregation (Promises to Keep, Page 21)

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's all connected. Learners read event details in Promises to Keep to determine the connection between the bus boycott and Jackie Robinson. They watch a video and read Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses to discover even more details to...
1 In 1 Collection
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Readers Theater and the UDHR

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let's make connections! Using the resource, class members make connections between the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and their readers theater scripts. To finish, they complete a worksheet to evaluate the role of narration in...
2 In 2 Collections
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Writing Interview Questions

For Teachers 6th Standards
And now for the star witness! Scholars take a look at a model newspaper article and discuss the importance of eyewitness accounts. In groups of three, they take turns underlining text from eyewitnesses. They then regroup to talk about...
2 In 2 Collections
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment Part 1: Researching the Destruction Caused by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fires

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you interpret that? Scholars work on their mid-unit assessments by interpreting resources pertaining to the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fires. Readers use the text in their research folders and complete graphic organizers,...
2 In 2 Collections
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Planning for Writing: Studying Model Writing and Determining a Theme in The Lightning Thief

For Teachers 6th Standards
A theme runs through it. Scholars analyze how a common theme runs through the myths they have read and The Lightning Thief. They complete graphic organizers and view a four paragraph model essay. They analyze the essay for structure and...
2 In 2 Collections
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Connecting the Theme of the Expert Group Myth to a Theme in The Lightning Thief and to Life Lessons

For Teachers 6th Standards
Expert groups discuss the theme of their myths and the life lessons people learn from it. They then regroup their triads so that there is a pupil from each expert myth group and share details about their myths. The class also talks about...
2 In 2 Collections
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Selecting Evidence: “The Hero’s Journey” and The Lightning Thief (Chapter 6)

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take a closer look. Scholars learn how to read closely using chapter six in The Lightning Thief. While reading, they write the gist of paragraphs on sticky notes and stick them in the book. They then answer text-dependent questions over...
2 In 2 Collections
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Building Background Knowledge About the Hero’s Journey, Part 2: Acts 2 and 3 Plus Focusing on Key Vocabulary in “The Hero’s Journey”

For Teachers 6th Standards
It's all in the details. Scholars read acts two and three of The Hero's Journey and collect important details from the text. They share their notes with their peers and listen for key words from the story. They then turn their attention...
2 In 2 Collections
EngageNY

Defining Key Terms: Gender and Internal Identity

For Teachers 7th Standards
Be a team player! Learners examine the article Team Players and discuss how the title might relate to identity. They then analyze the article using the sheets Reader’s Notes: Team Players and Text-Dependent Questions: Team Players....
2 In 2 Collections
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Pairing Texts: Understanding Brown v. Board of Education’s Impact on Carlotta’s Journey

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars work in groups to compare excerpts from Brown v. Board of Education and A Mighty Long Way. They use the Paired Text note catcher to organize their thoughts and divide the work by using a jigsaw activity to track Carlotta's...
2 In 2 Collections
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End of Unit Assessment: Making Connections between Song Lyrics and Texts

For Teachers 8th Standards
For the end-of-unit assessment, scholars engage in small group Socratic seminars to connect the lyrics of two songs to texts they read and studied. They discuss how the songs "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" and "Lift Every Voice...