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6th Grade Reading Unit - RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RI.6.1, RI.6.2
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This unit addresses four 6th grade reading standards taught throughout the course of a trimester. These lessons are designed to be taught one day a week, while the other days in the trimester are focused on writing units. This unit is designed to be co-taught with a general education and special education teacher, but can be easily adapted if only one teacher is present.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Taylor Timmer
Date Added:
06/30/2016
Aim for the Heart: Using Haiku to Recognize Theme
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This lesson, designed for use alongside the writing of an analytical paper about literature, encourages students to use haiku poetry to more fully explore theme in their other writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Susanne Rubenstein
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Amigo Brothers: Anthology
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Seventeen-year-old best friends dream of becoming light-weight boxing champions of the world. They train together until they find out that they will meet in the ring to determine who will fight in a championship tournament. In this CCSS lesson, students will explore this story through text dependent questions, academic vocabulary, and writing assignments.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Achieve the Core
Author:
Achieve to the Core
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Betsey Brown Teachers Guide
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A teachers guide for Betsey Brown by Ntozake Shange, including chapter-specific questions for increased comprehension, questions for class discussion, and suggestions for further study.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Picador USA|Macmillan|Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC
Date Added:
03/30/2017
Remix
Cinderella around the world!
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This is a remix of https://goopennc.oercommons.org/courseware/lesson/192 by Martha Levey and Toni Luther.  This is a multi-day unit on Cinderella and the many versions of the fairy tale. Students will listen to/read four versions of Cinderella identifying elements of culture and then compare/contrast two in groups. Then students will perform a reader's theater of one Cinderella story.  The whole class will remix the Cinderella story to write a modern-day version that takes into account their own cultures. 

Subject:
English as a Second Language
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Lesson
Reading
Author:
DULCE CASTILLO
Date Added:
07/01/2020
Focus on Composition
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Students use improvisation to vary established patterns and to develop an idea or theme. They combine the basic elements of the dance form(s) into sequences, describe dance works using the language of dance criticism, and reflect on their own work and that of others. Through their compositions, they demonstrate the basic movement skills of the dance form(s) studied.

Subject:
Dance
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators
Author:
Ontario Ministry of Education
Date Added:
02/26/2019
An Important Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Reading and Discussion Lesson
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This lesson encourages students to participate in group and class discussions about the novella, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Students discuss vocabulary, themes, and the writing styles used in the story. They also explore the characters as part of the task.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Author:
Donna Cosmato
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Inferring Theme
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Students will learn how to identify theme using anchor charts, graphic organizers and OER resources.  Text ranges from short stories to folk tales to poetry.  Final assignment has students reading and evaluating 3 passages to determine a common theme.

Subject:
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Melinda Glenn
Date Added:
11/05/2019
Language of Language Arts:  "The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Andersen
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This resource supports English language development for English Language Learners. Students can read the classic fairy tale online or print out the available PDF. Accompanying audio is also available for supporting comprehension and building fluency.

Subject:
English as a Second Language
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Lit2Go
Author:
Hans Christian Andersen
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Last Summer with Maizon: Basal Text
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In this story, the main character, Margaret is affected by the loss of her father and then the loss of her best friend who moves away. As she adapts to that change she discovers new talents and new friends. In this CCSS lesson, students will explore this story through text dependent questions, academic vocabulary, and writing assignments;

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Achieve the Core
Author:
Achieve to the Core
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Narrative Writing Strategies- Mythology
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Using the topic of Mythology, students will work through various activities to learn the characteristics of a Narrative Essay. This particular unit will/should take place prior to writing the Narrative Essay. Many of the lessons address how to identify, create, apply and analyze point of view, theme, dialogue punctuation, argumenative qualities and citing direct and indirect evidence.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Annie Fuzak
Date Added:
06/30/2016
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
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Students will be able to read a grade level text,  the novel "The Outsiders". As they read they will have to cite information, make inferences and connections, summarize, compare different mediums (book and movie) and learn about the author and how her experiences shaped the novel. Students will also get to write persuasively and creatively during this unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Deanna Malloch
Date Added:
06/29/2016
Teaching Theme: Fish Cheeks
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Attched and or embedded is a teacher's lesson plan for teaching Theme using a short story called Fish Cheeks. This short story needs visuals added to better support ELLs in the main classroom. Link

Subject:
English as a Second Language
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
AMANDA MANCILLA-KIMBROUGH
Date Added:
10/24/2022
Teaching Theme and Tone in Writing Using Art and Photography
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In this lesson, students view art and photographs, then attempt to capture the theme and tone of those works in writing. Students first discuss the art as a class before splitting into pairs to write a first draft of a story or poem that captures the feeling of the visual works.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Author:
Julia Bodeeb
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Teaching Theme with Saki's "The Interlopers"
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In this lesson, students examine "The Interlopers," a short story by Saki, in an attempt to find the theme of the tale. Students consider the text and its twist ending, including various elements of short stories, before working in small groups to try and come to a conclusion about what the theme of the story might be.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Author:
Trent Lorcher
Date Added:
02/26/2019